A Coastline of Contrasts. It has a Glorious Coast, Delicious Cuisine, Rich Culture & History, Beautiful Countryside, Outdoor Adventure, Creative Events, Spectacular Views - The Yorkshire Coast it has it all.
Stretching from Spurn Point to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, this unique stretch of coastline boasts a string of gorgeous and very different seaside towns and villages, from traditional resorts such as Bridlington, Filey, Scarborough and Whitby, to picture-perfect fishing communities like Robin Hood’s Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes. Many of which are in the stunning North York Moors National Park.
It’s a coastline of many contrasts, whether you’re a family looking for a welcoming beach, a food lover in search of the best and the freshest, or the outdoor type in search of walks and wildlife, the Yorkshire Coast offers the perfect holiday.
You won’t have any trouble finding somewhere to lay your head after a busy day having fun. From traditional bed & breakfasts, pubs & Inns, 4 star hotels, luxury boutique boltholes, country estates, manor houses and self-catering cottages & apartments; to working farms with wigwams, wagons and tree top lodges – the accommodation on the Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors is as varied as the landscape.
Whether you’re a gourmet connoisseur, a budding Sir Bradley Wiggins, a land lubber or a salty sea dog – we’ve got an event for you.
Join the racing elite for the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 - kicking off on the 28 April, with the Stage One finish at Scarborough’s striking North Bay.
Say ‘Thank you’ to our British Armed Forces at the ever popular Armed Forces Day on 24 June – with vintage stalls, marching bands, air displays and music; it’s a memorable day where we show support for our brave men and women, past, present and future.
The 19th annual Scarborough Maritime Festival takes place on 21 to 23 July. Seafest welcomes budding pirates and land lubbers alike, with live music from dawn to dusk, foods from around the world, demonstrations in the cooking theatre by top local chefs and over 30 craft and food stalls.
On 29 & 30 July Filey hosts the Festival of Filey – Return of the Dragon. With live bands, musicals, motorcycle stunts and riding shows; go along and enjoy a weekend of free entertainment and family fun.
Whitby Regatta sails in on 18 to 21 August, the regatta is a full weekend of entertainment -embracing yacht and rowing races plus much more; finishing with a spectacular firework display. For those who prefer horse power to man power the P1 Powerboats Yorkshire Grandprix of the Sea and Food & Drink Festival motors into Scarborough 1 to 3 September.
On 9 September, as the darker nights roll in, we welcome the Goldwing Light Parade to Scarborough’s South Bay; this popular event is one of the UK’s most glitzy Goldwing charity events!
So what are you waiting for? Visit www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com
to find out about all the events and make some memories on the Yorkshire Coast.
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Tourism Services, Scarborough Borough Council, Town Hall, St Nicolas Street, Scarborough , YO11 2HG