Activities that are either free or low cost in and around Scarborough, Whitby & Filey this Easter Holiday.
Moo Music Scarborough, Filey & Beyond are offering you a free session at your local library in Scarborough.
These sessions are fun and exciting for you and your little one to enjoy! We bring our songs to life using our props the songs are educational, cover every aspect of life imaginable, and are insanely catchy! The sessions are interactive, relaxed and friendly and will help your child gain confidence and develop memory, language and co-ordination skills.
Scarborough Library 10:30 till 11:15
Ayton Library 13:30 till 14:15
Scalby Library 10:30 till 11:15
Eastfield Library 13:30 till 14:15
Spaces are limited and need to be pre booked, please contact the library you wish to attend your free session.
The Moors National Park Centre, Danby
Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April 11am – 4pm
The cheeky Easter Bunny has hidden the Wish Dragon’s eggs! Cam you find them all for her?
The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, YO21 2NB
Adult Free, Child £4
More activities similarly priced, details here
Easter at Pannett Park
Wednesday 4th April 2018 11am to 1.30pm
It’s a family fun event with an Easter egg hunt, Easter egg rolling, games, stalls, craft activities & a performance by Paul Nicholas School of Acting.
Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE
Filey Bird Garden
Good Friday (30th March 2018) to Easter Monday (2nd April 2018)
FREE to take part. Simply work out the riddles to find the lettered eggs and win a Cadbury’s Creme Egg and chance of a £10 Thorntons Voucher
Scarborough Road, Filey, YO14 9PG
Wednesday, April 4 at 1 PM – 3 PM 2018 Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE
Thursday, April 5th & April 12th 2018 at 11 AM – 12:30 PM Glen Gardens, Filey, YO14 9DN
Friday, April 6th & April 13th 2018 at 10:30 AM – 12 PM Peasholm Park, Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7TS
Xplorer is the perfect outdoor activity for primary and pre-school children and their families.
Xplorer is a family friendly navigation challenge that is educational and fun and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. It involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making that the whole family can enjoy together.
Have fun together – Go Xplore! Just £1 per map to Xplore!
Explore and Create at The Rotunda Museum
3rd & 10th April – Fossil Handling 10.30am – 12pm & 1.30pm – 3pm
Explore Prehistoric times and find out about dinosaur footprints in hands-on sessions with our fossil experts.
4th & 11th April – Dinosaur Egg Trail 10am – 5pm
Explore the Rotunda Museum as you look for dinosaur eggs and sneaky clues left by Megan the Megalosaurus along the way!
Collect your chocolatey prize at the end of the trail.
6th April – Bug Lab 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm
Come up close and personal with the bugs, bees and beetles from our museum collections. Discover the facts and mysteries behind the insects, then create some inspired crafts.
13th April – Mesolithic Mysteries 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm
Discover the mysteries of our Stone Age site Star Carr. Why did Mesolithic people wear antlers on their heads and could you survive on a Stone Age diet?
Drop in, no booking required. No extra charge for activities. Adult entry costs £3 for an ANNUAL pass. Under 18s FREE
The Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road, Cliff Bridge Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2HB
Explore and Create at Scarborough Art Gallery
31st March – 14th April (excluding Mondays) 10am – 5pm – Spring Trail
Explore Scarborough Art Gallery as you look for interesting clues and facts along the way! Collect your chocolatey prize at the end of the trail.
Drop in, no booking required. No extra charge for activities. FREE with an Annual Pass. Adult entry costs £3 for an ANNUAL pass. Under 18s FREE
Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW 01723 374753
Peasholm Park, Scarborough
Open for everyone to enjoy all year round, 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Entrance to the Park, which is never closed, is FREE.
Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough YO12 7QZ
Betton Farm is a Visitors Centre, Tea Room, Farm shop, Farm Yard and playground.
There are plenty of things to do and see even in wet weather.
The farm animals are always a favourite with the children especially in spring time with our newly born lambs and piglets. With chickens, goats, guinea pigs and rabbits children can get close to their favourite farm animals.
Large grassed play equipment area with climbing frames and slides. For the under 5’s there’s a wide range of small ride on bikes and cars to play on.
Racecourse Road, Scarborough. YO13 9HT Phone 01723 863143
Pannett Park, Whitby
Pannett Park, a haven of peace and tranquillity and located close to the centre of Whitby in North Yorkshire, is well worth a visit, whichever season of the year. Excellent for family and nature walks.
There’s also a unique Jurassic garden which is complete with a life-size replica of one of the sea creatures of the time. Add in a tree, maths and turtle trails to follow as well as both open and enclosed picnic areas and the whole park offers enormous family appeal.
Our younger visitors can enjoy creating leaf rubbings whist on the tree trail. Paper and crayons are available from the staff at the Museum desk.
Exhibit some spectacular fossils found in the local alum workings and ‘curiosities’, brought from foreign lands by the captains of Whitby’s sailing ships as well as loads of other interesting artifacts.
Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE
Adults £5 for Annual Pass (subsequent visits FREE), Children FREE
Take a walk on the Yorkshire Beaches, there are lots of lovely beaches nearby. Buy some bacon and a crabbing kit for hours of fun on Whitby Harbour. Take a bucket and look for fossils. Great places to search include Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, North Bay Scarborough and Cayton Bay, Read a short guide here
For more ideas for Easter Holidays see our full What’s on Guide here or visit our Days Out page – Filey, Scarborough, Whitby.
Why don’t you join our Ryedale & The Coast Mumbler chat group where you can share reviews of days out/activities and get ideas from others.
Hope you have a great Easter Holiday.