Days Out Scarborough & Whitby

Days Out in Scarborough


In line with Government guidance on COVID-19, some businesses remain closed whilst others have the go ahead to open. Social distancing restrictions remain in place. For any of the listings on here please check with the venue if it is open or closed before attending.

I am endeavouring to keep the listings as up to date as possible but please check with venues first, thanks for your understanding at this crazy time, Team Mumbler.

Paint a pot and try other crafts at the Crafty Creations Cafe, a place fun for all ages and all weathers.

Summer opening times: Evening bookings in advance are available every day, 6 pm close at 9 pm. Normal opening 10 am, last entry 4 pm,  pre booking is advised to ensure a table is available. Closed Friday unless you book in advance.

We have a range of craft activities for you to enjoy these include Pot Painting, Decopatch​, Fabric Creation and Jewellery Making. Alternatively, relax and spend time with friends and enjoy the atmosphere.  We offer you a range of coffee and teas and why not treat yourself to a slice of cake. Coffee not your thing, don’t worry we also have milkshakes and soft drinks.

We want the Crafty Creations Cafe to be enjoyed by local people Scarborough and visitors to the area.  We, therefore, offer  children’s craft time that provides a range of affordable activities suitable for younger children.

You can also book a  children’s party or an adult only craft evening.

Only here for the day, no problem! Many of our crafts including Acrylic painting of pots can be taken with you once complete or we can post them to you when they have been glazed and fired. Please visit our activities page for details and also visit our events page for seasonal and special sessions.

4 Eastborough, Scarborough, YO11 1NW


info@craftycreationscafe.co.uk
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Have fun (re-)discovering Scarborough, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

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Get ready to set sail on the newly refurbished Pirate Adventure Golf at SEA LIFE Scarborough

Ahoy there me hearties! Are you ready for a game of golf like no other? Then why not try your hand at the newly refurbished Pirate Adventure Mini Golf at SEA LIFE Scarborough?  It’s a swashbuckling game for the whole family with a new challenge at every hole.

In true pirate style, your navigation skills will be tested as you make your way around cannons, treasure chests and gunpowder barrels.

Will you hold your nerve as you jump aboard a pirate raft and make your way over water to the halfway point?

Can you conquer all 12 holes?

Do you have enough skill to beat your family?

There’s only one way to find out!

Make sure you book your adventure online as you won’t want you to miss out on this treasure chest of fun!

All tickets must be pre-booked online here https://www.visitsealife.com/scarborough/tickets-passes/

Adult (15+ Years) £4.50

Child (3-14 Years) £3.50

Annual Pass – Adult £3.60

Annual Pass  – Child £2.80

Booking online is essential.


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Open daily from 10am – 5pm

Cafe is open fully for eat in or take away

Indoor playbarn will be open from Monday 19th July 2021.

Lots to do for younger children including farm animal barns, outdoor playground and sandpits, tractor rides, cafe and picnic areas

No need to book for normal visits.

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Killerby Grange, Station Road, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3TL


01723 586351.
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The Scarborough Fair Collection hosts a magnificent working collection of Vintage Cars, Steam Engines, Vintage Fairground Rides and Mechanical Organs topped off with a ‘Mighty’ Wurlitzer Organ in our spacious ballroom. Set in the scenic grounds of the Flower of May Holiday Park on the coast road between Scarborough and Filey.

Here at the museum we have a well stocked tea bar providing, sandwiches, cakes and lavish afternoon teas. Sit in the ballroom and be entertained by the vintage dance organs while you eat.

Once you’ve had a look around the museum, make the most of your day and take the little one(s) swimming too! The indoor pool on the Flower of May is open to the public!

Lebberston Cliff, Filey Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NU
01723 586698

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Alpamare, Scarborough

Large wave pool, warm outdoor garden pool, Splash and Play area or stunning outdoor infinity pool.
4 long water rides.
Under 6’s go free but they are not allowed on the slides.
North Bay
28 Burniston Road
Scarborough
YO12 6PH
01723 86 1431

“If you go Mon-Fri 10-12 then the cost is £9 for Adults and under 6’s are free. None of the slides are open until 12 (under 6’s can’t go on them anyway). There are 2 heated pools outside with sea views which were amazing, a large wave pool inside and a water splash area for younger ones with a couple of slides.” Mumbler user ’19

 

Betton Farm

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.

Excellent place for kids – Mumbler recommended RS ‘ 18

East Ayton, Nr Scarborough, YO13 9HT

01723 863143

Dexters Surf Shop

Dexters provide a professional, surfing experience, all year round, to people from all walks of life.

The Surf lessons offered is designed by the ASI team to be educational, rewarding and fun, helping people to try something new, advance on what they know already, or just to get out there in the water and have fun. £26 per person.

Unit 5, Kepwick House, North Bay, Scarborough, YO12 7TN
01723 377 565

Escape Room, Scarborough

OPENING SATURDAY 18th JULY 2020

Wizard’s Quest
Immerse yourself in the magical world of the Wizard’s School, where, starting in the Spells and Potions Room, you must solve cunning puzzles and fiendish riddles to gain access to the Professor’s Study where you are challenged to find the only spell which can save the world from the impending threat of Dark Forces.

Participants are “locked” in a room, and have only sixty minutes to solve a series of clues, puzzles and riddles to enable them to successfully complete their mission and ‘escape’ the room – and so win the game. We recommend that groups of under 16s should have at least one adult in their team.

2 Vernon Road,
YO11 2NG

07787 432621

Hidden Horizons

Based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire we offer a wide range of events, including fossil hunts, rock pooling trips, dinosaur footprint walks, etc. Their experienced leaders will be able to show you the amazing secrets hidden on our coast, from 180 million year old fossils and Jurassic dinosaur footprints to the creatures that call it home today.

Ideal for families, small groups and birthday parties!

Scarborough, South Bay
Ring for details and prices 07964 759433

Mini Monsterz Scarborough

Indoor soft play area with junior, toddler and baby areas.
Every evening from 6pm Laser Tag is run.
Customer café.
Party packages are available.
Free parking
5-8 Newchase Court, Hopper Hill Rd, Scarborough, YO11 3YS
(01723) 586665

North Bay Railway

Railway OPEN with restrictions in place. Regular trains running. Book tickets via the website. 

Historic seaside miniature railway, offering a wide range of attractions including the Sky Trail (closed – end of June opening), Water Walking Balls (closed – end of June opening), Boating Lake (open – pedalos £5 (seat 4)) and Historic Water Chute (open – £3 (2 goes)). Operating trains since 1931, taking passengers for around ¾ mile from Peasholm Park to Scalby Mills stations, offering beautiful views of Scarborough’s North Bay. 100% wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Dogs are welcome (£1.50) but must be kept on a short lead.

Railway Opens weekdays 10.40 a.m. (timetable varies over the summer – please see website)
Adult Return £4.50
Child Return £4.00 (under 2 years free)
Adult Single £3.50
Child Single £3.00

Burniston Rd
Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6PF

01723 368791

North Yorkshire Water Park

One of the largest natural sports lakes in North Yorkshire, we offer a range of fun, relaxing and exciting activities for everyone to enjoy.

2.5km all-terrain walking and cycle track around the lake (FREE to use) whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Dog friendly – Please note all dogs must be kept on a lead to avoid disturbing nesting birds and wildlife.

Have a go at kayaking, test your balance on a stand-up paddle board or learn to sail, take a dip and go for an open water swim or take a peaceful trip on one of our electric mini ships or pedalos.

FREE PARKING, FREE ENTRY, #YOUONLYPAYTOPLAY

Wykeham Lakes, Long Causeway Road, Scarborough YO13 9QU

Olympia Leisure

12 lane Ten Pin Bowling Alley with fabulous balcony views of Scarborough’s Seafront and Bay

Kart track, recommended ages between 4 and 10 years. £1.00 per car / child. Adults can ride with their child

Arcade

Children’s parties available.

Olympia Leisure, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, YO11 1NU
Phone: 01723 377 960

Peasholm Park, Scarborough

Peasholm Park Scarborough, North Yorkshire is 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.

There are dinosaurs & fairies on the loose in Peasholm Park! Grab your mobile phone and take your children along to play our Augmented Reality Dinosaur Safari and Winter Fairy Fun. The Love Exploring app is free to download

Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough YO12 7QZ
01723 500954

Pot 2 Doodle Do

A family friendly place for people of any age or artistic ability to come and explore their creative sides. Fun relaxing and creative studio for children’s parties, hen parties and babies hand and footprints.
Create original personalised presents for birthdays, christenings, weddings, anniversaries ( the 9th wedding anniversary is pottery!) Valentines Day, Mothering Sunday and Fathers Day.
We also offer clay imprints and activities.
Gift vouchers are also available for a unique present or new baby gift.

5 North Marine Road, Scarborough, YO12 7EY

01723 447475

Redcliffe Farm

A superb local farm shop filled with amazing local produce. A Cafe, courtyard of animals and play farm all wait to be discovered.

Redcliffe Farm, Redcliffe Lane, Lebberston, Scarborough, YO11 3NT.
01723 583194

Rotunda Museum

Open May 2021

Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays | Open Bank Holiday Mondays

The Rotunda Museum is full of fascinating objects, from fossils found on East Yorkshire’s Dinosaur Coast to Gristhorpe Man, the skeleton and coffin of a Bronze Age man, which is the best example of a tree burial in Britain.

Visit ‘The Gateway to the Dinosaur Coast’ to meet the residents of Jurassic Scarborough and come face to face with the Speeton Plesiosaur – a marine reptile from the lower Cretaceous period, found near Filey.

Rotunda Museum, Cliff Bridge Terrace, Scarborough, YO11 2HB
01723 353665

Scarborough Art Gallery

OPEN with safety measures in place – Entry will be FREE throughout July, open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.

Scarborough Art Gallery houses the borough’s permanent collection of fine art, as well as having regular events for children, especially during the holidays.

Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays | Open Bank Holiday Mondays

Scarborough Art Gallery
The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW
01723 374753

Scarborough Castle

Scarborough Castle is beautifully situated on the cliffs overlooking the North Sea and Scarborough.

All the main outdoor areas will be open as usual, but to secure everyone’s safety the indoor museum space will remain closed. Take away food and drinks for you to enjoy. Toilets will be open.

You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. Tickets are available to book now. Members tickets are free but you still need to book.

Castle Road, Scarborough, YO11 1HY
Phone: 01723 372451

Scarborough Footgolf

Open daily from 10am until dusk.

With a 9 hole main course and a 9 hole adventure course both ideal for players of all ages and abilities.  Great prices with discounts for families and groups.

Killerby Lane, Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3TP

Booking is advisable on 07519 189411

Scarborough Sea Life Centre

OPEN May 17th 2021

Scalby Mills, Scarborough, YO12 6RP. 0871 4232110
Open daily from 10am
Various enclosures of sealife to see including turtles and penguins. Also play area, mini golf and soft play

Sky Trail Adventure

CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID19 (hope to open end of June)

Experience the high-level thrills of the North Bay Railway’s Sky Trial Adventure, one of only a few in the country. If you’re after an adrenalin rush, rise to the challenge around our 2 level rope bridge and beam course.

Need to be 5 years old and 1m tall to use the Sky Trail Adventure. Adventurers less than 1.2m tall must be accompanied by someone aged 18 or over, 1 Adult can accompany 2 Children maximum under 1.2m.

North Bay, North Yorkshire, Scarborough, YO12 6PF
01723 368791

Stained Glass Centre

Situated between the Yorkshire coastal resorts of Scarborough and Filey.

Discover the history of and see how stained glass is made, learn how to make stained glass and fused glass in our new class room. Visit our extensive showroom for lampshades, mirrors and gifts, relax in our tearoom and gardens, hot daily specials, freshly baked cakes and scones.

Killerby Lane, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3TP

01723 581236

The Plough Inn, Lebberston

The Fun farm soft play area near Scarborough! It is perfect for little ones – from babies to big kids! Perfect for a rainy day!

And while your little ones are letting off steam and burning some energy at our indoor play area, you can sit back and relax and enjoy snack from our tasty menu or a drink.

For older children, we also have an outdoor play area. Here they can enjoy slides, swings and a climbing frame, all of which are free to use.

Boak End, Lebberston, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NX

Tel: 01723 582224

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