Perched high on a cliff, it’s easy to see why the haunting remains of Whitby Abbey were inspiration for Bram Stoker’s gothic tale of ‘Dracula’. English Heritage promise to re-enact the famous story this summer over a series of weekends:
Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT
Phone: 01947 603568
We have a range of sessions available to accommodate a variety of ages, abilities & needs, including our General Sessions (Air Fun) and Fitness Sessions (Air Fit) as well as sessions dedicated to Tots (Air Tots), Families & those with Additional Needs (Air +).
Our on-site cafeteria is fully stocked with light snacks, confectionary and both hot and cold beverages to keep energy levels high!
We accommodate parties and group bookings 7 days a week!
Please note minimum ages:-
Air + 4 to 16 (Junior). One supervising Standard Age 18+ required for every 1 Junior.
Air Fun – 4+ years (Standard).
Air Families – Ages 4 to 13 (Junior). One supervising Standard Age 18+ required for every 2 Juniors.
Air Tots – Ages 3 to 5 (Junior). One supervising Standard Age 18+ for every 2 Juniors.
Air Party – Age 4+.
Milhome Avenue, Skelton Industrial Estate, Skelton, TS12 2LQ
Grape Lane, Whitby, YO22 4BA
Pottery painting fun for all the family, come rain or shine.
Hot and cold drinks and a selection of cakes are also available!
5B Skinner Street, Whitby YO21 3AH
Opening Hours Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
Horse riding for all in Robin Hood’s Bay. Hacking for experienced riders and trekking for novices, in outstanding coastal and country scenery. Ride along old rail path, beach, fields and moorland for 1-3 hours. Qualified supervision.
Farsyde Mews Cottages, Farsyde House, Robin Hood’s Bay, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, YO22 4UG
The areas biggest & best Children’s Indoor Play Area with Pottery Painting Studio and Climbing Wall. Laser Tag venue every evening.
Fantastic Party venue and Customer cafe, with Ample FREE parking.
Loads to do for all the family, with NO age, height or time restrictions.
The Carrs, Ruswarp, Whitby, YO21 1RL
Runs from Pickering to Whitby over 24 miles of beautiful Yorkshire Scenery.
Old fashioned steam engines running through beautiful countryside, can jump on and off at various villages.
Regular special events for children.
The Dracula Experience is without doubt a “must see” when you are visiting Whitby. This world-renowned, historical and popular resort in North Yorkshire has deep connections with Count Dracula himself.
Marine Parade, Whitby, YO21 3PR
Inside our fantastic recreated vessel, both the upper and lower decks have been renovated to look ship-shape. The Endeavour features an exhibition packed to the brim with interactive displays, as well as our brilliant Orlop Restaurant, perfect for afternoon tea by day, and candlelit (scurvy-free) romancing by night
Please call 07483 118857
HM Bark Endeavour, Endeavour Wharf, Whitby, YO21 1DN,
The Moors National Park Centre is our historic visitor centre, set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk, near Danby. From the doorstep, you can see pretty much everything that makes the North York Moors National Park so special: moorland, woodland, farmland, miles of hedges and drystone walls, historic buildings – all basking in glorious peace and quiet. Home of the National Park’s Education Service.
Enjoy a big breath of moorland fresh air and soak up the sweeping views. It’s an official Dark Sky Discovery Site too, one of three in the North York Moors.
There is loads to do here and it is absolutely FREE.
Explore the open spaces … discover the secret places.
Visit the Inspired by… gallery with its changing exhibitions of work inspired by the North York Moors plus gallery shop with artworks, artisan crafts and handmade jewellery
Climb the walls! Try our fabulous climbing wall. Kids only – it’s far too much fun for adults!
Have a cuppa in The Woolly Sheep Cafe and treat yourself to some delicious home-cooking
Make like a monkey in the outdoor adventure play area
Visit our woodland kitchen for messy mud-pie making, in the Mud Kitchen, complete with ovens, cupboards, pots and pans. It’s open from spring until the end of November. Perfect for under 5’s
Get lost in the Salmon Labyrinth, following the incredible journey of a salmon upstream to its spawning grounds
Try your hand at quoits, a traditional North York Moors pastime
Brush up your wayfinding skills in the Compass Field
Explore Crow Wood via a short, circular, easy access route that starts in the main car park
Have a picnic in the grounds
The Moors National Park Centre
North York Moors National Park, Lodge Ln, Danby, Whitby YO21 2NB
Monday – Friday 10 – 4pm and can open at weekends with prior arrangement.
A multi-sensory sensory room is a stimulating environment aimed at developing coordination, motor skills, colour recognition, communication and sensory skills for children and adults with sensory impairments.
The senses can be auditory, visual, tactile, motor, cognition, communication, proprioception or vestibular.
The facilities can be used both passively and interactively to:
To arrange a FREE induction session call 07534 117458
Following your induction you can book the Sensory Room for £10 per hour for up to 4 supervised children.
St. Hilda’s Business Centre
On Pier Road there are three amusement arcades. As well as the usual bingo, slot machines and small children’s rides, there is a crazy golf with a pirate theme, shooting gallery, mini ten pin bowling and a soft play centre for younger children, alongside a cafe for the parents to supervise from.
Pier Road, Whitby, YO21 3PU
Visiting Whitby Museum is a good indoor activity for older children. It is home to many fascinating collections. The Archaeology Collection displays Bronze Age weapons and Roman lamps amongst other things. The Captain Cook collection contains many historically important artifacts, that illustrate his association with Whitby and events of his voyages (1768-1779). The museum houses one of the best collections of Jet artifacts in the world. There are many examples of jewellery (broaches and pendants), a chess table and even a model of Whitby Abbey!
Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE · 01947 602908