Days Out Scarborough & Whitby

Days Out in Whitby

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AirTime Trampoline Park

A fantastic trampoline park situated in the heart of East Cleveland, it’s a great day out whatever the weather.  There are a range of sessions available to accommodate a variety of ages, abilities & needs.  They also do parties.

Milhome Avenue,  Skelton Industrial Estate,  Skelton, TS12 2LQ
01287 653179

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

The Captain Cook Memorial Museum is in the 17th century house on Whitby’s harbour where the young James Cook lodged as apprentice in 1746. It was here Captain Cook trained as a seaman, leading to his epic voyages of discovery. Open daily 12th February to 31st October 2022, times may vary.

Grape Lane, Whitby, YO22 4BA
01947 601900

Scarborough to Whitby Cinder Track

The Cinder Track, between Scarborough and Whitby, is a popular off road route through the North York Moors National Park, just inland from the stunning North Yorkshire coast.  It follows the old railway line and gives views on the coast and countryside. 21 miles of track ideal for walking, biking and riding. The track starts in Sainsbury’s carpark off Falsgrave Road, Scarborough.

Danby Lodge National Park Centre

Danby Lodge is set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk, near Danby. From here, you can see moorland, woodland, farmland, miles of hedges and drystone walls, historic buildings – all basking in glorious peace and quiet. It’s an official Dark Sky Discovery Site too, one of three in the North York Moors. Entry to the centre is free.

Lodge Ln, Danby, Whitby YO21 2NB

Farsyde Riding Centre

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. Children must be over six years.

Farsyde Mews Cottages, Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, YO22 4UG
01947 880249

Mini Monsterz Whitby

A fantastic Indoor Play Centre featuring the areas tallest drop slide. We also Laser Tag, Party Venue, Customer Cafe, and Free Customer Parking. With unlimited play time, you pay a one off price and stay as long as you want. Designed for all ages, it is the ideal way to spend a day

The Carrs, Ruswarp, Whitby, YO21 1RL
01947 821106

The Bram Stoker Dracula Experience

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
01947 601923

The Endeavour Experience

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.

HM Bark Endeavour, Endeavour Wharf, Whitby, YO21 1DN
Please call 07483 118857

WHISH Sensory Room

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. Up to 4 children at a time can use the room.  The facilities can be used passively or interactively to:

  • calm overactive behaviours
  • relax and bond with children / parents / carers
  • engage or stimulate the senses to learn
  • control new movements or recover / re-learn / rehabilitate

Time slots available to book from Monday to Friday, between 10am and 4pm

WHISH Hub, St. Hilda’s Business Centre, The Ropery, Whitby, YO22 4ET
01947 899685 / 07534 117458

Whitby Abbey

In 2022, there’s more to see at Whitby Abbey than ever before. You can uncover centuries of history with the new interactive guide, and visit the revamped museum to find out more about how the abbey inspired Caedmon, the first named English poet, and Bram Stoker, the author of ‘Dracula’.  The entrance to the abbey is fully accessible, and you’ll find improved facilities in the visitor centre, including a bigger shop. There is no need to book in advance, but it is recommended.

Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT
01947 603568

Whitby Amusements on Pier Road

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

Whitby Crazy Golf

A nine hole course featuring a Windmill obstacle amongst many others such as a Space Rocket and a Watermill (without water). Crazy golf at it’s best!

Arnold Palmer Putting Course, North Promenade, Whitby
07779 797925

Whitby Museum

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