Days Out Scarborough & Whitby

Free activities

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


North Yorkshire Water Park

Offers a range of watersport activities including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, open water swimming, sailing, canoeing. Plus walks, cycle track, cafe and a relaxing environment. Free parking, free entry, you only pay to play.

NEW for 2022 – Toddler Aqua Park – Open weekends and holidays

Online bookings  – £12 per child this includes a short wetsuit if available. Each session is an hour. For ages 3 – 7 years.

Our toddler aqua park that allows younger children the chance to enjoy slides and bounce like the main AquaPark’s but in the enclosed Splash Kingdom.  Parents follow their children round the inflatable that has a paddle depth of 100 millimetres of water in the base for slip and slide fun. This activity can also be used dry on colder days to allow the fun to continue. All participants must be accompanied by an Adult (an adult is someone over the age of 18.) and are under the full supervision of said adult. One adult can supervise 3 children.

Wykeham Lakes, Long Causeway Road, Scarborough YO13 9QU

01723 865052


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. Within the park is a boating lake with an island to explore in the middle.  There are also lots of pathways leading around the park and surrounding woodlands.  Also a café & toilets.

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


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