Days Out Scarborough & Whitby

Free activities

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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.


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


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.
Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough YO12 7QZ
01723 500954


The Moors National Park Centre

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