The North York coastline is rocky and wild,offering stunning views, beautiful scenery and coastal walks.
The Yorkshire Coast starts from Saltburn-on-Sea in the north and travelling south the tiny fishing village of Staithes, a little further south and you arrive at the town of Runswick, sheltered from the blustery winds and high seas this safe little harbour with its long arc of sandy beach has been shaped by the passage of time. Runswick Bay is probably one of the most photographed bays on the Yorkshire Coast.
Travel on to the fascinating town of Whitby with its winding streets, abbey, church and harbour that is a must for every visitor, Captain Cook’s Museum can also be found in Whitby.
Further south is another tiny fishing village called Robin Hood’s Bay, this has to be one of the prettiest fishing villages on the Yorkshire Coastline. Travel onward toward Ravenscar, where the Romans once built a signal station to relay warnings of Anglo-Saxon invaders to its military bases, and you arrive at the well known resort of Scarborough. Reputed to be one of the oldest resorts in the country, Scarborough has an impressive sweeping sandy bay, a castle that has never been taken by force and enough attractions to keep the most fastidious visitors returning year after year.
Southward to Filey, with its miles of golden sands, panoramic views, is the ideal place to relax and unwind, Filey positioned at the head of a broad bay which sweeps from the rocky prominentry of Filey Brig to the spectacular seabird colony of Bempton Cliffs on Flamborough Head. The area is popular with walkers, cyclist, ramblers and day visitors. Bridlington with its busy harbour and fun attractions for all the family, including the popular all-weather Leisure World then Hornsea which is a small picturesque seaside resort. Hornsea boasts miles of sandy beaches and the town is full of charm and character.
Withernsea is a small vibrant coastal resort town, with miles of sandy beaches and has a traditional seaside atmosphere.
For many people a weekend break or a long weekend is the popular way to enjoy the Yorkshire costal towns and villages, throughout this website you will find information on places to visit, tourist attractions, recreational activities, travel advise and if required accommodation in the location of your choice.