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Further Afield


Bridlington is a working fishing port and has several attractions, including the John Bull rock factory, and Bridlington Leisure World . Boat Trips can also be booked here.


Bridlington Animal Park

Bridlington Animal Park is an award-winning, family-owned business that has lots to offer for a fun-filled family day out. They have a great range of birds which includes Parrots, Falcons and Owls. Their animals include Donkeys, Marmosets, Civets, Wallabies, Meerkats, Racoons, Porcupines and lots more furry friends. The daily timetable includes flying demonstrations, feeding and animal handling. There is a range of experiences for all ages that includes 'Meet the meerkats', 'A small carnivore experience' and an 'Owl experience'. 


Sewerby Hall near Bridlington

Sewerby Hall has award winning gardens, Amy Johnson room, museum and art gallery. There is also a children's zoo, tea rooms and a pitch and putt golf course. 



Flamborough Head

The chalk cliffs at Flamborough head rise to a height of 400 ft. The visitor centre organises regular walks along the coast and holds talks about the cliffs and countryside nearby.  The cliff top has two standing lighthouse towers, the oldest dating from 1669 and Flamborough Head Lighthouse built in 1806.


Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs is an RSPB bird reserve located near to Flamborough Head on the Yorkshire Coast. It was awarded a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence for 2014 and is home to one of the UK's top wildlife spectacles. Around half a million seabirds gather here between March and October to raise a family on towering chalk cliffs which overlook the North Sea. It’s especially fun to see the puffins nesting there.



Burton Agnes Hall  near Bridlington

Burton Agnes Hall is among the finest of English houses. This stately home is bursting with artefacts, treasures and works of art collected by the family over five centuries. Beautiful grounds, woodland walks and a walled garden containing a maze, giant games and a jungle garden make a day out here perfect for all the family. (No second-floor access for wheelchairs).



Sledmere House, East Yorkshire 

Situated in acres of award-winning gardens, Sledmere House is one of Yorkshire's most beautiful houses. Exquisitely decorated, it houses antiques, fine pottery and many works of art. A picnic in the grounds or a woodland walk are perfect ways to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surroundings here. A newly developed play area, terrace café and Military museum make it an ideal destination for all the family.




About eight miles from The Bay will take you to Scarborough one of the earliest seaside towns. There is plenty to do across the North and South Bays including traditional seaside fun.


North Bay Railway & Sky Trail

This railway is a unique attraction and recreates the main line in miniature, with tunnel, bridges, signal box, turntable and station. Situated on the same site as the North Bay Railway, is the Sky Trail, Scarborough’s alternative to Go Ape, a great place for kids and adults to be adventurous on ropes and beams up high.


Scarborough Castle

Is in a stunning location with panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline.



Peasholm Park, Scarborough

Peasholm is a beautiful park with a tranquil lake on which people can hire boats of all sorts to enjoy messing about on the water. Check out the Peasholm Park naval battle as well.



Sealife Scarborough

Sea Life's magnificent ocean tank has been spectacularly transformed with its own colourful Caribbean-style coral reef and hundreds of dazzling reef fish sharing quarters with turtles and tropical sharks.



Terror Tower, Scarborough

A unique haunted house thrill. Ride the lift simulator and tour the old film sets from famous chiller movies including Dracula's Castle, Aliens and Jurassic Dinosaurs plus many more. There are real actors among the models, see if you can tell the difference! (Not suitable for under 5s)



Alpamare Waterpark & Spa

Choose from the gigantic wave pool, warm outdoor garden pool, splash and play area or stunning outdoor infinity pool.  There are four exhilarating state-of-the-art long water rides that will take your breath away and give you the adrenaline ride of your life.

Or alternatively have a more grown up day and visit the spa to relax and unwind.



Open Air Theatre

Past line ups have included, Kylie, Lionel Richie, Madness, Lewis Capaldi, Little Mix and Alfie Boe why not team up your stay whilst watching a concert of your choice.



North Yorkshire Waterpark

Just 6 miles out of Scarborough is one of the largest natural watersport lakes in North Yorkshire. Paddle boarding, kayaking, open water swimming and pedalos available 7 days a week. Or if the water isn’t for you take a stroll, run or cycle around the 2.5km all-terrain gravelled lakeside track or enjoy a drink and delicious snack in the café.


For more information please also see Things to do in Filey with the Children 


Other Places to visit within an hours drive


Whitby is a very picturesque seaside town which is split by the River Esk. The town is home to Whitby Abbey, which was Bram Stoker’s inspiration for “Dracula”. Enjoy fish and chips on the beach and watch the world go by at the harbour.



North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering

Britain's most popular heritage railway carries over 300,000 passengers per year on scenic journeys through 18 miles of beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park.



Flamingo land, Malton

The UK's only theme park, zoo and holiday village set in 375 acres of North Yorkshire parkland with lots to see and do. Masses of rides, from big rollercoasters to smaller rides, and a wide range of animal species to look at and even adopt.



Eden Camp, Malton 

A visit to this museum - housed in an original 'Prisoner of War' camp, is both entertaining and educational and will appeal to all ages. There is so much to do, it makes a great day out.



Castle Howard

Glorious 'Brideshead Revisited' mansion with gardens on a grand scale. The park covers 1000 acres, a fittingly beautiful setting for impressive architecture: The Mausoleum, The Temple of the Four Winds, and the new river bridge.




Staithes is a gorgeous fishing village with a cosy harbour a great destination for geologist and fossil hunters.

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