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Places to Visit on the Yorkshire Coast

North Yorkshire Moors

Whitby Coastline Map


Bridlington - Bridlington situated on the East coast of Yorkshire. Bridlington lies north of Hull and the River Humber, just south of Flamborough Head. Further north of Bridlington lies the seaside holiday resorts of Filey, Scarborough and Whitby.

Filey - Filey is the perfect place for those who want an active holiday, a short weekend break or for those who just prefer to relax with the restful background of fishermen mending their nets along the quaint harbour side.

Glaisdale Glaisdale is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the River Esk, between the villages of Lealholm and Egton Bridge, 8 miles  west of Whitby.

Goathland - Goathland is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is in the North York Moors national park situated due north of Pickering, off the A169 to Whitby.

Grosmont - Grosmont, pronounced "growmont" is a small village and civil parish situated in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England and is within the North York Moors National Park.

Lealholm - Lealholm, is a small village in the Glaisdale civil parish of the Borough of Scarborough, in North Yorkshire, England. It is sited at a crossing point of the River Esk, in Eskdale which is within the North York Moors National Park.

Pickering - Pickering, positioned as it is on what would have been the shores of the glacial lake at the end of the last Ice Age, the settlement was in an ideal place to flourish from the multiple natural resources of the moorlands

Robin-Hood-Bay - By about the year 1000 the neighbouring hamlet of Raw and village of Thorpe (Fylingthorpe) in Fylingdales had been settled by Norwegians and Danes.

Scarborough - In 1626, a Mrs Farrow discovered a stream of acid water running from one of the cliffs down to the south of the town. This gave birth to the Scarborough Spa Waters and attracted a flood of visitors.

Staithes - Staithes is a seaside village in North Yorkshire, England. Roxby Beck, a small river running through Staithes, is the border between the Borough of Scarborough and neighbouring Redcar and Cleveland.

Whitby - In 867, Whitby Abbey was destroyed by Danish Viking raiders who had landed 2 miles from Whitby at Ravens Hill and attacked the settlement, destroying Whitby Abbey.

York - York is a walled city, situated at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire. York has a rich heritage and has provided the backdrop to major political events throughout much of its two millennia of York's existence.