Things to do around Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby and the North Yorkshire Coastline

Local Area Attractions

Approximately two miles from Holly Cottage is the picturesque coastal village of Robin Hood’s Bay with it’s interesting maze of twisting streets famously renowned as a smuggler’s haunt. After a walk along the beach and exploring the rock pools and fossils, a welcome choice of Inns, a tea room, bistro or good old fish and chips are available to enjoy.

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A few of our favourites

Willie Fortunes Famous Smoked Kippers are shipped worldwide

The ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey, Whitby - little wonder it was associated with Dracula

Replica Bark Endeavour offers sightseeing trips out of Whitby Harbour

Scripp's Funeral Services can be found in Goathland (aka Aidensfield in Heartbeat)

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, steam trains run from Grosmont to Pickering

Whitby's famous Whale Bones framing the Abbey

Sandend in perfect for family fun on the beach

Fish and chips on the quayside while fighting off the gulls is a great British tradition

Some photos on this page courtesy of Fred Brunskill | More photos can be found in the Gallery »