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Great Group Experiences & Activities Near Robin Hood's Bay

Great Group Experiences & Activities Near Robin Hood's Bay

Great Group Experiences & Activities Near Robin Hood's Bay

Do you and your friends like to try out new experiences?

Learn a new skill maybe?

Have adventures, discover new places and things to do?

If so, we have great selection group experiences and Activities near Robin Hood’s Bay.

Robin Hood’s Bay

Perched on the coast between the surrounding cliffs of Scarborough and Whitby sits a Bay. The backdrop of the Bay is an old Yorkshire fishing village. This is Robin Hood’s Bay, the gem on the picturesque coastal edge of the North York Moors National.

Built on a steep hill the old 17th Century village heads down to the Bay. Winding streets, steep steps and cobbled alleyways make up what was once called Baytown. A maze of a village it’s easy to get lost here in Robin Hood’s Bay. Just all part of the magic of what makes it so special.

Just 7 miles from Whitby Robin Hood’s Bay is a great village for holidaying as a group or family. The beach is just moments away and great for rock pooling, fossil hunting and beach walks. There is an abundance of Pubs, Restaurants, Cafes, Eateries and Takeaways. You will also find lots of quaint little shops around the village.

All of the Experiences listed in this Guide are within a 50 minute drive from Robin Hood’s Bay.

Whitby Surf School | Whitby

Learn to Surf or Stand Up Paddle on the coast of Whitby and Sandsend. Whitby boasts some of the greatest surf conditions on the Yorkshire Coast.

Enjoy two hours of tuition for all the group together with your coach. You’ll be catching waves in no time. Enjoying the waves of the North Sea taking in the views.

Booking is a must and you can find out more here.

Already semi pros you can hire equipment from Whitby Surf School. So, you and your group can get straight out there and ride those waves.


Group Surf Lessons

Introduction to Paddle Boarding

Sunrise & Sunset Paddles


07395 371 232

GoApe Dalby Forest | Near Pickering

Do you and your family like a thrill? Do you have a head for heights or maybe you like to push through your fears and boundaries.

You will find GoApe deep in the heart of the great Dalby Forest. Climb the ladder and take your place amongst the treetops. Walk the ropes, take leaps of faith, and exhilarating ziplines over the valley.

Feeling really brave? GoApe and zipline in the dark for a truly thrilling experience.


01603 895500

Segway Dalby Forest | Near Pickering

Not got a head for heights but want all the fun of the forest? Then the forest Segway is for you.

Head off on the purpose built segway trails. Take in the thrills of the forest up and down hills. Navigate your way through the trees. Take in the stunning North York Moors from a different vantage point in an opening in the forest.

By no means a second best to GoApe, you will have fun, giggles and a thrilling experience on Forest Segway.


01603 895500

Dalby Forest Activity Centre | Near Pickering

Dalby Forest Activity Centre is a great day out for groups of friends, large family groups, Stag and Hen parties.

Depending on the outdoor activities you choose, booking is available from one hour sessions to a full day of activities.

Activities Available To Book:



Multi Activity Day

Battle Royale Laser Combat

Multi Day Activities Examples:

  1. AM - Archery & Laser Combat

     PM - Tree Climb & Low Ropes Course

2. AM - Archery & Tree Climb

        PM - Orienteering & Team Tasks

    3. AM - Archery & Tree climb

          PM - Paintballing inc. 300 Balls Per Person


      01751 460590

      Arches Cookery School | Near Loftus

      If you love food and you love to get handy in the kitchen this is a must for you. Maybe you do a lot of entertaining or you want to add a bit of spice back into your home kitchen.

      Here you will find a course to please all likes and palats.

      Here you will learn how to prepare and cook the delicious wares of your chosen course. You will pick up tips like how to choose quality produce and knife sharpening skills. You will feast on the delicious dishes you created.

      All that’s left is to decide who’s turn it is to cook back at home or who’s hosting the next dinner party.


      01287 644 231

      Guided Walking Tour with The Whitby Storyteller | Whitby & Surrounding Areas

      Rose Rylands otherwise known as The Whitby Storyteller is the wonderful lady behind The Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk. The Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk is an absolute must when visiting Robin Hood’s Bay. A fabulous storyteller there’s not much that Rose doesn't know of the folklore and legends of these parts.

      Let Rose take you, your friends or family on your own personal guided walking tour. Rose will take you on a journey through Whitby’s old town. Discover secret histories and take a journey back in time. Listen as Rose recounts tales of legends, villains, ghosts and stories of smuggling.

      Walks Available To Book:

      Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

      Guided Walking Tours of Whitby

      The Whitby Ghost & Dracula Walk

      Moors & Coast Adventure Walks


      01947 841198

      Whitby Brewery Tour | Whitby

      Not far from the top of the famous 199 steps of Whitby you will find the Whitby Brewery. Standing in the shadows of the also famous Whitby Abbey.

      Take the 45 minute tour of the brewery. Find out about the history of the Whitby Brewery. About the brewing process and the technology behind. And when you’re done take a pew in the bar and sample 3 of the Whitby Brewery Ales.

      Book your tour by selecting your preferred date in their calendar and follow the additional instructions.


      07849 611883

      Bridge Bungee Jump | Whitby

      Probably the most thrilling of all the group experiences listed. Do you love an adrenaline rush, want to fight the fear or maybe you're a serial Bungee Jumper? Then this Bungee Jump is one for your list.

      Jump 40 meters over the River Esk from Whitby’s Larpool Viaduct. You will have spectacular views across the Esk Valley and the North York Moors as well as Whitby’s Gothic Abbey.

      Bungee Jumps Available To Book:

      Forward Bridge Bungee Jump

      Forwards & Backwards Bungee Jump


      01226 982771

      Coast Boat Trips | Whitby & Scarborough

      Experience The North Yorkshire Coast with Yorkshire Coast Boat Trips. A small family run business, their boat carries up to 12 passengers.

      Take a boat trip from Whitby to Scarborough or Scarborough to Whitby. Alternatively you can also book a return trip and travel both ways. You will take in the sights of the seals at Ravenscar and Robin Hood’s Bay on your journey.

      Depending on the time of year keep your eyes peeled as you may spot:




      Minke Whale



      Stay A While

      So, why not stay for a while?

      Enjoy everything Robin Hood’s Bay has to offer and family experiences out and about.

      You may choose to stay in one of the larger properties in Robin Hood’s Bay. Alternatively you can split your party across a number of smaller properties. The beauty of Robin Hood’s Bay is that no cottage is far from the other, the local amenities or the beach.

      Smaller properties are available from 2 nights and the larger properties from 3 nights. All dependent on the time of year. All of our cottages are priced accordingly throughout the year. All of our properties feature in size order. Largest to smallest as you scroll down the Accommodation Page. Our largest properties are great for extended family holidays or family celebrations.

      For a quick look at our availability at any given time you can use our All Availability feature. Just click the green and yellow Check Availability button on the Home page of our website.

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