You will find a whole host of coastal villages around Robin Hood's Bay and Whitby waiting for you to explore. With so much to see and do, what are you waiting for?
The quaint village of Sandsend lies just north of Whitby. A fantastic sandy beach awaits for you to enjoy with fantastic shops, cafe's, pubs and restaurants. Walk along the cliff where the old railway line used to run and try to find the old railway tunnel. Mulgrave woods are located in the valley behind Sandsend and are open to the public on Wednesday's, Saturday's and Sunday's throughout the year. A walk through the woods to the ruins of the old Mulgrave castle is a must. Driving time from Robin Hood's Bay - Approx 20 minutes.
If you like fossil hunting, this is the place to be. Breathtaking sea views compliment this picturesque village and it's clear to see why Runswick Bay is a popular tourist destination. Hunt for fossils, sample the fine food and ales on offer in both local pubs and enjoy the coastal walks on offer. Driving time from Robin Hood's Bay - Approx 30 minutes.
Part of the 'Dinosaur coast' Staithes was once one of the largest fishing ports on the North East Coast and was once the home of Captain James Cook. Today, Staithes is incredibly popular with tourists looking to learn all about the history of the village and enjoy some of the things that Staithes has to offer. See the quaint cottages, explore the winding streets and enjoy a meal or a drink at the 'Cod and Lobster'. Driving time from Robin Hood's Bay - Approx 35 minutes.