Free Things To Do in Filey, Scarborough, Bridlington, Whitby

We’ve asked our guests (and tested some ourselves) to give us their inspirational ideas for free places to visit for 2024.

Here’s the list so far!

Raincliffe Wood Community Enterprise

Stunning woodland just a short drive from Humble Bee Farm.

Lots of free events lined up for Summer 2024. 

Seal spotting at Flamborough Head.

Check the tides before you embark upon this excursion. Close the rocky cliffs of Flamborough Head, along with its stunning lighthouse, this is a lovely place to visit.

Visit Peasholm Park in North Bay, Scarborough

Aged over one hundred years old, Peasholm Park including a boating lake, golfing greens, a cafe, bandstand and stunning walks.

There is the Virtual Dinosaur Trail which you can download when you get there.

Visit Scarborough Museums Venues for FREE events!

Visit the link.

Visit the Glen Gardens and the free Paddling Pool in Filey.

Both perfect for keeping the family entertained.

Visit the South Cliff Play Area (ideal for 6 years to 12 years), Scarborough

This new facilities overlooking Scarborough’s South Bay.

Visit Hairy Bob’s Skate Park, Scarborough

Bring your scooter or skateboard to this popular park on the Marine Drive, Scarborough.

Take a walk along Bridlington Promenade, Bridlington

Absolutely stunning in the sunshine, this long, wide promenade commands views of Bridlington Bay, has toilets, coffee shops and more.

Visit Pannett Park in Whitby

One of the best play parks in the Borough Of Scarborough.

Visit Filey Dams Nature Reserve on the outskirts of Filey

Looked after by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, this is a nature reserve that is peaceful and could be easily list.

Walk parts of the Cinder Track (the old railway line between Scarborough and Whitby)

This flat route follows the old railway track between the towns and is a 42 mile round trip.

You can do sections of the walk if that’s easier.

Visit Wharram Percy Medieval Village.

Wharram Percy Europe’s best-known deserted medieval village.

Visit the Beaches!

Scarborough North and South Bays; Filey Brigg and Beach; Bridlington; Whitby.

Dog Friendly Beaches

Most of the main beaches have dog bans in operation from May to September.

The following beaches permit pooches all year round: Hunmanby Gap, Cayton Bay, Boggle Hole.

Visit Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

This little treasure trove of all things sea related is run by volunteers and is well worth a visit!