Our Recommendations for Things to See in the Local Area

Humble Bee Farm hot tub glamping, camping, yurts, lodges and cottages are located close to Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington on the Yorkshire Coast.

With entertainment venues and places to visit close by, there is something for everyone throughout the year, including Autumn and Winter.

Most venues have an entry fee and many will require pre-booking, too.

Places to Visit

Our location is the perfect hub for your holiday!

From our working farm you can reach numerous locations, attractions and events which are all just a short drive away.

Nearby attractions include:

Woldies Nature Garden, Trails and Play

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Filey Bird and Animal Garden 

Playdale Farm, Cayton Carrs 

FlamingoLand near Malton

Dalby Forest

North Yorkshire Water Park at Wykeham

Raincliffe Woods 

Booking to any of the above attractions is strongly advised.


Local Theatres

Other local venues that offer a mix of entertainment include Scarborough Spa, the Scarborough YMCA and the Stephen Joseph Theatre.

This summer, Scarborough Spa is hosting Milkshake Live! Find out more here! 

From rock to Tina Turner, from astronauts to BBC Radio’s “I’m sorry I haven’t a clue”, and from the world-famous jazz festival to big names like The Drifters, check out the Spa’s website for more information.

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is an iconic venue in Scarborough is host to the latest films, plays, and live performances.

Find out more here.

The Open Air Theatre is a stunning venue in Scarborough and in 2024 has a fantastic line-up of live music and world-famous artists.

Find out more here.

This year’s line up:

Thursday 11th July 2024 JLS

Friday 12 July 2024 Madness with support from The Hoosiers

Friday 26 July 2024 James

Thursday 8 August 2024 Korn with support from WARGASM and Loathe

Thursday 29 August 2024 Becky Hill

Saturday 31 August 2024 Busted


This musical event takes place at nearby Staxton village on 5th, 6th and 7th July.

Family friendly, tickets prices apply.

Headlands Festival

23rd to 26th August 2024 at Cloughton, near Scarborough.

Find out more here.

Scarborough Art

This brand new festival takes place 15th June to early August 2024.

Find out more here.

Scarborough Armed Forces Day

This popular event takes place this year on Saturday 29th June.

As one of the busiest events of the year, it is also one of the most exciting!

The event include air display, military vehicles, trade stands, march bands and more.

Oliver’s Mount Racing

This popular road racing circuit is a must for motorbike racing fans!

This year’s calendar is yet to be finalised, and will continue throughout the summer and early Autumn.

Agricultural Shows

These amazing events take place in May, June, July and August. 2024’s dates can be found here 

Scarborough Museums Trust

Fossil Handling, Seascape Painting, Carboniferous Creepy Crawlies and more – you can rely on us for a packed summer activity programme, at Scarborough Art Gallery and the Rotunda Museum.

Find out more.here


With its Abbey, Dracula connection and its stunning scenery, Whitby is well worth a visit.

Events take place at the Abbey and the town also includes the Whitby Regatta 17th, 18th and 19th of August 2024.


Food events 28th July; 25th August; 29th September; 27th October

Party in the Park 13th July

Bridlington Spa has acts throughout the year.

Discover more: https://www.bridspa.com/events


Filey is also becoming very well known for its Food Festivals, which take place several times a year.

August 10th and August 11th.

October 12th and 13th.

They take place at the Evron Centre and in the Crescent Gardens, Filey.

Over 80 stalls  of local, regional, national and international food and drink!


Malton is a lovely market town include monthly food markets and food festivals.


Places to Eat

The Yorkshire Coast is festooned with fabulous cafes, restaurants, fish and chip places, Italian restaurants, Indian cuisine, pubs, tea rooms and more.

There are too many to list here, however some of the nearest ones to Humble Bee Farm are:

Fox Hound Inn, Flixton; Harper’s Fish and Chips, Staxton; Seamer Fisheries.

The Farrier at Cayton; Copper Horse, Seamer; Mayfield Pub, Seamer.

Sally Middlewoods bakery and café on the A64.

For Sports fans!

Scarborough is famous for its cricket connections.

Find out more here.

Also there is the Oliver’s Mount Race Track, which hosts motorcycle racing events.

Find out more here.