Humble Bee Farm’s list of things to do, whatever your age!

If you’re staying with us here at Humble Bee then our site is a perfect base from which to explore the Yorkshire Coast and Yorkshire Wolds.

Many events taking place in the Autumn and Winter, too!

We are spoilt for choice for entertainment venues and visitor attractions with anything from paddling pools to stately homes to keep you occupied.

What to do if you have tiny tots

Little minds need lots of things to keep them occupied.

Our location is close to some excellent attractions which are suitable for very young children.

These include:

Filey Bird and Animal Garden

Filey Paddling Pool

Filey Beach

Scarborough’s South and North Bays

Playdale Farm, Cayton

Peasholm Park, Scarborough

North Bay Railway, Scarborough

A special mention goes to Sewerby Hall which includes a lovely play area for little children along with beautiful gardens and a large house to explore.


What to do if you have school-aged children

Scarborough Art Gallery holds events for younger children during the summer holidays, as does the nearby Rotunda Museum..

The SeaLife Sanctuary in Scarborough’s North Bay is great for all children.

FlamingoLand is also worth a visit, situated at Kirby Misperton between Malton and Pickering.

Prebooking for all the above is advised.


What to do if you’re sporty

East Riding Leisure in Bridlington has a lovely indoor pool.

Alpamare in Scarborough’s North Bay has superb indoor and outdoor pools.

Hairy Bob’s skateboard park is free to use on the Marine Drive in Scarborough.

Scarborough has a couple of golf courses.

Wykeham Lakes is a fresh water attraction offering paddling boarding and more.

Scarborough has a number of surf schools, suitable for beginners upwards.

What to do if you love history

History buffs are spoilt for choice!

Scarborough Castle is spectacular and hosts summer events.

Whitby Abbey is an iconic monument and also includes special events in the peak season.

Hop aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a steam train journey that is really beautiful.

What to do if you like stately homes

Castle Howard is the ultimate stately home used in films and in TV series, located near Malton.

Closer to Humble Bee is Sledmere House.

In addition there is Burton Agnes and Burton Constable, both near Driffield.

What to do if you have dogs

You can bring your dog with you if you’re staying in our cabins, cottages, lodges or campsite.

The main beaches in the area have dog bans in place from May to September.

However two dog friendly beaches nearby include Hunmanby Gap and Cayton Bay.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs allows dogs.

You can take your pooch with you to Scarborough Castle.

If you visit Scarborough Art Gallery you can also take a well behaved dog with you.

Four Oaks Dog Field at nearby Seamer can be hired so you can exercise your dog.


What to do if you love walking.

We have three farm walks onsite.

Two National Trails are also close by: the Yorkshire Wolds Way and the Cleveland Way.

Walking sign