Yorkshire Coast

Ravenscar from Boggle Hole in low sun, Yorkshire Coast

Important notice -

Our countryside space is open. We ask all visitors to follow government guidance on travel and social distancing to keep everyone safe. Ravenscar Visitor Centre is open; the Old Coastguard Station remains closed until further notice.

Varied coastal area with natural history and industrial archaeology interest

Walking and cycling on the Yorkshire Coast

A group walks in the sunshine at Ravenscar with countryside and blue sea in the background

Coastal ambles 

More downloadable walking routes, from our colleagues in the North York Moors National Park team.

A group of visitors in the countryside including one on an all terrain mobility scooter

Free tramper hire at Ravenscar Visitor Centre 

Explore the coast at your own pace.

Children finding a crab in a rock pool Yorkshire Coast

Have a go at rock pooling  

Some of our places have rocky shores which are excellent for rock pooling when the tide is out. Try Saltburn, Robin Hoods Bay and Boggle Hole, you could be surprised at the variety of wildlife to be found.

Ammonites found at Loftus

Visit our Jurassic Park 

On the Yorkshire coast rocks from the Jurassic period are exposed for all to see, in a series of spectacular cliffs and bays.

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Places to stay

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The Old Coastguard Station viewed from the bottom of the slipway

Discover the story of the Old Coastguard Station 

A building with an intriguing tale. Appearances can be deceptive.

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A volunteer attaches bat boxes to a tree

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