Here are some of our favorite pubs and places to visit

Pubs & Dining

Fox and Hounds, Dale House, Nr Staithes, 01947 840534

Tucked away in a hidden valley in the hamlet of Dalehouse, near Staithes, the Fox & Hounds looks like any other conventional boozer, but step inside and you are in a delightful little watering hole.

The Ellerby Hotel – Ellerby, TS13 5LP. 01947 840342

Situated in an idyllic country setting just eight miles from Whitby, this national award-winning, 4 star, Ellerby Country Inn offers excellent food and drink.

The Badger Hounds – Hinderwell, 01947 841774

The Badger Hounds offers you a great choice of dishes and attentive staff within a homely atmosphere.

The Water Wheel Inn - Liverton Village, 01287 640322

The well known and popular Water Wheel Inn has an excellent reputation and is on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and about 15 mins from both Saltburn and Whitby.

Beaches & Nature

Runswick Bay

With its sweeping, sheltered bay and charming red roofed cottages, Runswick Bay is one of the Yorkshire Coast's prettiest destinations. The sandy beach, which once provided anchorage for brightly coloured fishing boats, is now a family favourite for rock pooling, fossil hunting and coastal walks, where you can admire the breathtaking sea views.


Sandsend is a small fishing village, near to Whitby in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It forms part of the civil parish of Lythe. It is the birthplace of fishing magnate George Pyman. Originally two villages, Sandsend and East Row, the united Sandsend has a pub and restaurant.


Staithes is a seaside village in the Scarborough Borough of North Yorkshire, England. Easington and Roxby Becks, two brooks that run into Staithes Beck, form the border between the Borough of Scarborough and Redcar and Cleveland.


Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a seaside town in Redcar and Cleveland, North Yorkshire, England, around 12 miles south east of Hartlepool. It lies within the historic boundaries of the North Riding of Yorkshire. It has a population of around 6,000.

Other Attractions

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is a forest located on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park in North Yorkshire, England. It is maintained by the UK Forestry Commission. Dalby Forest, along with Langdale Forest and Cropton Forest, forms part of the North Riding Forest Park, found within the North York Moors National Park.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, within the civil parish of Henderskelfe, located 15 miles north of York. It is a private residence and has been the home of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 years.

North York Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moor Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences with thrills and family fun at its heart. Climb on-board a steam or heritage diesel train and experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery at this must-see visitor attraction.

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey was a 7th-century Christian monastery that later became a Benedictine abbey. The abbey church was situated overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England, a centre of the medieval Northumbrian kingdom.