A Week in Robin Hood’s Bay

Suggested Activities

If you are staying in the bay for a week or a weekend there is loads to do in Robin Hood’s Bay and the surrounding area. Below is a suggested list of activities that should make a full day for the family.

Day 1 – Scarborough

Day 2 – Whitby

Day 3 – North Yorkshire Moors

Day 4 – Cycling

Day 5 – Short walks around or near Robin Hood’s Bay

  • Robin hood’s Bay to Boggle hole and back ~ 1 mile
  • Robin Hood’s Bay to Boggle Hole and back on land. The youth hostel at Boggle Hole has a cafe.
  • The beach at Sandsend. There is a cliff walk to the north ~ 3miles and the beach is perfect.
  • Hayburn Wyke. There is a good family pub with short walk to the beach and water fall ~ 2 miles
  • Falling Foss – Short walk and water fall ~ 1mile. Walk from the carpark and back again. Dont forget to visit the Falling Foss Tea Garden

Day 6 – Longer walks around Robin Hood’s Bay

  • Walk to Ravenscar and back (using either the beach, cliff top walk or railway line) ~ 7 miles. Try the afternoon tea in the Ravenhall Hotel
  • Walk to Whitby one way with taxi or bus back (either on the cliff top or railway line) ~7 miles
  • Falling Foss – walk and water fall ~ 7 mile. Dont forget to visit the Falling Foss Tea Garden
  • Esk Valley Railway – Great information for walking trips via the Whitby Railway

Day 7 – Villages

  • Staithes – a beautiful fishing village
  • Runswick Bay – another beautiful fishing village
  • Sandsend – a beautiful village with great beach with tea room aplenty
  • Ruswarp – rowing boats and miniature railway and Mini Monsterz

Day 8 – Robin Hood’s Bay village and beach

  • You have already over stayed your holiday so you will have to come back again to do this bit :o)

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