About the Area

Welcome to Robin Hoods Bay

Once a thriving fishing village notorious for its infamous smuggling gangs, Robin Hoods Bay is now a perfect holiday destination and There is plenty to do on your doorstep for all ages...

*Enjoy foraging through the rock pools hunting for sealife and Whitby jet

*Go back in time and discover the ammonite fossils washed down from the Jurassic cliffs

*Try paddle boarding in the Bay

*Walk or bike the cinder track to Whitby and take in the breath taking sea and country views

*Take the cliff top path to Boggle Hole and seek out the mysterious Boggle

*Learn about the fascinating history of the Bay, the shipwrecked coastline and the infamous village smugglers by exploring the Coastguard Station and Robin Hoods Bay Museum

*Splash out on some treats in the quirky boutique shops and round off your shopping trip with a slice of cake in one of the many tea rooms or restaurants

*Meet some locals, enjoy a pint and warm yourself by a fire in one of the cosy pubs

*Polish off a giant size portion of fish and chips over looking the seashore

*Visit the seals at ravenscar

*Book tickets for an evening ghost tour of Robin Hoods Bay and scare yourself silly.

Whitby Abbey

The North Yorkshire Steam Train

The North Yorkshire Moors

And when you are ready to explore the area...

* Try your hand at seal spotting at Ravenscar

*Take a trip to Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall

*Climb 199 steps and explore the ancient ruins of Whitby Abbey

*Visit the Whitby whalebone arch

*Book seats on the North York Moors Railway heritage steam train

*See the treasures of Whitby's fantastic museum collections

*Hike the North York Moors between Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar following the old Scarborough Whitby railway and enjoy the spectacular views across the bay

*Climb to the top of Whitby's iconic lighthouse

*Enjoy a windswept walk and fossil hunting across Whitby sands.

*Try sea fishing and book a boat trip from Whitby harbour.