Yorkshire Coast - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Yorkshire Coast
The Yorkshire Coast is a world-famous stretch of coastline that runs from the Tees estuary to the Humber estuary on the east coast of England. The cliffs at Boulby are the highest on the east coast of England rising to 660 feet above the sea level. The North York Moors National Park extends up to the coastline and traverses 26 miles of the coast between Boulby and Cloughton, taking in the historic fishing villages of Staithes, Runswick Bay and Robin Hood's Bay.
Attractions Near Yorkshire Coast
The ruins of Whitby Abbey are among the most celebrated sights of North Yorkshire. The first monastery here, founded in about 657, became one of the most important religious centres in the Anglo-Saxon worldSince that time, the ruins of the abbey have continued to be used by sailors as a landmark at the headland. Since the 20th century, the substantial ruins of the church have been declared a Grade I Listed building and are in the care of English Heritage; the site museum is housed in Cholmley Ho
The handsome 17th century house in Grape Lane is where the young James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship in the year 1746. It now houses a superb collection of original exhibits about Yorkshire’s most famous son. Original paintings, maps and manuscripts, ship models and Pacific artifacts tell the story of the Voyages.
St Mary’s Church Leake is a beautiful grade 1 listed church in the shelter of the North Yorkshire Moors. It is a place of calm next to the busy A19 as it connects York to Teesside. The church is open daily as a place of stillness and prayer. The chapel stands close to the site of the battle of Towton of 1461, which was part of the Wars of the Roses. In the 1930s it was saved from neglect by a local group of ramblers, and is known locally as the Ramblers' Church
Pannett Park is a haven of peace and tranquility close to the centre of Whitby in North Yorkshire.This beautifully maintained park which has stunning views offers a state of the art children’s play area and for those visitors who have horticultural interests, a wide variety of planting schemes.
Whitby Museum is an independent museum in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, run by Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, a learned society and registered charity, established in 1823. It has a collection of over 80,000 artifacts, donated over 2 centuries is of local, national & international interest. As well as our permanent collection we have special exhibitions:- Our exhibition room has a changing program of stunning exhibitions.
Dalby Forest is home to an abundance of internationally important wildlife species and is also a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site, where you can experience the magic of seeing the Milky Way with the naked eye. There are 70km of cycle trails snaking across 8,000 acres – uphill, down dale, through the forest and across the moorland plateau – with separate routes catering for children and families as well as experienced mountain-bikers. Dalby Forest is home to many species of wildlife such as bad
Where is Yorkshire Coast
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North Yorkshire is the largest non-metropolitan county and lieutenancy area in England, covering an area of 8,654 square kilometres . Around 40% of the county is covered by national parks, including most of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.