North East coast seaside tourist attractions

Many attractions are already listed local to the many seaside towns in the north east region but many make a great day out wherever you are staying.

Seaside towns on the north east coast

map of seaside towns in the north east of England Sunderland Saltburn-by-the-Sea Whitby Scarborough Bridlington Filey

Bridlington | Filey | Saltburn-by-the-Sea
Scarborough | Sunderland | Whitby

Family Attractions & Fun Parks

Famingo Land...
Just 20 miles west of Scarborough and accessible from around the North East, Flamingo Land provides a fun day out for all the family with animals, extreme rides and plenty of options for food and drink...

Sewerby... >>
The 50 acre Sewerby Hall & Gardens park is just beyond the north beach and is the perfect location for a picnic. Within the grounds there is the beautiful regency Hall to explore, a children's zoo, bowling green and an adventure playground.

Heritage and Museums

Beamish Open Air Museum... >>
The North of England Open Air Museum brings the past to life with a victorian town, farm and railway. The realism and attention to detail have won Beamish both the British Museum of the Year and European Museum of the Year Awards.

Eden Camp... >>
Winner of the top UK visitor attraction award, Eden Camp is a second world war museum built on an actual prisoner of war camp. Experience the sights, sounds even smells of war time Britain.

National Glass Centre... >>
A unique venture, the purpose built facility promotes and shows glass in all its uses from 5000BC to hi-tech fibre optics. The centre is also home to artists and a glass shop.

Whitby Abbey... >>
The imposing ruins of the monastic abbey hide a more distant history, there has been building on this site since the Romans. The new visitors center tells all.