Things to Do

The Yorkshire Coast is full of great things to do and see and this is our place to share what we all love about living here.

The Forum: A Premier Entertainment Venue on the Yorkshire Coast

The Forum: A Premier Entertainment Venue on the Yorkshire Coast

I must confess I thought I knew all that The Forum had to offer - I've visited the Cinema often and been tempted by a round of 10-pin-bowling a time or two. The Lodge Restaurant looks pretty tempting as well. But it was only after meeting John and Danny, the managers of the complex that I really took in all that this amazing venue has to offer. A family could quite easily spend a whole day here - its the perfect all-weather, all-age entertainment venue. Let's start with the Cinema, there's three screens - it's the only multi-screen cinema on…
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7 Uplifting things to do in May.

7 Uplifting things to do in May.

Writing a letterWriting a letter - some might say is a lost art thanks to social media but it is still favoured by many and is an excellent way of letting someone know you are thinking of them. The act of taking your time to sit and write to a friend is not only therapeutic for yourself - but it will also mean so much to the receiver too. There are so many places now to find beautiful, writing paper. We love the writing paper at WHSmith not only do they sell writing pads for all your doodles you can…
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Stroll on down to Filey Steampunk Weekend

Stroll on down to Filey Steampunk Weekend

Whether you're a Steampunk enthusiast or simply looking for a great day out, the long awaiting Filey Steampunk Festival returns on 14th & 15th May and promises a weekend of full of costumes, activities, music and great entertainment for all in the heart of Filey. Tea Duelling There's some truly unique experiences on offer, rides inside a real tank on the beach anyone? How about trying your hand at the tea duelling event? (that's testing your skills at biscuit dunking by the way) or perhaps you'd like to try burlesque lessons? O la la! Across the weekend street performers like…
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Quick round-up of activities along the Yorkshire Coast this Easter weekend

Quick round-up of activities along the Yorkshire Coast this Easter weekend

Scarborough Castle - Easter Adventure Quest 10-5 pm 12 - 24 Outdoor trails, crack those clues to win a chocolate reward. Whitby Abbey – Easter Adventure Quest 10-5 pm 12 - 24 Outdoor trail, crack those clues to win a chocolate reward. Sewerby Hall and Gardens - Saturday, 16 April: Easter Magic, Face Painting and the popular jousting on Easter Sunday (various times - click link for details) Whitby Pannett Park – An Easter treasure hunt with family fun & games 11 am – 2 pm on Wednesday 20 April Robin Hoods Bay – An Easter trail through the narrow streets of Robin Hoods Bay. 10:30am…
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Get Motivated to Get Out There

Get Motivated to Get Out There

I don’t think there can be many of us that don’t desire to be more active and enjoy the great outdoors more – is there? It's often said that we are so fortunate living on our amazing Yorkshire Coast but how many of us take it for granted? Sometimes the beauty on our doorstep can be overlooked - when was the last time you actually got out there and explored somewhere new right here on your doorstep? If you’re nodding in agreement at this point – then maybe what you need is a little extra motivation to help you get…
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Embracing the breeze with a brew!

Embracing the breeze with a brew!

When you live on the Yorkshire Coast, you quickly develop a bit of "hardiness", pre-braced to not just handle, but love, the ever-changing weather. Even on the most bitter of winter days, you'll see people walking dogs, going for a run and surprisingly, sitting outside for a coffee! I love nothing more than being dragged across the beach by the dogs, but it's for a very selfish reason... there are many good hot chocolate spots to reward me with after the dog are tired out! https://player.vimeo.com/video/679210085?h=63c12d8fec&badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479 Now, it's not for everyone, and you do need to develop some pretty good…
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Sewing the seeds of an epic adventure

Sewing the seeds of an epic adventure

It feels like a long time now since I was out on the bitingly cold day in Scarborough, listening to The Odyssey on a walk throughout the seafront, but it is a memory that has stuck with me. Something about listening to this epic tale told by people from the area resonated with me, and I've been following the story, eagerly awaiting the next instalment. Thankfully, I didn't need to wait too long, so when I saw the next part, "The Trojan Wars", advertised, I put it straight in the diary. It was well worth the trip out to the…
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Dive into February Half Term

Dive into February Half Term

Living on the Yorkshire Coast allows us the ability to enjoy both the sea and the many local rivers and lakes for a paddle, a swim, or just to splash with the kids. Keeping our children safe in the water at whatever age is really important, so for this February half term, here at Team LYC, we're championing swimming across the Yorkshire Coast. Swimming has lots of health benefits (as well as being a great way to tire them out!), and there are so many options to choose from, with the majority being indoors, it's the perfect treat for the…
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Top Show Picks for the Yorkshire Coast

Top Show Picks for the Yorkshire Coast

One of the huge advantages for us living on the Yorkshire Coast is the amazing variety of shows and events that we can take advantage of. Although we live in small towns - which anywhere else in the country would be lucky to even have a decent theatre - we can take our pick of great venues. Probably many of us take this variety of entertainment for granted - ok so its mainly just in the summer months but I really do think we have the best of both worlds. We have all the advantages of a small town -…
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Holiday, Holiday, Holiday 🎵

Holiday, Holiday, Holiday 🎵

A Short Break 🐚 Getting away for a holiday is lovely, and we all have our favourite places.Whether you have to fly, drive or take a train to get to your holiday destination, it's all part of the experience and can be very exciting on the day.The build-up and making sure you have packed everything well that part can be, well, let's say it can be challenging for several reasons.For many, including myself, holidays have been non-existent for a couple of years, so imagine how delighted I was the other day when hubby said, "get packed, we are going away…
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