Newton House Farm

Exploring The Yorkshire Coast

Fun Fact!  Did you know The North York Moors is the driest of all the National Parks in the UK?

There’s so much to do on the Yorkshire Coast, all easily accessible from Newton House Farm!

Whitby Abbey

Whitby
Within five miles of our site there is the historic port of Whitby, now a popular tourist destination. You can spend a day at the beach, spend your pennies at the amusement arcades, eat ice cream and candy floss whilst enjoying the view from the piers. Wander the cobbled streets of the old side of town, hunt out unique shops and cafes, buy yourself a piece of Jet; the locally found fossilised stone made famous by Queen Victoria. Climb the 199 steps (don’t forget to count them!) and explore the Abbey ruins on the East Cliff.

View over Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hoods Bay
Head five miles in the other direction and prepare to have your breath taken away by the view as you descend into Robin Hoods Bay. A quaint fishing village; famous for its history of smugglers. Explore the narrow winding streets and take a walk along the sand to the café at Boggle Hole. Stay until dusk and join a ghost walk to learn more about the smuggling history.

The Esk Valley
Drive across the Moors to Grosmont or Goathland and board the North York Moors steam railway to Pickering. Have a walk through Goathland; well known for the ITV police drama Heartbeat and the railway station that appeared in the Harry Potter films. This is the only village in the Esk Valley that is relatively flat!
If you follow the River Esk up the valley you’ll find many little villages to explore: Glaisdale; where you will find Beggars Bridge, with its romantic tale. Lealholm; home of the stepping stones. Visit Egton in August and enjoy a day at the local show, one of the biggest one day shows in the country.
Spend hours walking the many footpaths and trails on offer and rest your legs at the end of the day in one of the many fabulous and friendly country pubs.

Scarborough
A trip down the coast to Scarborough offers another day on the beach or at the fun fair. Visit the Sea Life Centre to feed the penguins or spend the afternoon at Alpamare Waterpark where kids can play on the flumes and adults can relax in the spa that offers 13 different treatment rooms.

Top 10 things to do in Whitby!

Whitby Abbey Ruins

1. Eat Fish and Chips on the seafront

2. Climb the 199 steps (and count them!)

3. Go paddle boarding on The River Esk at Ruswarp

4. Swim in the North Sea (or at least have a paddle!)

5. Explore the Abbey Ruins

6. Shop for gifts on the cobbles of Church Street and Sandgate

7. Walk a section of ‘The Cleveland Way’ along the cliffs

8. Visit a Yorkshire Pub!

9. Search for fossils on the beach

10. Try a Whitby Lemon Bun from Botham’s Bakery

Whitby Lemon Buns!

Coast to Coast

It’s an exciting time for The Coast to Coast, after decades of being the most popular long distance walk in the country; it is finally going to be granted National Trail status. It was announced last August that £5.6 million will be invested in upgrading the network of footpaths, bridleways and other rights of way that make up this iconic route.

The 192 mile walk from St Bees on the Cumbrian coast to Robin Hood’s Bay on the Yorkshire coast was first devised by renowned Fell walker, Alfred Wainwright. To this day thousands of people from all around the world travel to the United Kingdom with the sole purpose of completing the infamous trail. Over the course of two weeks walkers get to take in the scenic beauty of three of England’s National Parks; The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The North York Moors National Park.

Our campsite is positioned near to Falling Foss Waterfall, a notable attraction by which the C2C passes, which makes us an ideal stop for your final night beneath the stars before your final day of walking to reach Robin Hood’s Bay. Our site provides a peaceful setting to enjoy a relaxing evening, whilst our modern facilities with hot showers are just what you need after a long day of walking across the moors. Whilst there is not a pub near to us we can offer a bespoke evening meal prepared just for you, all you need to do is get in contact when you make your booking to discuss your requirements.  

We look forward to welcoming you to our site very soon!