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

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.

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!

Glamping at Falling Foss

Hello, and welcome to our brand new website! Newton House Farm is nestled in the beautiful countryside of the North York Moors, just a short distance from Whitby and only a stone’s throw from the wonderful Falling Foss waterfall.

We are opening our farm up to campers and glampers – those looking to experience a truly wonderful camping experience in the heart of North Yorkshire.


Our campsite is small but perfectly formed. We have 20 pitches, with washing up facilities, a small kitchen area with a microwave and a well-equipped shower block. We’re a little way off the beaten track – 5 miles from the nearest supermarket or cash machine, so guests are advised to come prepared!

Footbridge over the beck


For guests looking for a little more luxury, why not try our comfortable glamping pods! These are equipped with underfloor heating, comfortable double beds, tea/coffee facilities and sockets for your devices. They’re well insulated, making them a great option all year round.

Our pods

North York Moors

Surrounded by the picturesque North York Moors National Park, Newton House Farm makes a fantastic base from which to explore this beautiful part of the country.

We’re also close to Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, and the Esk Valley – made famous through the filming of Heartbeat and Harry Potter!

We’ll be welcoming guests from spring 2023, with online booking available via our website, making it easy for you to book your stay at Newton House Farm.