Family Activity Holidays

Activity holidays are a popular option for families with older children.

Outdoor Activities are a great way of tiring kids out, keeping them off technology and giving parents contented children and argument free, enjoyable evenings.  Sea Fern Cottage is in a great location to have fun in the great outdoors. Whether it’s water sports or land-based activities you love, there’s something for everyone on this stretch of Yorkshire Coast.

Research suggests that the best family activity holidays combine exercise days with days of rest or sightseeing and at Sea Fern Cottage we’re perfectly located for a mooch around Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay.

Simply send us an enquiry and let us know what sort of activities you would like to include during your holiday and we will put you in touch with local providers.  We’ve put together a list of popular UK family activities to give you some inspiration and get you started.  They all sound so exciting it’s going to be hard to leave yourselves those rest days!

On our door step at Robin Hoods Bay:

  • Fossil hunting and Rock Pooling at the beach
  • Cycling the Cinder Track
  • Beach Sauna and sea dip
  • Smugglers tour of Robin Hoods Bay
  • 4×4 Driving Experience at Robin Hoods Bay
  • Walking the Cleveland Way National Trail

Within 15 minutes drive:

  • Surfing at Whitby Surf School
  • Body Boarding at Whitby Beach
  • Mountain biking in the forest
  • Kayaking at Ruswarp
  • Bungee Jumping at Ruswarp
  • Escape Games

Within 30 minutes drive:

  • Swimming at Alpamare
  • Zip Wire at the Yorkshire Water Park
  • Go Ape High Ropes at Dalby Forest
  • Paddle Boarding at the Yorkshire Water Park
  • Inflatable assault course at the Yorkshire Water Park
  • Horse Trekking near Staithes
For family holidays with babies and very young children we provide all the essentials like; a cot, a highchair, and a stair gate, plus a selection of toys, games, DVDs, fishing nets, buckets, spades and teddy to help your child settle at night.