20 Best Things To Do In Goathland Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Goathland

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 365 fun things to do in Goathland for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 236 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Goathland day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Goathland with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

Find your perfect day out

A group of kids at go ape in the rain

Go Ape Dalby

  • Pickering
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Calling all apes! If you’re ready to brave the heights of the York Moors - challenging your strength, speed and nerve - Go Ape Dalby is the day out w...

Scientific observation at Museum of Victorian Science in Whitby

Museum of Victorian Science

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Victorian Science offers an experience that started with a guide around the jam packed shelves, with demonstrations of some of the more int...

Slide at Mini Monsterz in Whitby

Mini Monsterz

  • Whitby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Mini Monsterz is ahuge indoor play area, and a fantastic party venue, with some of the biggest slides in North Yorkshire! The catch is you have to ca...

Hill top view of Whitby West Cliff Beach

Whitby West Cliff Beach

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

There are several shallow laying shipwrecks off the coast for divers to explore, lots of traditional amusements, including a summer theatre, and a mu...

Exhibition room at Whitby Museum

Whitby Museum

  • Whitby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Whitby Museum has something for all ages with collections covering the Natural World, Social History, Textiles and Art, Whaling, and local history. T...

Flowers at Pannett Park in Whitby

Pannett Park

  • Whitby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pannett Park has a fun and friendly family environment that everyone will enjoy. There is a peaceful lily pond to sit by in the shelter or surroundin...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

The Whitby Vampire Curse Treasure Trail

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You'll need to work together as a family to make it through the Whitby Curse of the Vampire self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. See Whit...

View on huntfun Whitby trail

Huntfun Whitby

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Your kids love adventure stories? Turn your family walk into one - grab a map, follow clues and unravel the mystery of the huntfun treasure hunt in W...

Outside view of Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe in Whitby

Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

All you need to succeed at Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe is - well, to go! Everything else is already there including inspiration, materials, friendly tech...

Passengers on boat from Whitby Whale Watching Centre

Whitby Whale Watching Centre

  • Whitby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If watching whales on TV takes your breath away, just imagine how incredible it would be to see them close up with Whitby Whale Watching. These boat...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Sandsend Beach

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a picturesque beach for your next day out, then Sandsend beach is definitely the one you’re after. The best thing about Sandsen...

Outside view of The Dracula Experience in Whitby

The Dracula Experience

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Dracula Experience offers an entertaining tour through the Dracula story and it's connection to Whitby, using animated scenes, electronic special...

Model ship and painting at Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Captain Cook Memorial Museum The Museum is housed in an historic 17th century building on the harbourside Walker's House where the young James Cook l...

Kids on paddle boards at Whitby Surf School

Whitby Surf School

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Ride the waves with Whitby Surf School! The school is located on the promenade of the award winning West Cliff Beach meaning you'll be treated to som...

Ship at Bark Endeavor in Whitby

Bark Endeavour

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Enjoy fantastic views of the Jurassic COastline from on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby , an authentic replica of Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour...

Outside view of Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Immerse yourself in 13th century gothic splendour and see just why the haunting remains ofWhitby Abbey were inspiration for Bram Stoker's gothic tale...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Whitby Beach

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great sandy beach near Yorkshire? Well head down to Whitby, where you’ll find Tate Hill - plus this beach allows dogs all year round, s...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Robin Hood's Bay Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Robin Hoods Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hook out your quiver and get the merry men together - the Robin Hood's Bay Treasure Hunt Trail is calling out for recruits! Second only to a natty pa...

Hill top view of Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire

Robin Hood's Bay

  • Robin Hoods Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

At Robin Hood's Bay the beaches and cliffs are full of ammonites, belemnites, reptilian and dinosaur fossils and footprints from the Jurassic and Cre...

Outside view of Old Coastguard Station in Whitby

Old Coastguard Station

  • Whitby
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Old Coastguard Station offers hands on models and colourful displays to help you find out what makes this part of the North Yorkshire Coast so sp...

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