“Put that light out!” Britain in the Blitz is just one of the aspects of World War Two that is explored at the Eden Camp Museum. A visit to this multi-award winning attraction makes a fascinating and educational day out. It is situated in an original Prisoner of War Camp, and once you enter the gates you will immediately be whisked back in time. Sights, sounds and smells of wartime Britain combine to make the experience unforgettable.
Did you know that a flamingo’s eye is bigger than its brain? This is just the sort of fascinating fact you will discover in the lively and entertaining zoo section of Flamingo Land. If you are visiting Yorkshire with your family, and need to cater for both older and younger children, a day out at this attraction is perfect.
Scarborough really is a fisherman’s friend. It offers the keen angler plenty of options with an opportunity to try something new every day of the week, should you wish. Here are some suggestions for making the most of the fishing action in and around Scarborough.
Whitby is one of England’s most loved and visited seaside towns, but there is more to it than meets the eye. Here are five intriguing facts about Whitby that will add to your knowledge of the town.
The North Yorkshire Moors are a national treasure. Fittingly, the National Trust care for and preserve this beautiful part of the world, whilst welcoming visitors. They have a number of walks to suggest. The best place to find walks, however, is the North York Moors National Park website, where you can download maps and choose the length of the walk you want to take.
A naval battle in a local park? Yes, you heard correctly. Scarborough has all the delights you would expect from a seaside holiday town – fine sands, spectacular coastlines, fish and chips and even a ruined Abbey nearby to explore. But sometimes it is nice to try something just a little different. In this respect, Scarborough will not let you down.
Feeling peckish? You don’t have to stick to fish and chips in Whitby, as there are some great alternatives, from modern to traditional cuisine. We’ve put together a list of our favourite Whitby restaurants – all tried and tested and absolutely superb.
Do you know the connection between Whitby Abbey, and the Louvre in Paris? Not many people know that the two share a link, but it is in the Louvre Museum that the original bronze Borghese Gladiator statue resides. This statue once stood guard at Whitby Abbey and in 2009 a replica of it was installed at the crumbling, romantic ruins.