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The Old School House Family & Group Trips

The Old School House provides the perfect location for Families who wish to holiday together or any other groups who require residential accomodation for up to 40 individuals.

The beach at Robin Hoods Bay is ideal for family trips or group trips. Enjoy the excitement of fossil hunting with ammonites, belemnites, crinoids and gryphaea regularly found. Locals often scour the beach for jet which is cleaned and sold in several of the shops. When you are here make sure you take a walk along the cliff top path between Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar which has amazing views.

Robin Hoods Bay has excellent facilities for families including pubs with family rooms, cafes, restaurants and a take-away. There are shops selling a range of goods including sweets, souvenirs, ice cream, antiques, fossils and jewellery.

The National Trust has a small centre in the village containing a marine tank stocked with sea life collected from the beach. Plenty of variety to entertain the whole family!

Once you have explored Robin Hoods Bay why not explore the historic town of Whitby. A mere 15 minutes drive away by car, Whitby is famous as the site where Dracula came ashore and took residence in the ruins of Whitby’s Gothic Abbey. Whitby is also famous as the birth place of Capt. James Cook. It has a vibrant entertainment scene covering everything from rock to folk and beyond. The Gothic festival is a pageant of extreme fashion not to be missed.

Or why not visit Scarborough, the impressive North Eastern Victorian Spa Town? Scarborough has undergone a substantial renaissance in the last ten years and now represents a prime tourist destination catering for a wide range of age groups. Scarborough is a University town with vibrant night life, excellent cafés and restaurants, boasting several nationally significant museums and galleries, including the recently renovated William Smith Rotunda Geology Museum. Scarborough is also home to the Stephen Joseph Theatre, made famous by the Patronage of Alan Ayckbourn.

Robin Hoods Bay is ideally situated for exploring both the moorland and coastal villages of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

The Historic city of York is little more than 1 hour away by car, or 40 minutes from Scarborough by train. Enjoy excellent shopping opportunities in York whilst revelling in the magnificence of this medieval walled City with its splendid Minster, galleries, museums, and plethora of architectural styles.

For the outdoor oriented, nearby Dalby Forest boasts one of the best Mountain Bike trails in the country, has excellent forest walks, a visitor centre and a host of other outdoor opportunities including guided astrology nights, badger watching and more.

Canoeing opportunities exist on the nearby River Esk, as well as coastal canoeing and surfing in Robin Hoods Bay and at Scarborough.

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