Sports and Other Activities

Flat Green Bowling

Castleton – tel: 01287 660994
Harome – tel: 01439 770026

Helmsley – tel: 01439 770761
Kirkbymoorside – tel: 01751 431539
Scarborough – tel: 01723 353992
Thirsk – tel: 01845 522639

Whitby Golf Club

Whitby Golf Club is situated on the western side of the town on the road to the pretty coastal village of Sandsend and has a commanding position on the edge of the cliffs

Sandsend Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3SR

also in the vicinity some other courses

Brotton (near Saltburn) – Tel: 01287 676216
Easingwold – Tel: 01347 821964
Filey – Tel: 01723 513293
Ganton – Tel: 01944 710329
Kirkbymoorside – Tel: 01751 431525
Malton & Norton – Tel: 01653 697912
Ravenscar – Tel: 01723 870353
Rosedale Abbey – Tel: 01751 417270

Horse Riding

Boltby Pony Trekking & Trail Riding Centre
Hollin Hall Riding Centre
Bilsdale Riding Centre
Helmsley Riding School – Tel: 01439 770355
Friars Hill Riding Centre
Rosedale Trekking Centre – Tel: 01751 417355

Mountain Biking –

Chasing Trails

Escape by bike with Chasing Trails. MTB holidays & breaks in the best locations, bike skills courses at Dalby Forest and 7stanes & guided days out on the North Yorkshire Moors

All skill levels welcome, so everything from a taster day out on the Moors to advanced skills coaching & everything in between. Ladies skills courses are also a speciality.

for more info see


Trailways Cycle Hire

Easy, traffic-free and safe cycling on the adjacent coastal trail is available to hirers starting from the centre. The scenic trail runs along the route of the 20 mile, old Whitby to Scarborough railway line.

The Old Railway Station, Station Road, Hawsker, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4LB
Tel: 01947 820207


Caves and Caving in the Yorkshire Dales


St Georges Archery Club, Harrogate
Yorkshire Archery Association


Franks Walking Pages
North York moors Walking Pages
Whitby walking tour

Whitby Walks

Yorkshire Walks

Riviera Walks – Walks in Whitby and Beyond


The Whitby dive site

Whitby Diving Boat Hire

Scarborough Sub Aqua Club

North Riding Sub Aqua Facebook page


Airbourne Adventures, Skipton


Ruswarp – Tel: 01947 601610
Scaling Dam Resevoir (Visitors centre 01287 644032 – General Info 0845 1550236)
North York Moors Adventure Centre – Tel: 01609 882571
Horizon Sailing (based at Wykeham Lakes) – Tel: 01947 840239

Off road motoring.

Langdale Quest

Bickley Rigg Farm, Bickley,
Langdale End,
North Yorkshire,
YO13 0LL

Telephone: 01723 882335
Fax: 01723 882404

North Yorkshire Off Road

Craigielee, Prospect Field, Robin Hood’s Bay,
Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4RH

 +44(0)1947 880371

Leisure Centres

Whitby Leisure Centre, West Cliff, Whitby

01947 604640

St. Alban Centre – Ampleforth
The LJ Centre – Guisborough – Tel: 01287 635471
Hambleton Leisure Centre – Northallerton
Northern Ryedale Leisure Centre – Pickering
Saltburn Leisure Centre
Stokesley Leisure Centre

Whitby Rugby Union Football Club

Whitby Rugby Club is located on the outskirts of town and is home to the Whitby Rugby Team. There is also hall available for hire for any occasion and the club also offers catering facilities and a dance floor.

Mr Pete Stentiford
Tel: 01947 602008
Mobile: 07789641422

White Leys Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PB

Whitby Cricket Club

Whitby Cricket Club is open seasonally from late April to early September.

Upgang Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HZ

Pauline Russell
Tel: 01947 605061

The Fitness Machine

Gym & Fitness Centre. Cardiovascular equipment, free weights, resistance machines, tanning booth. Fitness assessments. Sports & Physical Therapy Clinic (Ian Carr). Spinning and body conditioning classes.
The Fitness Machine provides fitness training for all ages and abilities, with a friendly but fully professional approach. membership not required. Casual visitors welcome.

25 Silver Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3BU

Harry Kidger
Tel: 01947 821755

Sea Fishing and Wildlife Watching

Angling Party Pontoons Whitby Harbour

Running trips of between 8 and 10hours – Warrior travels out to sea for angling trips. Offering beginners through to professional groups – with rods, reels and tackle free of charge. The Warrior offers both Summer and Winter angling.

Open all the time
Booking required. You must also ring the night before sailing for the weather forecast and sailing confirmation or cancellation. Ring 01947 605658 between 6pm and 7.30pm. Phone unavailable after these times.
for more details see the website



For details of fishing in the Esk Valley and North York moors visit the NorthYork Moors website

alternatively try the following numbers…

River Esk – 01287 660220
River Rye -: 01653 668220
River Derwent – 01751 460295
Castle Howard Lake – 01653 648316
Pickering Trout Lake – 01751 474219
Scaling Dam Resevoir – (0845 1550236 General Info – 01287 644032 Visitor centre)
Cold Beck Reservoir – 01609 883818
Scarborough Mere – Day Tickets available at the Mere
Low Osgoodby Trout Lake – 01845 597601
Lockwood Beck Reservoir – 01287 660501