Yorkshire Coast Attractions
The Yorkshire Coast extends 40 miles from Saltburn to Filey in the North Moors National Park. It is possible to hike along the clifftop of Robin Hood's Bay on the Cleveland Way long-distance footpath, which offers spectacular views. The area is also home to a wide range of habitats and supports a diversity of wildlife.
Bowes - Otter Trust's North Pennines Reserve
The Otter Trust's North Pennines Reserve is a 230 acre wildlife reserve near Bowes. It is populated with British and Asian otters, red and fallow deer, reindeer and rare breeds of farm animals. There are bird hides overlooking wetland areas as well as picnic sites and walks to enjoy.
Opening hours: Apr 1 to Oct 31: 10:30am-6pm
Always opened on: Easter - Christian
Entrance fee: FREE
Useful tips: The reserve has a 4 acre off-the-lead dog exercise area.
Disability Access: Full facilities for persons with disabilities.
Facilities: Gift shop, Restaurant or food service
Darlington is the birthplace of the historian J.A. Froude. The town has a number of attractions including Darlington Hall, a 14th century manor house; the Civic Theatre, a popular arts venue; the Forum Music Centre, host to live music events; and the Darlington Dog Show, held each year in September.