Local Attractions

Whitby and the beach are a few minutes away from Rigg Farm. 10 minutes walking distance will find you at the North York Moors with its beautiful scenery.


Whitby offers a vast choice for holidaymakers, including Whitby Abbey, the beach, Captain Cook’s museum plus shops, restaurants and public houses.

Within easy reach by car are a number of places for you to visit eg. Heartbeat country (Goathland) and Robin Hood’s Bay are only 10 minutes away.  The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Grosmont are 20 minutes distance.


Scarborough and its famous seaside town are only 30 minutes away while further afield visit York for the Minster, shopping and Jorvik Viking centre.

Whilst you are staying at Rigg Farm, try pony trekking, golf, fishing, swimming (at the indoor heated pool in Whitby). Other days out nearby are pleasure boating (Ruswarp), Staintondale Shire Horse Farm and Flamingoland theme park at Pickering.

There are so many places to see, you will be spoilt for choice!