Enjoy the shades, sights and sounds of the winter countryside around and beyond the Museum in this two-hour circular walk, down local roads and country lanes (with some inclines). Uncover the shadows of our mining past in a landscape reclaimed by nature and seeped in stories of characters that made the history of Caphouse Colliery and the surrounding areas so captivating. From Lady Matilda who ran the mine while her husband hunted and fished, to lovers who took advantage of the mineral railway line to court.
This Christmas, join us round the fire to kindle the flame of pride, honest graft, community, loyalty and strength. As we delve deep into memories of miners’ Christmas traditions, we might just leave you with a new tradition of your own to pass on…
Celebrate the start of the festive season here at the National Coal Mining Museum! Enjoy live music from Hade Edge brass band and local choirs, warm up with a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate and, on Friday, watch as Santa arrives at the mine to switch on the Christmas lights across the Museum, before he heads underground. While you’re here, keep an eye out for some extra special surprises lighting up the Museum for this weekend only.
Don’t miss Scarborough's Christmas weekend entertainment, supported by Yorkshire Coast BID, that will bring the shopping streets to life in the run up to the big day.
A fabulously festive way to live your spirits ahead of Christmas.
The famous Filey Fishtive Tree is back for the 2021 switch on!
The Whitby Ice Rink is brought to you by Welcome to Whitby CIC with support from Scarborough Borough Council and The Yorkshire Coast BID.
Brand new for 2021, Scarborough’s very own Ice Rink! Enjoy the perfect festive activity for first dates, play dates, best mates and fun for all the family!
Join Santa and his special team of elves at Pickering Station before a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!
Join Santa and his special team of elves at Grosmont Station before a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!