Sitting 3 miles inland from Filey, with Scarborough and Bridlington 9 miles to the North and South.
The Southgate is situated at the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds, surrounded by some of North and East Yorkshires most stunning scenery.
The area offers scenic coastal and country walks, golf courses, cycling routes, surfing, fishing, great beaches, historic landmarks and much more.
Yorkshire Wold Cycle Route – Distance: 0 Miles
The Wold cycle route is 146 miles travelling through Hunmanby and other scenic villages around Yorkshire. The quiet country lanes that criss-cross the rolling chalk hills of the Yorkshire Wolds are a cycling treat, leading to wonderful views, wildlife, historic places and pretty villages.
Rosedale Fishing Lake – Distance: 0.2 Miles
Rosedale has a 6 acre mature lake set in idyllic surroundings. With depths varying from 3′ to 20′, many features such as 3 islands and mature overhanging trees to all sides providing shade and cover for the fish, lilly beds, reeds and bulrushes can also be found in the margins, makes Rosedale lake one of, if not the premier fresh water fishing venue on the Yorkshire Coast. The lake is generously stocked with carp, including mirrors, common and ghosties, which average around 10lb but run up to the early 20s providing excellent sport. Additionally large numbers of bream, roach and perch can be caught everywhere on the lake plus a good head of barble, chub, tench, rudd and crucians. There are some elusive eels which run over 9lb and a few large catfish which were introduced in the mid 80s which now weigh in excess of 50lb. Pleasure catches of 100lb are common in the summer.
The Piebald Inn – Distance: 0.7 Miles
The home of award-winning, ‘Wold-famous’ pie perfection, The Piebald Inn is a warm and welcoming pub on the edge of the bustling village of Hunmanby. Known far and wide for their highly acclaimed pie menu, on which much-loved classics are joined by tempting recipes not to be found anywhere else, they also offer a menu with plenty of options for those in the mood for something different.
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery – Distance: 0.8 Miles
They are creating Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, but for them it’s about doing things properly. That’s why they’re obsessed with every step of the distilling process, from grain to glass. Locally and sustainably produced, all the barley and spring water they use is grown and sourced here, on their family farm.
These are the same ingredients that go into the Great Taste Award-winning beers at their sister company, the Wold Top Brewery. They offer tours of the distillery and you have the opportunity to sample the whisky or you can sit and relax in the café and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat.
Hunmanby Gap – Distance: 2.6 Miles
A picturesque cove in the East Coast on the edge of the North sea.
Offering spectacular views to sea, a relaxing retreat with plenty of activities to enjoy for all the family.
Open all year round for a perfect place to stop, relax and recharge. There is a café and car park nearby.
Filey – Distance: 3.5 Miles
Filey is a wholly unique, quiet and quite beautiful small seaside town on the picturesque North Yorkshire coast. Between it’s more famous cousins, Bridlington and Scarborough, it is often – and to it’s benefit – overlooked. Today, Filey proudly retains its fishing heritage; and the warmth and friendliness of its townsfolk is ever-present leading to that natural phenomenon that Filey does truly make you smile. This traditional seaside resort, with its sandy beach, historic promenade, fantastic fish and chips and gentle pace of life, is the perfect place to visit for a relaxing and nostalgic day out.
The Wold Top Brewery – Distance: 3.7 Miles
They pride themselves on brewing superior quality beer from home grown barley and water that
is gently filtered by the chalk of the Yorkshire Wolds and drawn from the farm’s own borehole.
Their Beers have won numerous awards and guests have the opportunity to purchase the beers and visit the Gardens. Wold Top Brewery also host a Wedding venue in a stunning location
RSPB Bempton Cliffs – Distance: 8.2 Miles
This is a must see for all bird lovers. Each year nearly half a million birds flock to the cliffs between Bempton and Flamborough, many to find a mate and raise their young.
From April to August the cliffs are alive with nest-building adults or young chicks taking their first faltering steps. Between mid-April and mid-July the much-loved puffin makes its home here.
From February to October thousands of gannets nest on the cliffs of the only mainland gannetry in England. Bempton also has the largest kittiwake colony in mainland Britain.
Scarborough – Distance: 9.2 Miles
As a holiday destination, Scarborough really does have it all; dramatic cliffs and castle headland, award-winning beaches, historic harbour, great family attractions, booming town centre and a warm Yorkshire welcome to match. Scarborough is a resort town on England’s North Sea coast. Its 2 bays with sandy beaches are split by a headland bearing the 12th-century Scarborough Castle. The Victorian Central Tramway funicular train links the town centre with South Bay and its harbour. The Rotunda Museum explores local coastal geology. Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary’s marine displays and the Peasholm Park Japanese gardens are behind North Bay.
Bridlington – Distance: 9.2 Miles
If you’re looking for a leisurely day out, how about visiting the elegant promenades of bright and breezy Bridlington? With its sandy beaches, award-winning promenades and historic harbour, this is a hidden seaside gem awash with kitsch traditional entertainment. Visit the funfair, amusements and donkey rides on the beach for a traditional British day out with seaside in spades!
Flamborough – Distance: 9.8 Miles
Marked by a stretch of rugged white cliffs surrounding a small village, Flamborough Head is an outdoor lover’s paradise. The coastline is a great base for bird watching, hiking along windswept paths and sea canoeing around the bay – but only for the experienced outdoor pursuits enthusiast! With a scenic nature reserve and two ancient lighthouses nearby, this Special Area of Conservation is a haven for anyone looking to explore the Yorkshire Coast at its most wild and untamed.
Peasholm Park – Distance: 10 Miles
Peasholm Park Scarborough, North Yorkshire is open for everyone to enjoy all year round, 24 hours a day and seven days a week and it is free to enter. Peasholm Park is an oriental themed park that has more to offer than just beautiful gardens. Mini waterfalls, wooden bridges crossing trickling streams and an abundance of wildlife make this the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing afternoon. There are a range of attractions with this park including a boating lake, putting green, model naval warfare, cafe and champion tree trail.
Scarborough Open Air Theatre – Distance: 10 Miles
Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre is the largest in Europe and the original was built by Scarborough Corporation in the 1930’s. The open air theatre has played host to some of the music industry’s biggest stars, including Elton John, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Status Quo, Olly Murs, Jessie J, Boyzone and McFly to name a few.
Flamingo Land – Distance: 26.6 Miles
Flamingo Land is a theme park, zoo, and resort located in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire and is situated between York and the East coast. This is an ideal destination for a fun-packed day out for all the family. All areas of the park are open daily between April and October with Winter Zoo only open daily during November to March.
Robin Hoods Bay – Distance: 27.1 Miles
Robin Hood’s Bay is a small fishing village and a bay located within the North York Moors National Park, five miles south of Whitby and 15 miles north of Scarborough on the coast of North Yorkshire.
You will enjoy hours of fun on the beach exploring the rock pools and looking for crabs and other sea creatures.
There are a number of quaint shops and eateries close by.
York – Distance: 39.7 Miles
Like stepping back into the middle ages, the overhanging timber-framed houses and traditional shop fronts of The Shambles makes it one of the UK’s most historic (and picturesque) streets. You can’t miss York Minster one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe and also one of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals in the world.
Whitby – Distance: 29.0 Miles
Whitby is a seaside town in Yorkshire, split by the River Esk on the East Cliff, overlooking the North Sea. Whitby is a unique town, although small, there are certainly plenty of things to do.
Whether you’re enjoying a romantic break with your partner or enjoying a summer seaside break with the kids, there are plenty of things to keep you occupied during your visit.
The ruined Gothic Whitby Abbey was Bram Stoker’s inspiration for “Dracula”. Nearby is the Church of St. Mary, reached by 199 steps. The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, in the house where Cook once lived, displays paintings and maps.