Saltburn-By-The-Sea is a lovely seaside town with a wonderful beach. The town has a fascinating history which includes being a base for smugglers and as a popular Victorian resort. Many of the Victorian features have been preserved, including the pier, the water balanced cliffside tram (the oldest working tram of this kind) which takes you from the town down the 120 feet to the pier, and the Italian gardens. Other attractions include a light railway and there are some delightful little shops in the town centre which include antiques, second hand books and a range of local crafts. Today the town is popular with couples and families alike, as well as many surfers who flock to this wonderful beach for the great waves. There is a surf school where you can take lessons and hire equipment.
Located on the Cleveland Heritage Coast and on the Cleveland Way National Trail, there are wonderful walks along the clifftops Inland lie the North York Moors National Park where you can explore traditional moorland villages and market towns in this, the largest expanse of heather moorland in England. There is a regular bus service which provides transport to Whitby and Middlesbrough, taking in all the lovely coastal villages inbetween.