The event will run from September 11 to September 20 and will see many historic and cultural locations throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage for free. Many of the events are online this year due to Covid-19 and visitors to any venues are asked to respect social distancing guidelines. Here are ten ways to enjoy Heritage Open Days along the coast.
1. South Cliff Gardens (online)
The South Cliff Gardens Project, brings you a panel of horticultural experts who will answer questions focused on heritage gardens and heritage gardening. A video will be available on YouTube on September 15.
2. Central Tramway Company
Take a walking tour of the historic Scarborough South Bay funicular railway. Available anytime (due to listening to tour on an app) with no booking required. Make sure to adhere to social distancing when on walk.
3. Cayton Parish Church
Visitors can access all areas of the church except the tower with or without a guide. Open September 11 and 12 from 2pm to 6pm. Max 6 people per tour/session. One hour. Contact for the day: Leslie Hutchinson 0444437789
4. Ayton Castle (online)
A video tour of Ayton Castle and its archaeological landscape hosted by Chris Hall of Scarborough Archaeological & Historical Society. Available anytime and for more information visit www.sahs.org.uk.