Ravenscar is sited on a cliff overlooking the broad sweep of Robin Hood's Bay. Famous as being the Eastern terminus of the Lyke Wake walk. Amenities include a Public House, a place of worship, (St Hilda C of E), a hotel (incorporating a golf course), a vistors centre and car parks.
The prefix of the Post Code for Ravenscar is YO13-0
The National Trust Coastal Centre features exhibits depicting local history, wildlife and geology.
The industrial remains of the Alum Works lie just North of Ravenscar is a National Trust site which is open to visitors all year, two further National Trust sites can be found between here and the coast.
The 3 mile long Ravenscar Trail enables you to discover the geology and local history of this beautiful stretch of Heritage Coast.
Late in the 19th century, plans to develop Ravenscar as a major holiday resort failed, when the development company became bankrupt.
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