Redcar Tourist Information

Redcar Seafront

Redcar Seafront

Zetland Lifeboat Museum Redcar

Zetland Lifeboat Museum Redcar

Nestling close to the North York Moors border, seaside Redcar is a delightful little seaside resort with local beaches like Coatham and South Gare popular for water sports including jet ski, sailing, windsurfing, and even host regular international Kite surfing festivals facing the full force of the North Sea! Most popular attraction in the town is friendly Redcar racecourse offering around 18 fun packed race meets annually, with full on-site conference, wedding and hospitality facilities. Don’t miss a viewing of the oldest lifeboat in existence in the Zetland Lifeboat Museum on Redcar seafront. A selection of premier free entry museums cluster around the town including the Kirkleatham museum, offering a fascinating guide to the rich engineering, mining, iron and steel heritage in the area.

Whilst you’re in Kirthleathan village, take in hidden architectural gems like the Turner Mausoleaum next to St Cuthbert’s, designed by the great architect James Gibbs, and Turner’s old Almshouses dating from 1676. Whether you’re on business in Redcar or looking for a budget holiday base offering quality accommodation near Victorian Seaside resort Saltburn and the North York Moors, browse our choice of Redcar guest houses and Coatham B&Bs. Book accommodation now with Iknow.

Kirthleathan Museum

Kirthleathan Museum

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.