Goathland Hut

A community hub and sports pavilion based in the North Yorkshire village of Goathland. A Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) run by volunteers.

About the area

About The Hut

The Hut is set in almost 4 acres of land, with superb views across the surrounding moors and a tranquil setting only interrupted by the sound of the passing steam train, winding its way between Pickering and Goathland. 

Located by the village cricket ground and sports field, the Hut boasts:

  • a single storey, portal steel framed energy efficient building
  • a solar panel network on the south facing roof
  • underfloor heating, with zone controls throughout
  • energy efficient lighting
  • main hall with cafe bistro seating area
  • tables and seating for up to 100 people
  • available marquee, which sits parallel to the main building and can hold a further 80 people
  • fully fitted & equipped kitchen
  • walk-in showers
  • changing rooms
  • wellbeing treatment rooms
  • accessible toilet & shower
  • baby changing facilities
  • car parking for up to 40 vehicles, with overflow parking on the adjacent sports field
  • outside seating made from recycled plastic.

It is:

  • fully licensed for the sale of alcohol, music, singing, dancing and films
  • available to hire
  • a designated Warm Space
  • fully accessible
  • IT networked
  • a CL Approved Motorhome site, available all year round, for up to five touring vehicles.

It has:

  • Wifi
  • a portable stage
  • excellent acoustics
  • a projector and screen.

The Hut also has a cultural heritage display, which features the village tradition of sword dancing and a commemoration to the twelve men of Goathland who gave their lives in World War 1.  These men are also represented by corten steel statues located around the grounds, next to oak trees planted in 2018 by the village school children.

Goathland Wellbeing: community based and community led

The need to look after our own physical and mental wellbeing is well known and vitally important in today's busy world. A wide range of wellbeing services is offered at the Hut, provided by local practitioners.

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Come along and join an event at the Hut

Bookings are direct, as stated or some events can be booked through WeGotTickets.com

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The village library, with over 1600 regularly changed books, is available for all residents. It's run by local volunteers and is open every Wednesday from 10.00am to 4.00pm.


Warm Space

The Hut is recognised as a Warm Space. Everyone is welcome to use the Hut, every Wednesday from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Motorhome site

Stay at the Hut and enjoy local events and the beautiful countryside.

The Hut is a CL Approved Motorhome site, which is open all year round for up to five touring vehicles.  No electric hook-ups are available.  

24 hour arrival is available (there is no reception on site), with access through a key code provided on payment.  There is a fresh/drinking water point available and a rubbish disposal facility, together with a grey waste disposal point and sluice.  Dogs are allowed, but must be kept on a lead and not exercised on the playing fields.

Patrons can have access to the onsite bar, when it is open, together with access to the Goathland Wellbeing provision, including massage, reiki, tai chi and yoga sessions (see Goathland Wellbeing tab on this website).

Pitches are £10 a night.  Hardstanding pitches are available all year round, with the option for grass standing in the summer months, subject to ground conditions.  28 day maximum stay.  

To enquire about booking a pitch, please email: goathland.community.hub@outlook.com or call 01947 896261 (24hr telephone answering service).  

Venue to hire

Hire the Hut for music, film shows, wellbeing, craft, charity, corporate or group events - or even for a wedding!

To enquire about hiring the venue please email: goathland.community.hub@outlook.com or call 01947 896261 (24hr telephone answering service).

Contact us

If you'd like to get in touch with The Hut, please use the contact form, or leave a message on the 24hr answering machine:

Tel: 01947 896261

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Goathland Community Hub - The Hut

The Old Railway Line, Goathland, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5LY

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