• A wonderful activity for body and mind, gardening is hugely popular with our residents. They can plant up our gardens, or grow their favourite herbs and vegetables to enjoy with their meals.

  • We love to help our residents bake delicious breads, cakes, pies and biscuits!

  • Painting, sewing, pottery, making greetings cards, there is always lots going on at The Mayfield to get creative and have fun with friends.

  • Puzzles, bingo, quizzes, board games, there is plenty going on to have fun and stimulate the mind.

Trips & Outings

  • We regularly go out for meals at the wonderful restaurants and pubs in Whitby.

  • We're incredibly lucky to have numerous stunning beaches right on our doorstep and we make sure our residents can take full advantage!

  • Such an important activity for the body, we love taking our residents on beautiful walks around Whitby.

  • For those that care to join us, we go on trips to explore the magnificent shops of Whitby and the surrounding area.


  • Music has so many benefits, and there's nothing better than hearing it live. We have musicians in to play at The Mayfield and take our residents out to hear the best local music.

  • Reading is a great way to have fun and stimulate the mind, and our regular book clubs are a fun way to encourage this hugely important activity.

  • Whatever our residents' favourite subjects, we can invite lecturers to talk at The Mayfield as well as go on trips to hear them elsewhere.

  • Enjoy the latest movies or old classics in our state-of-the-art cinema!

Getting active

  • Dancing has many health benefits and is also great fun! So whether you like salsa, jazz, tap or ballroom, we make it happen!

  • A wonderful activity for mind, body and soul, our yoga classes are tailored to our residents. Chair yoga can be enjoyed by those with limited mobility.

  • Whether it's Crown Green Bowls at Whitby Bowling Club or indoor bowls at The Mayfield, we make sure you can play this brilliant sport.

  • Exercises are a great way to have fun and keep fit, so we make sure our residents can do pilates, aerobics, tai chi, or whatever takes their fancy!


8 July 2024

Dancing the Afternoon Away!

17 June 2024

King’s Birthday Celebrations at The Mayfield

2 May 2024

Mayfield welcomes unusual guests!