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Cliff Lift - Spa

Cliff Lift - Spa

Details

The Spa Cliff Lift opened on July 6th 1875 and was the first funicular railway in Great Britain.The lift was originally powered by sea-water using a counterweight system. Two gas engines (replaced by steam pumps in 1879) were installed to pump the sea water to the upper station to fill the top car. In 1947, the hydraulic system was replaced by electricity.

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening details

Please click on link above for current running times.
All times during the winter are dependent on weather and demand. The lifts will run to coincide with shows at the Spa wherever possible. Please call Spa direct to confirm the lift is open. Normal running times when open 10.00 - 17.00.

Prices

Scarborough Spa Cliff Lift Prices 2017

Adult Single: £1
Adult Return: £1.60

Child Single: 60p
1 Child Return: £1

Children Under 5's Travel: FREE

Weekly Adult Ticket: £10
Weekly Child Ticket: £5

Season Tickets: £120 (Forms Available on Request)

Contact

Scarborough Spa

01723 376774

Address

Esplanade,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 2AW

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 043875  Lat: 54.27252 Long: -0.39983

By road:
Follow signs into Scarborough Railway Station. Turn right at the traffic lights by the station and cross over Valley Bridge. Take your 1st left after the bridge onto Ramshill Rd, then an immediate sharp right crossing over a lane onto Belmont Rd. Follow the Rd and the cliff lift is on your left.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Scarborough station

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted