South Cliff Italian gardens. Photo by David Chalmers

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About

A coastal garden and woodland boasting pleasant walks with plenty of seating and spectacular views, Italian gardens and small pocket parks such as Shuttleworth Garden and Prince of Wales Terrace. Designed in the early 20th Century, the Italian Gardens were one of the many achievements of Harry W Smith, the noted landscape designer. The sheltered Italian Gardens feature formal planting, seating and a fishpond overseen by the Roman God Mercury, the winged messenger.

The gardens were often featured in the ITV drama series, The Royal.

The South Cliff gardens include: Spa Gardens, Prince of Wales Gardens, the Rose Garden, Holbeck Gardens, Shuttleworth Gardens and the Italian Gardens.

Other features include:

• Cliff lift
• Coastal wildlife
• Terraced walks
• Putting green
• Star Map
• Beach chalets
 

Dogs must be on a lead at all times.

Facilities

Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By road:With Scarborough Railway Station on your right, turn right at the lights and head straight over Valley Bridge. Take your first left after the bridge and a sharp right crossing over lanes, up along Belmont Rd. The gardens are along the left of the road, all the way along the Esplanade.Accessible by Public Transport: Scarborough station is 1 mile away.

South Cliff Gardens

Type:Garden

Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AY
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Tel01723 383636

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsDiscover Yorkshire Coast - Silver Discover Yorkshire Coast - Silver 2020

Opening Times

South Cliff Gardens (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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