Welcome to Scarborough: Your ultimate coastal escape
Discover the charm and beauty of Scarborough, a captivating seaside town nestled on the stunning coastline of North Yorkshire. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation or a perfect family getaway, Scarborough offers something for everyone. With its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and vibrant atmosphere, this enchanting destination promises an unforgettable experience.
Beaches and coastal delights
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Scarborough's beaches. Feel the soft sand between your toes as you stroll along the golden shores, bask in the warmth of the sun, or enjoy a paddle in the sea. With two stunning beaches, North Bay and South Bay, you'll have plenty of space to relax and enjoy the coastal serenity.
Step back in time as you explore Scarborough's fascinating history. Visit Scarborough Castle, perched high on the cliffs, and marvel at its medieval ruins while enjoying panoramic views of the coastline. Discover the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre and delve into the town's maritime past through engaging exhibitions and interactive displays.
Scarborough is a haven for families, offering a wide range of attractions and activities. Head to Peasholm Park, a picturesque Japanese-themed park, and enjoy boat rides on the lake or watch thrilling naval battles during the summer months. The Sea Life Scarborough allows you to dive into the depths of the ocean, encountering fascinating marine creatures up close. Don't miss a visit to the Scarborough Fair Collection, home to vintage fairground rides and steam-powered engines that will transport you back in time.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Scarborough offers a playground of adventures. Lace up your hiking boots and explore the stunning trails of the Cleveland Way National Trail, which winds its way along the rugged coastline, showcasing breathtaking views at every turn. Go cycling through the scenic landscapes of the North York Moors National Park, or embark on a thrilling surfing or paddle boarding session at North Bay.
Entertainment and culture
Scarborough is also known for its vibrant arts and entertainment scene. Catch a show at the historic Stephen Joseph Theatre, known for its exceptional productions. Experience the lively atmosphere of the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, hosting concerts and events by renowned artists. Explore the Scarborough Art Gallery and immerse yourself in the world of fine art, featuring works by both local and international artists.
Dining and delicacies
Indulge your tastebuds with Scarborough's food scene. Sample fresh seafood straight from the sea, savour traditional Yorkshire delicacies, or dine in stylish restaurants serving global cuisines. From quaint seaside cafes to chic bars, there's plenty of places to eat and drink in Scarborough that will satisfy the whole family.
Plan your escape
Whether you're seeking a peaceful seaside retreat, an action-packed adventure, or a cultural exploration, Scarborough has it all. With its idyllic coastal setting and rich heritage, this charming seaside resort will leave you captivated and longing to return. Start planning your Scarborough getaway today and create unforgettable memories along the North Yorkshire coast.
How to get to Scarborough
Easily accessible by train, bus and car you really don’t have an excuse not to come and visit! Heck, you could even cycle here if you wanted to!
We look forward to welcoming you to Scarborough and the Yorkshire coast soon.