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Things to do in Scarborough

Discover the best of what to do in Scarborough! With its glorious beaches and range of attractions/activities there is something for everyone.

Enjoy live entertainment at some of the Yorkshire Coast's premier venues, including the Scarborough Spa Complex, Stephen Joseph Theatre and the Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

Or why not have a great day out at some of the fabulous museums, galleries, beaches and award-winning parks that the town has to offer!

With so many things do in Scarborough, it really is a holiday destination that has it all!

To make sure you don’t miss out use the booking/search tool below or call our Tourism Bureau on 01723 383 636.

What to do in Scarborough

 
 
 
Historic Water Chute

Historic Water Chute and Boating Lake

Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF (1 miles, 2 km)

Bring back child hood memories of holidays to Scarborough and ride the Historic Water chute

Stained Glass Centre

Stained Glass Centre

Killerby Lane, Cayton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3TP (4 miles, 6 km)

Valerie Green is the fourth generation of the Lazenby family to carry on the traditional craft of manufacturing and restoring stained glass windows. The studio specialises in design and manufacture of stained glass panels.

Pirates Adventure Mini Golf, Scarborough

Pirate Adventure Mini Golf

Scalby Mills Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6RP (1 miles, 2 km)

Are you ready for a game of golf like no other? Pirate Adventure Mini Golf is it. It’s a swashbuckling game for the whole family with a new challenge at every hole.

Humble Bee Farm

Humble Bee Farm

Humble Bee Farm, Flixton, Scarborough, N Yorks, YO11 3UJ (7 miles, 11 km)

Offering guests the opportunity to take part in a number of exciting events, from experiencing the wonders of the dawn chorus to taking part in a fantastic Halloween weekend.

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF (1 miles, 2 km)

Originally Europe's largest open air theatre, Scarborough OAT has since built a reputation as a concert venue worthy of hosting household names from all corners of the world of music.

Dexters Surf School, Shop and Hire

Dexters Surf Shop, School & Hire Centre

Peasholm Gap, North Bay, Scarborough, YO12 7TN (1 miles, 1 km)

Operating from Scarborough’s North Bay, Dexter’s Surf Shop, School & Hire Centre provides Surf Lessons, Surf Hire, Hardware, Accessories and Clothing to surfers and beach goers across Scarborough and UK.

Betton Farm Animal Farm

Betton Farm

Racecourse Road, East Ayton, North Yorkshire, YO13 9HT (3 miles, 5 km)

Something to see for all the family meet farmyard friends ride on toy tractors play in the play area. Enjoy farm baking and home cooking in our restaurant

RNLI

Scarborough Lifeboat House - RNLI

Lifeboat Station House, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1PB (0 miles, 1 km)

Scarborough Lifeboat House and shop.

Richardsons

Richardson's Cycling Club

38-40, Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1XE (0 miles, 1 km)

Richardsons CC is a club for mountain bikers and road cyclists in the Scarborough area. We’re the biggest and fastest growing bike club on the Yorkshire coast.

Scarborough Art Gallery

Scarborough Art Gallery

The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW (0 miles, 0 km)

Built in the 1840s as part of The Crescent in Scarborough, this gallery has two rooms devoted to displaying works from the Borough's art collection.

Pindar Leisure Centre, Everyone Active

Pindar Leisure Centre

Moor Lane, Eastfield, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3LW (3 miles, 5 km)

There’s a huge range of different activities to enjoy here at Pindar Leisure Centre.

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults

St Helens Square, Off. Newborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1EU (0 miles, 1 km)

A traditional indoor market selling a wide choice of goods. plus personal, friendly service. Beneath the main market you will find the market valults shopping centre.

Hollywood Plaza Cinema, Scarborough

Hollywood Plaza Cinema

159 North Marine Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7HU (1 miles, 1 km)

The Hollywood Plaza is Scarborough's main cinema. It is a quaint but comfortable picture house, and although it only offers one screen, provides the town with a wonderful selection of films for all ages.

Scarborough Brewery

Scarborough Brewery

21B, Barrys Lane, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO12 4HA (1 miles, 2 km)

Scarborough Brewery Ltd is a micro brewery located in the beautiful seaside town of Scarborough on the North Yorkshire Coast.

Shuttleworth Gardens

Shuttleworth Gardens For The Blind

Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AY (0 miles, 1 km)

These special sensory gardens are filled with strongly scented, fragrant plants and flowers in raised beds, which are particulary appreciated by the blind.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Chafer Wood Nature Reserve

Just north of the village of Ebberston, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO13 9PA (9 miles, 15 km)

Bluebells, ramsons and other woodland pants offer a tapestry of colour in this idyllic mixed broadleaved woodland nature reserve.

Betta Motoring

Betta Motoring Ltd

4 Queen Street, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HA (0 miles, 1 km)

Explore Scarborough & the Yorkshire Coast with Bike Hire from Bettamotoring. We have a large hire bike fleet suitable for the whole family. Our location is perfect for quick and easy access to the foreshore & popular Cinder track.

Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park

North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR (1 miles, 1 km)

Peasholm Park is an historic and uniquely beautiful Green Flag park in Scarborough's North Bay.

Scarborough Harbour

Scarborough Harbour

Scarborough Harbour, Sandside, Scarborough, YO11 1PD (0 miles, 1 km)

The harbour is situated under the Castle Headland in the South Bay. It is formed by three piers, the outer harbour being set aside for leisure activities while most of the port’s communal activities take place in the main or ‘old’ harbour.

Scarborough Bowls Centre

Scarborough Bowls Centre

Peasholm Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TT (1 miles, 1 km)

An indoor bowls centre offering a world class bowling facility. All equipment supplied at no extra charge. Free instruction to new bowlers. Outdoor crown green, woods and jacks supplied.