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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!

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What to do in Scarborough

 
 
 
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.

YMCA Scarborough

YMCA Scarborough

St. Thomas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1DY (0 miles, 0 km)

YMCA Scarborough is a registered charity, run by local people to serve the local community since 1846.

Scarborough Lifeboat Station

Scarborough Lifeboat Station - RNLI

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

The RNLI is the charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the UK and Republic of Ireland. In the event of an emergency at sea call 999

Ganton Golf Club

Ganton Golf Club

Ganton Golf Club, Ganton, Near Scarborough, Scarborough, YO12 4PA (7 miles, 12 km)

Ganton in the Vale of Pickering between York and Scarborough ranks among the very best of Britain's inland courses. It is ranked in the top 80 in the world and has played host to any number of amateur and professional tournaments.

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.

Royal Albert Park

Royal Albert Park

Queens Parade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7HY (1 miles, 1 km)

Coastal open space with a difference with spectacular views from many cliff walks, geological interest, skate park and cafe.

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.

Mini Monsterz, Whitby and Scarborough

Mini Monsterz, Scarborough

Unit 5 - 8 Newchase Court, Hopper Hill Road, Eastfield, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3YS (5 miles, 8 km)

Based in both Scarborough and Whitby, Mini Monsterz are amongst North Yorkshire's biggest soft play centres which provide fun for all the family.

Crescent Arts

Crescent Arts

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

We are the only exclusively contemporary art gallery in Scarborough, showing work by local, national and international artists.

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.

South Bay, Scarborough

Scarborough South Bay

Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1PD (0 miles, 1 km)

South Bay has a large sandy bay with good facilities, child friendly amenities and is popular with families. There is a working harbour with a small fishing fleet and a new marina for yachts and pleasure boats.

Scarborough cricket week

Scarborough Cricket Club

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

Scarborough cricket club's history spans a century and a half, the club being founded in 1849 when the first matches were played on castle hill. The Club is within walking distance of the town centre towards the North Bay.

Scarborough's Maritime Past

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

45 Eastborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1NH (0 miles, 1 km)

The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre is an exhibition & information Centre covering ship building, fishing, storms and shipwrecks, pirates and smuggling, superstitions, our connections with the Titanic, WW1 & WW2 and much more.

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.

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.

Snainton Riding Centre

Snainton Riding Centre

Station Road, Snainton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9AP (8 miles, 14 km)

B.H.S and A.B.R.S Approved. Lessons from novices to advanced riders. All staff are fully qualified. Show jumping Indoor school or outdoor treks available at various lengths around beautiful countryside. All ages welcome

Woodend

Woodend

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

Woodend Art and Craft Gallery is an exciting contemporary venue which shows work by an extensive range of artists and practitioners.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Burton Riggs Nature Reserve

Off the A64 just outside Scarborough, Seamer, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO12 4QE (3 miles, 5 km)

The large, open lakes at Burton Riggs make it a fantastic place to watch wildfowl and waders, particularly during autumn migration and over the winter months.

Scarborough Surf School, Cayton Bay

Scarborough Surf School

Killerby Cliff, Cayton Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NR (3 miles, 5 km)

Cayton Bay is also home to some of the very best beach break waves on the East Coast. Surfable through all stages of tide with a good variety of conditions to suit all abilities.

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.