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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
Private North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
"This guided Day Trip from York provides the perfect opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park and the fishing port of Whitby. The tour operates with max 15 passenge and WiFi. 9:00am: The tour departs from opposite the Dean Court Hotel in central York (or an alternative location in York of your choice) and heads off into the Vale of York to the famous Kilburn White Horse on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park to take photos and learn about its history before heading for Helmsley.The tour stops in the picturesque market town of Helmsley for 45 minutes where you can view the medieval castle explore the quaint shops or just have a leisurely Yorkshire Brew - the choice is yours!You leave Helmsley and head up over the North York Moors with photo stops en route to enjoy the spectacular landscape leading to the seaside town of Whitby passing the 16th century Lion Inn on Blakey Ridge (the highest point on the moors) and Ralph's Cross. As you arrive in Whitby
From GBP495.00
 
Private North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from Leeds
"Explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park and the fishing port of Whitby on this private guided tour. Pickup from your hotel in Leeds by your private driver and car at 8:30am. Head to Kilburn White Horse on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park. Take photos and learn about its history before traveling to Helmsley. Stop in the picturesque market town of Helmsley (45-minutes) where you can see the medieval castle explore the quaint shops or have a leisurely Yorkshire brew in one of the cafes. Leave Helmsley and travel to the North York Moors.View spectacular landscapes while en route to the seaside town of Whitby. Pass the 16th century Lion Inn on Blakey
From GBP545.00

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When evening comes...

This photo was taken in January when its not so warm but any time of year its nice to spend the early evening going for a stroll along the sea front or to the harbour to watch the waves come in and...
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Coastal Views

The South bay was popular and busy with tourists the day we visited but walking over to the North bay gave way to more peaceful vistas. I especially enjoyed the scenic coastal views such as this...
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Seaside Sculptures

The usual beach activities take place here like any other seaside resort. People out on deckchairs, donkey rides, sandcastles being built by kids...oh and the bigger kids were engrossed in creating...
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Scarborough

Two large bays separated by a harbour and headland make up the lovely Scarborough seaside resort. South Bay is the oldest resort area with arcades, gift shops and cafe's, and lifts to take you down to...
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Stephen Joseph Theatre (2)

This should come near the top of any "must see".It's a glorious art deco building that has been wonderfully restored, and it's a real delight to attend the premier of an Alan Ayckbourn play there. The...
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Stephen Joseph Theatre

This used to be the Odeon Cinema when I was a kid - I saw "Live & Let Die" here! Now it's The Stephen Joseph Theatre. This theatre is Alan Aykbourn's "home" theatre and all of his plays get their...
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Up To Date

These days I appreciate Scarborough a lot more for the fun days out you can have there just strolling along the two bays (on the prom or on the sand); walking up to the castle; or along the clifftop...
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Amusements

And then of course there is the amusements. What kid doesn't want to be in the amusements all day. We used to play penny falls and penny "one armed bandits" all day. Later video games arrived, and...
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Rock Pools

I used to love to play around in the rock pools - these were more obvious at the far north, at Scalby. I could play for hours around there, looking for crabs & winkles - though at my young and tender...
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Scary Rides

At the end of the harbour in South Bay is a small funfair. Small is an understatement - it's tiny. One time though when I was 7 or so, I went on the Big Wheel with my mam. The wheel seemd as though...
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Childhood Memories

My fondest memories of Scarborough (until my recent return there) were of my childhood holidays. We used to go there almost every year (sometimes we'd go to Blackpool instead). In fact the first...
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Boat trip

I will never forget when me and my then boyfriend (now husband) decided to go on a boat trip as none of us had ever seen Scarborough from the water before. The boat turned out to be an old D-day...
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South Bay beach

Going for a relaxing walk around South Bay taking in the sea air. We were fortunate to catch some early September sun glinting off the beach at low tide.
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Sun, Sea, Sand...

Sun sea and sand, a handy VT guide and friend, what more could a girl want....well chips on the beach of course...a great British seaside tradition!
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Top Hotels in Scarborough

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St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, YO11 2EU, United Kingdom
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The Crescent, Belvoir Terrace, Scarborough, YO11 2PP, United Kingdom
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Esplanade, South Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AG, United Kingdom
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Belmont Road, Scarborough, YO11 2AA, United Kingdom
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6-7 Belmont Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AA, United Kingdom
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18 - 19 Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough, YO12 7HF, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Scarborough

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Spa Complex

Scarborough Spa Complex is located in Scarborough’s picturesque South Bay and is one of the most prestigious venues for conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and events on the Yorkshire Coast. ...
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The Spa Bridge

One of the most impressive bridges in England - it was built because there was quite a deep descent to the sea-front from the St. Nicholas Cliff area of the town and a link across the valley to the...
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"The finest town on the Yorkshire coast"
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"Everything Changes & Nothing Changes"
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sandysmith

"Sun, Sea, Sand, at Scarborough"
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"My home town!"
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"Scarborough"
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