Scarborough Things to Do

  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
    by tim07
  • Things to Do
    by tim07

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  • 1. 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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  • 2. 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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  • 3. Tramway

    It’s not quite Stairway To Heaven but the Tramway to Town and Tramway to Beach at the other end is a Victorian funicular railway which provides a quick way to...

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  • 4. Scarborough Castle

    Strategically positioned on a headland cliff overlooking North and South Bay, Scarborough Castle is an impressive sight even if today only the ruins are...

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  • 5. Harbour boat trips

    Various types of boat trips can be booked from the harbour area; trips around the bay to go seal spotting, fishing trips, speedboat trips and a trip around...

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  • 6. North Bay Miniature Railway

    The North Bay Miniature Railway runs for a distance of just under a mile between Peasholm Park and Scalby Mills stations and provides scenic views of the North...

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  • 7. Anne Bronte's grave

    The grave of the author and poet Anne Bronte who succumbed to tuberculosis in 1849 can be found in St Mary’s churchyard. The original headstone has deteriorated...

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  • 8. Rotunda Museum

    The Rotunda which opened in 1829 is Britain’s oldest geology museum. It was purpose-built based on a distinctive circular design by the geologist William Smith...

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  • 9. Open Air Theatre

    Scarborough first had an open air theatre built in 1932 but by the 1980s this had fallen in to disrepair but in May 2010 the Queen opened the towns new open air...

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  • 10. THE FUNICULAR

    This is the oldest surviving tramway in the UK. It was built in 1881 by the Central Tramway Company, the same company that owns and runs the tram today.The tram...

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  • 11. Scarborough Castle

    The castle stands high above the town and the headland between the two bays with sheer drops to the sea with only a narrow approach from the town near St Marys....

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  • 12. Grand Hotel

    I include this as Things to Do tip as this hotel has many important and historical aspects - it is worth examining as a place of interest in its own right.This...

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  • 13. St Marys

    The most famous and finest of Scarborough's churches which is full of history and beauty. Anne Brontes grave can be seen in the grounds.Also inside this...

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  • 14. The Barbican

    On a recent break to Scarborough we tried to find somewhere to eat that 1) Allowed Children in 2) that wasn't a little cafe or McDonalds 3) that wouldn't...

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  • 15. ancient site

    drive along to Ayton on the racecourse road before turn into road on right hand side GHSQ and folow road past heir entrance Walk towards the north and you will...

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  • 16. Peasholme Park

    Peasholme Park is 100 years old this year (2011) and remains one of Englands best municipal parks. Set around a large lake it has a Japanese theme and a pagoda...

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  • 17. Sea Life Centre

    Scarboroughs Sea Life Centre magnificent ocean tank has been spectacularly transformed to become Turtle Reef, with its own colourful Caribbean-style coral reef...

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  • 18. Spa Footbridge

    One of my favourite spots in Scarborough, a footbridge going over the busy junction between "Valley Road" & Foreshaw Road. It links the street "St. Nicholas...

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  • 19. Betton Farm

    This is the only children's animal farm I am aware of in the Scarborough area. Situated at East Ayton this is a farm where children can meet goats , pigs,...

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  • 20. The Diving Bell statue

    The Diving Bell statue was brought to Vincents Pier and stands in front of the lighthouse looking out to sea on completion in 2007. This is a beautiful...

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  • 21. Scarborough Lighthouse

    Scarborough’s lighthouse stands on Vincent’s Pier, built in the 18th century and named after its engineer, William Vincent. Defining a date of initial...

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  • 22. Beautiful gardens on South Bay

    The Italian Gardens are a tranquil delight and nestle in trees high up on the south bay. Not widely known and a little way from the main attractions they are...

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  • 23. Spa Bridge

    Opened in July 1827 this iron footbridge spans the valley between St Nicholas Cliff & the Spa. It's 75 feet high, 414 feet long & 13.5 feet wide.The bridge...

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  • 24. Castle

    The castle is set on a 300 feet headland between the North & South bays. An area that has been occupied by prehistoric settlers, Romans & Vikings. The first...

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  • 25. Rotunda

    Built in 1828 the Rotunda is the 2nd oldest purpose-built museum in Britain. Here you'll find displays from prehistoric times right up to recent Scarborough...

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