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8. Scarborough

Top 10 ten places to visit in North East England - North York Moors and Coast


Scarborough, Britain’s first seaside resort, has been welcoming visitors for over 360 years and is still as popular as ever. Perhaps it's most famous landmark is The Grand Hotel. Built in 1867 it has served the town since it's Victorian heyday and has recently been refurbished to a high standard.

There's great sandy beach where you can enjoy fish and chips and donkey rides. Scarborough also offers attractions such as the award winning Sea Life Marine Sanctuary, Kinderland children’s fun park and Scarborough Art Gallery.

The many festivals, including Seafest, Jazz, Bike week, Scarborough Fayre and the Cricket festival, provide all year round events.

Scarborough Tourist Information:
Tourism Bureau
Town Hall
St Nicholas Street
YO11 2HG
England, UK

Open daily 9.00am until 5.00pm
Harbourside Tourist Information Centre
YO11 1PP
England, UK

Low Season (November to March)
Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 4.30pm
Closed Monday to Friday (Nearest Tourist Information Centre is in the Brunswick Shopping Centre, Lower Mall, Westborough, Scarborough)
Mid Season (April to June, September, October)
Daily 10.00am to 5.30pm
High Season (July, August)
Daily 9.30am to 5.30pm


T  +44 (0)1723 383636

F  +44 (0)1723 383604
W  Scarborough 

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