The fantastic location of The Esplanade, beside the town centre and immediately above the beach, puts all of Scarborough's attractions and activities within close reach.

Things to do

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  • the hotel is immediately above the South Bay beach but have you ever considered hiring a beach hut - see the Council's web site for more information
  • Futurist Theatre: a very wide range of concerts, comedy and light entertainment
  • North Bay Railway: offering beautiful views of Scarborough's North Bay
  • Opera House Casino: roulette, blackjack, poker and slot machines - no membership required
  • Peasholm Park above North Bay: explore the gardens and hire boats
  • Rotunda Museum: beautifully refurbished in 2008. Geology is a particular speciality and the museum organises "fossil hunts"
  • Scarborough Art Gallery: close to the Rotunda Museum
  • Scarborough Castle: on the headland between North and South Bays; managed by English Heritage; with a cafe in the Master Gunner's House
  • explore Scarborough harbour at the end of South Bay beach - with Scarborough's famous 1930s lighthouse, boat trips and fishing expeditions
  • Scarborough Open Air Theatre (by Peasholm Park in North Bay): Europe's largest open air theatre re-opens in grand style in the summer of 2010
  • Scarborough Spa Complex (on South Bay beach directly below the hotel): for the Spa Orchestra concerts plus festivals and events
  • Scarborough Sea Life Centre (North Bay): underwater tunnel beneath the sharks, 150 different species of fish plus otters, seals and penguins, regular talks throughout the day and hands-on feeding times
  • Stephen Joseph Theatre: ranging from Shakespeare to modern drama
  • walking: Scarborough has a wide range of opportunities for interesting walks including the promenades in North and South Bay, the castle perched on the headland, South Cliff Gardens, the Spa pedestrian bridge and the Esplanade above South Bay

For more information

Tourist Information Office
Brunswick Shopping Centre
YO11 1UE
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Tel: 01723 383636


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