Glorious beaches and an array of attractions mean that holidays to Scarborough are particularly popular with families – whether you’re looking for a dose of sunshine or to discover some of the area’s fascinating historical sights. Book yourself into one of the many hotels found on the coast and you’ll find yourself in a destination with plenty to do and see. Stroll along the promenade for spectacular views of the Yorkshire coastline or delve into the past with a visit to majestic Scarborough castle.
Aside from its beaches, Scarborough holidays will also welcome you to a wealth of countryside. The UK is famous for its green open spaces, and you’ll find some great spots to explore. Nature lovers will love visiting bee farms and marine life sanctuaries, with something to keep all ages entertained.
For a relaxing stroll or a picnic to make the most of the afternoon sunshine, Peasholm Park is the ideal spot. With an oriental theme and an array of wildlife to explore, the Italian Gardens are some of the most beautiful in the area. Hop on a steam locomotive at the nearby Scarborough North Bay railway and you’ll be treated to picturesque views of the Yorkshire countryside and camera-worthy lakeside scenery.
If you’re not fortunate enough to be blessed with sunshine on your holidays to Scarborough, however, you’ll be pleased to hear there are plenty of indoor attractions to escape the weather. A visit to one of the many museums will provide an educational afternoon for the kids, with the Whitby Wizard Museum offering a hands-on experience in its extensive science museum.