Places to Visit in Scarborough, United Kingdom, Europe
Scarborough is one of the important towns on the coast of North Sea in North Yorkshire in England, United Kingdom. Scarborough is surrounded by Rocky Mountains and hub for shopping and nightlife and traditional and peaceful town in the region. The economy of the town depends on fishing, printing, tourism and small manufacturing industries. London, capital of England is situated at the distance of 252 kilometers from Scarborough and coordinates are 54.2773° N, 0.4017° W.
History of Scarborough:
Scarborough was ruled by Viking raider during 966 AD and during 4th century Romans established the settlement in the city. During the middle ages, Scarborough Fair was organized by the Royal Charter in 1253, attracted merchants from all over the Europe and later tourism was established in the region.
Ayton Castle is a 14th century 3-storeyed ‘stone tower’ house situated at the distance of 5 miles from heart of the town and the existing corbels offer substantiation of machicolated fortifications; along with corner turret is one of the main historical sites in the town.
Peasholm Park is situated just 15 minutes walk from heart of the town is one of the key fundamentals with regards to ‘North Bay’ experience and the park is visited by locals and tourists alike and boating facilities are available along the Tranquil lake.
Scarborough Castle is situated just 15 minutes walk from middle of the town and the castle was constructed during the Roman settlements and was prominent castle during the medieval monarchs and maintained by English Heritage and visited by number of tourists.
Rotunda Museum is one of the oldest building and museums in the United Kingdom built in 1829 as first purpose-built museums with primary collections of Jurassic geology on the Yorkshire Coast and more than 5,500 fossils and 3,000 minerals and many more.
Interesting places to visit in Scarborough:
- Stephen Joseph Theatre
- The Spa, Scarborough
- Scarborough Open Air Theatre
- Futurist Theatre
- North Bay Railway
- Ganton Golf Club
- Brunswick Shopping Centre
- Scarborough Fair Collection
- Opera House Casino
- Scarborough Mere
Best time to visit Scarborough:
Scarborough faces humid temperate climate with mild summers and cool and windy winters and best time to visit Scarborough is from June to September.
How to reach Scarborough?
Leeds Bradford International Airport is the main airport in Yorkshire in England and largest airport in the region caters with domestic and international flights to major destinations in the United Kingdom and Europe.
Train facilities to Scarborough is provided by TransPennine Express and has scheduled high speed trains to York, Leeds and Manchester and to other cities in the United Kingdom.
Scarborough is well linked through motorways from distinct parts of the country and there are numerous bus operators in the town offering bus facilities to the populaces and one can get around the town by bus, car, taxis and bikes.
Hotels in Scarborough:
Scarborough is placed along the North Sea and most of the hotels are situated in the middle of the town or along the coast and these hotels are for both the individual and family travelers and surrounded by all the facilities and some of the hotels in the town offers traditional Chinese, Italian, Indian and English cuisines and rooms will cost from $ 25 to $ 450 and above per day with up to date amenities. List of hotels in Scarborough are as follows:
- Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
- The Royal Hotel
- Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel
- Palm Court Hotel
- Toulson Court – Guest House
- Premier Inn Scarborough
- Granville Lodge Hotel
- The Captain Hotel
- Greno Seafront Guest House
- The Clifton Hotel
- Blacksmiths Arms Inn