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Hayburn Wyke

Sweeping North Bay Scarborough

The Hayburn Wyke Inn The Hayburn Wyke Inn is a 18th Century coaching inn set in woodland next to the coast between Scarborough and Whitby. A short walk takes you to a secluded cove with a waterfall cascading over the cliff onto the stony beach where you can easily imagine smugglers landing supplies at dead […]

St Marys Church Scarborough

St Marys Church in Scarborough from west

St Marys Church Scarborough The church of St Mary belonged to the Abbey of Citeaux, but passed to Bridlington with the confiscation of the property of the Alien Houses. The twelfth century church was probably an aisle-less building and a much larger new church was begun around it 1180. The West front, formerly with two […]

Marine Drive Scarborough

Scarborough Marine Drive

Marine Drive Scarborough Scarborough had been for centuries a popular fishing resort and its popularity increased further with the discovery of its health-giving Spa Water. Following the completion of the York to Scarborough railway in 1855 its popularity increased further as a holiday resort. Famous also for its two distinct bays, the commercial South Bay […]

The Spa Scarborough

South Bay and Spa view Scarborough

The Spa Scarborough The Spa Scarborough Events Venue Grand Victorian building staging family entertainment, comedy nights, conferences and wedding fairs. Address: South Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2HD Telephone: 01723 821888 The Spa, Scarborough is located in Scarborough’s South Bay, North Yorkshire, England. It is a venue for conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and events on the […]

The Scarborough Spa Express

Scarborough Railway Station

The Scarborough Spa Express The 2014 season has now ended, tickets will go on sale in January for the 2015 season The service will run Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, plus August Bank Holiday Monday . Here’s a taste of what’s in store… Travel by steam in traditional carriages across Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside. Leaving York in […]

Scarborough Spa Express

Flowerbed at Woodend The Crescent Scarborough

The Scarborough Spa Express “Re-live the ultimate Steam Experience” What better way to enjoy North Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside and visit the city of York or travel to the seaside town of Scarborough. Travel aboard a vintage steam hauled train. The Scarborough Spa Express, formerly called “The Scarborough Flyer” from 1950 to 1963, is a great […]

Scarborough Ghost Walks

Scarborough Newcastle Pub

Scarborough Ghost Walks The Original Ghost Tour (Established 1995) Contact Gary Potts on 07885 212874 or 01347 848445 Meet at The Golden Ball, Sandside. Tours start on Thursdays at 8.30pm from Easter to Halloween. Also Mondays in July and August. During Low and Late Season bookings are required. Tours last approximately one hour. “Do you […]

Scarborough Football

Scarborough Lighthouse

Scarborough Athletic Football Club Scarborough Athletic Football Club is an English football club formed on 25 June 2007 following the winding up of Scarborough. Although they bear the name of Scarborough in North Yorkshire, they are currently ground-sharing with Bridlington Town and play in the Northern Counties East Football League Premier Division. On 29 June […]

Scarborough Fair

Aberdeen Walk Scarborough

Scarborough Fair “Scarborough Fair”, or sometimes spelt “Scarborough Faire”, is a traditional English ballad and sung about Scarborough in Yorkshire. Scarborough Faire’s lyrics refer to the tale of a young man who instructs the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series of impossible tasks, such as making him a shirt […]

Scarborough Heritage Trail

Scarborough Lighthouse

In the 1980s Scarborough Borough Council commissioned a “Heritage Trail” and you can find these dark blue Scarborough Heritage Trail plaques at the following locations: Grand Hotel Anne Bronte’s Grave Long Room and Royal Hotel Scarborough Town Hall Theakston’s Bookshop Newborough Bar Theatre Royal Bell Hotel Market Hall Trinity House Old Quaker Meeting House Butter […]

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