Scarborough’s North Bay is one of the few seaside resorts which holds onto the traditional seaside atmosphere and activities which families have enjoyed for many years.
Some of the many things to do in the North Bay!
Peasholme Park is a 5 minute walk from Robyn’s . Since 1927 families including my own have enjoyed an afternoon at the Summer Concerts; the very entertaining miniature naval battle and boating on the lake. http://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/scarborough/attraction/nature-parks-gardens/peasholm-park-scarborough&ssid=0
Also within walking distance of Robyn’s is Northstead Manor Gardens. Which contains attractions such as the largest open air theatre in Europe. www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com Top acts which have performed in previous years include Jessie J, Status Quo, Boyzone, Sir Tom Jones and many more top bands.
Northstead Manor Gardens also contains a Water Chute, Rope sky trail, and a narrow gauge railway which takes you on a leisurely ride along the coastline to Scalby Mills www.nbr.org.uk/things/ home of the Sea Life Sanctuary https://www.visitsealife.com/scarborough/
Scarborough’s North Bay is currently undergoing substantial investment and development in the form of shops, cafes, Multiplex Cinema and a Water Park (Due to open Summer 2016).
Scarborough town centre – Offers a wide range of shops and facilities including a shopping centre and many big high street names like M&S and Debenhams. Scarborough also boasts the Stephen Joseph Theatre which provides year round entertainment, including the nationally acclaimed Alan Ayckbourn. https://www.sjt.uk.com/
Scarborough is steeped in history with Scarborough Castle takes visitors back to bygone era. www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/scarborough-castle/,
The old fishing harbour and the old Market Building still trading on 2 floors.
The South bay is also home to The Spa entertainment complex and the more traditional sea side pass times of fish and chip restaurants, entertainment arcades and donkey rides.
Between the North and South Bays, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Scarborough is also within easy reach of the North Yorkshire Moors, ‘Heartbeat Country’ which offers the opportunity for amazing walks and journeys on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway www.nymr.co.uk/ and visits to the “Aidensfield Arms and Scripps Garage” at Goathland.
If you are wanting retail therapy York is merely a 50 minute train journey away. and The Outlet discount Shopping centre on the outskirts of York.
Scarborough Annual Events
Scarborough welcomes visitors throughout the year and has something for visitors of all ages and interests.
Motor Cycling Fixtures at Olivers Mount http://www.oliversmountracing.com/
Surfing festivities www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/scarborough-surf-festival
Annual Jazz Festival www.scarboroughspa.co.uk/events/Scarborough-Jazz-Festival-2016
Cricket Fixtures/Scarborough Cricket Festival www.scarboroughcricketclub.co.uk/
A great coup for North Yorkshire following the opening stages of The Tour de Yorkshire in 2014, is the annual Tour de Yorkshire which started in 2015. http://letour.yorkshire.com/