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Scarborough was Britain’s first seaside resort and over 360 years later it still remains one of its most popular. Scarborough occupies a fantastic spot along the rugged North Yorkshire coastline close the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors.

Scarborough is a firm family favourite thanks to its numerous attractions and blue flag winning North Bay beach. One of the most popular attractions is the award winning Sea Life Marine Sanctuary where you can see penguins, seals, sea horses, otters, octopuses and even sharks. There are also fascinating historical sites such as Scarborough Castle and the Rotunda Museum. Take a genteel trip on Scarborough’s Miniature Railway, one of the oldest in the country, or for something a bit bigger why not go horse riding at Stationdale Shire Horse Farm. For some great views of Scarborough and the coastline take one of the pleasure steamers or even a speed boat.

For a relaxing stroll you can not beat a visit to Peasholm Park. Thanks to a recent restoration program the park has been returned to its former glories with beautiful woodland walks, Japanese Pagodas, a 30ft waterfall, a lake where you can take to the water on pedalo’s and rowing boats and a world famous show, The Naval Warfare, on display three times a day.

There is a whole host of Scarborough accommodation and facilities from hotels to campsites and high street chains and top restaurants to keep any visitor happy.

For a memorable trip to North Yorkshire there is no better place to be than in Scarborough.

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