Top Leisure Activities On The North Yorkshire Coast

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The North Yorkshire Coast provides some of the most dramatic seascapes in the UK. The 45 miles of dramatic coastline, which lead on to the breath-taking North York Moors are the ideal setting for some unusual and exciting leisure activities, with things to suit all the family and all levels of thrill-seeker. Cycling The Tour […]

14 Superb Coffee Shops You Simply Must Visit

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A good cup of coffee can be hard to come by these days, even though the high streets seem to be overflowing with caffeine-led outlets! But there is an art to making a good cup and a well-trained barista can make all the difference. If you’re in the North Yorkshire coastal area and searching for […]

A Look At The Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults

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Scarborough is a seaside town packed full of attractions, and one of the must-see places is the Market Hall & Vaults. Markets were originally held in the town on Thursdays and Saturdays – the former was on Newborough Street for things like glass and earthenware, and the latter on Princess Street. There were dedicated apple […]

Love Beer! 2 Local Brewers In Scarborough

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If you’re a fan of real ale then you know that local independent breweries make some of the best beers around. It is always a pleasure to go to a pub that serves cask ales from nearby makers and champions the local producers who work so hard to make a good drop. Independent breweries can […]

A Look At The Scarborough Lighthouse

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Lighthouses have been around since Ancient Egyptian times, yet despite being an important seaport since the middle of the 13th century there are no records of a lighthouse at Scarborough until the turn of the 19th century. There was a Roman signal station on Castle Hill that was erected around 350 AD and survived for […]

5 Hidden Gems In Scarborough You Might Not Know About

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Scarborough is a fine example of a northern coastal town and has a lot to offer visitors and residents, from a wealth of history to fish and chips on the beach! But not everyone wants to do the same things, and sometimes it is good to get off the beaten path and go places that […]

Take To The Ocean Waves On Hispaniola

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Scarborough is still a thriving coastal town and a host of companies offer boat tours around the bay and out to the sea. You can sit back and admire the views, keep an eye out for the marine wildlife or even do a bit of fishing! One of the most popular vessels in Scarborough Harbour […]

The Scarborough Spa Orchestra – The Last Seaside Orchestra In The UK

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There are many great things about Scarborough, but one thing you perhaps did not realise is that it is home to the last seaside orchestra in the UK. The Spa has been a popular place to gather since the 1620s, with people originally coming for the healing qualities of the clean, cool water. With the […]

A Day Out In Whitby – The Captain Cook Memorial Museum

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There are all sorts of things you can do on a day out in Whitby, from sampling fish and chips on the beach to catching your own fresh fish. Having a walk around to soak up some of the history is one of the best ways to get a feel for this seaside town, and […]

A Look At The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

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The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre opened in December 2009 to give visitors the chance to explore the town’s maritime history. It took five years to bring this “museum of the sea” to life and it now contains a wealth of exhibits, from photographs and documents to artefacts. A committee had been formed in 2006 to […]

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