The Line-Up So Far At The Open Air Theatre In 2015

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The Open Air Theatre in Scarborough has always attracted big names, and 2015 is no exception. Whilst the line up for the whole year is yet to be confirmed, we can give you a sneak preview of who is confirmed they will appear so far. James – 22nd May 2015 James is the Mancunian rock band […]

Don’t Want To Stay In A Hotel? Four Top Campsites In Scarborough

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Sometimes you just want to get back to nature, and there is no better way of doing that than by a seaside camping holiday. Here are four of the top rated campsites in and around Scarborough, which you might like to consider. Scarborough Camping And Caravanning Club SiteThis popular campsite has 300 pitches and brings […]

Final Curtain Call for The Futurist Theatre

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The curtain has probably finally fallen on Scarborough’s famous Futurist Theatre, with demolition nearly underway. But what was the Futurist, and why does it mean so much to the people of Scarborough? HistoryThe theatre building on Foreshore Road has looked out over South Bay since it was first built in 1921. It was originally a […]

Hornsea – A Classic, Old-Fashioned Seaside Resort

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Hornsea is a classic, old-fashioned seaside resort, which offers everything you would expect, from fish and chips to fresh sea air. It is close to the town, with its historic buildings dating to the 15th century and the 12th century parish church. Hornsea BeachThe beach provides miles of unspoilt sand and shingle, dotted with wooden […]

A Look at the Scarborough Lifeboat

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The old lifeboat station has been in Scarborough for nearly 200 years, making it the third oldest in the country. Since 1801, crews have worked to save the lives of holidaymakers who have got into trouble in and around the North Yorkshire Coast. The lifeboat men at the Scarborough station have picked up an amazing […]

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 […]

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