Christmas Shopping Off-Piste

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Love it or hate it, Christmas Shopping just has to be done. Trudging around the High Street looking for that ‘perfect’ gift, or shopping online can get very tedious. For a touch of festive cheer and a change of scenery to get help you on your way, try ditching the High street and ‘have yourself […]

November is definitely going to be a funny month!

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Upcoming events at The Scarborough Spa this month are guaranteed to perk us up a little, now that summer is well and truly over. The darker nights and colder weather are all very well as an excuse to stay in and close the curtains, but the stage curtains at The Spa will be opened to […]

Where to be for Halloween in North Yorkshire? Whitby Goth Weekend !!!

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Yes, it’s all happening again. WGW as it’s widely known is THE place to be for those with a taste for the slightly macabre in North Yorkshire and beyond. From 30th October to 1st November, the small coastal town will be teeming with ghosts, ghouls and all manner of the weird, the wonderful and the […]

Scarborough’s brand new Waterpark on schedule to open Easter 2016

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If it’s a day of fun, sun and good old aqua that rocks your boat, (no pun intended), then Scarborough is undoubtedly the place to be in 2016. The £14-18 million development of Scarborough’s new Water Park is on schedule to open for the Easter holidays and promises to be one of the best in […]

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 […]

Ryedale Folk Museum – An Amazing Day Out For All The Family

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If you enjoy a trip back in time to a gentler age, then the Ryedale Folk Museum is a perfect day out. You will find it in Hutton-le-Hole, in the very heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. This long-established museum covers six acres, and is one of the areas most popular attractions. Living […]

P1 Powerboat Racing Coming To Scarborough In 2015

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Scarborough is really making waves this spring, as the resort is announced as a new fixture on the PI Powerboat Racing calendar. At the end of May, Scarborough will be hosting the opening event of the P1 season. We’ve never hosted a Powerboat event before, and there is much excited anticipation locally. So what can […]

Hidden Heroes – Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

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Heroes take many forms. Some are highly visible. We recognise our servicemen, our firefighters, police and nurses as those who work hard to save lives and protect us. But what of the heroes working quietly and competently out of the public gaze? The unsung heroes? Team ExpertiseOur local mountain rescue team is made up entirely […]

A Look Into History – Scarborough Railway Station

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Scarborough railway station, lying 68 km east of York, was opened on Monday 7th July, 1845. Its clock tower dominates the skyline, providing a landmark of which the town is justly proud. The lead-topped clock tower was added to the building some years after the main structure was put into use, in 1882. It was […]

A Look At The Scarborough Stage Of The Tour de Yorkshire

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Cycling has never been more popular in the UK, mostly due to the outstanding achievements of Bradley Wiggins, who introduced the sport to a wider audience. The Tour de Yorkshire is a huge event this year, with the arrival of top international cycling teams to compete in front of an estimated 1 million strong audience. […]

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