The Secluded Cove & Woodland Known As Hayburn Wyke

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Between Scarborough and Whitby you will find the tiny secluded cove and woodland known as Hayburn Wyke. It is one of the most beautiful spots you can have a picnic, and many people make a pilgrimage there to do just this, every time they visit Scarborough on holiday. Hayburn is an Anglo Saxon word which […]

A Day Out in Filey – What To Do?

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Filey is a wonderful place to include on your itinerary if you are visiting North Yorkshire. It’s a traditional old-fashioned Edwardian seaside resort and you will feel you are travelling back to a bygone age when you visit. The pace is peaceful and slow, and you will immediately feel relaxed and unhurried, in tune with […]

Keep The Young Ones Entertained At Luna Park

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Do you have a budding thrill-seeker in your brood? Those with children who are partial to a fun park will enjoy the modest but charming Luna fun park. Aimed squarely at the junior end of the market, many an afternoon has been whiled away here by young families. It is situated in the South Bay […]

Falling Foss – Beloved For Years And Years

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Falling Foss Waterfall is the jewel at the heart of Sneaton Forest. Beloved by children for years, this natural beauty spot offers the chance to swim beneath a waterfall, and play Pooh Sticks from the bridge. Nearby is Midge Hall, a beautiful old cottage, which has been lovingly restored by the current owners, after years […]

A Look At The Golf Courses In The Scarborough Area

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Fancy a round of golf? Many of our guests come to stay with us specifically because of our proximity to some superb courses. Ganton Championship Golf Course Ganton Golf Club is one of the finest 18 hole championship golf courses in the country, and played host to the Walker Cup in 2003, and the Ryder […]

Love Huskies? Go Husky Trekking On The North York Moors

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Looking for a totally unique way to enjoy the North York Moors? Why not let a Siberian Husky be your guide? Huskies are born to run, and are never happier when they are running as a pack. Harnessing this natural instinct – both literally and metaphorically – are Pesky Husky. This family run business has […]

A Look At The Wildlife Commonly Found In Scarborough

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One of the greatest draws for tourists to the Scarborough area is the abundance of wildlife habitats that can be enjoyed. Birds and mammals of all kinds can be spotted if you know where to look. Here is a handy guide to where you can see wildlife in and around Scarborough and North Yorkshire. Bird […]

Flamborough Head – One of North Yorkshire’s ‘Must See’ Destinations

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Flamborough Head has drawn tourists from all over the country, and is particularly popular with campers. The cliffs at Flamborough have seen many naval battles, fought off the headland. The most famous of these took place during the Civil War in 1643, between seven Dutch ships, commanded by Charles I’s plucky wife Queen Henrietta, and […]

Why Not Pay A Visit To The Scarborough Art Gallery?

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If you enjoy art, and have an afternoon to spare whilst visiting Scarborough, why not pay a visit to the Scarborough Art Gallery? You will always find interesting exhibitions on show, thanks to the lively management and Friends of the gallery, who keep the exhibits fresh and relevant. Permanent Collection On the ground floor of […]

Rockpooling – Timeless Fun For All Ages

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Since man discovered the ocean, he has combed the shore for food and for pleasure. There is something eternally thrilling about discovering live creatures in their habitat. Whereas you can look all day before spotting a deer or a rabbit in the wild, on the seashore, the animals can be hunted out with relative ease. […]

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