What to do in Scarborough

New to Scarborough, or do you think you know it well? What to do in Scarborough? Car parking Scarborough? Pubs Scarborough? Our by-interest sector guide with location maps is here to ensure you enjoy your time exploring the wonderful resort of Scarborough on the magnificent Yorkshire Coast.


1: Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Scarborough…..

What to do in Scarborough - Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Scarborough

Bring back memories or make new seaside memories in any, or all three of these great ice cream parlours:

Harbour Bar Scarborough Ice Cream

1-3 Sandside, Scarborough, YO11 1PE 

Traditional and contemporary Ice Cream, Milkshakes and Coffees. Visiting is a must-do!

Pacitto Ice Cream

24 Foreshore Rd, Scarborough YO11 1PB

Great Scarborough seafront ice cream parlour – established for over 75 years with homemade ice cream, tea, coffee, sandwiches and biscuits.

Planet Ice Cream

21 Foreshore Rd, Scarborough YO11 1PB

One of Scarborough’s newest ice cream parlours – 28 flavours of additive-free, luxury homemade ice cream choices from Movenpick, Mr Moos, New Forest & Kelly’s Cornish Ice Cream.

2: Explore Scarborough Bars and Pubs…..

What to do in Scarborough  - Explore Bars and Pubs

Everyone has a favourite pub to call in to for a drink and chat or a bite to eat. Here’s our selection of Scarborough Bars and Pubs to explore and to whet your appetite for your stay.

The Angel Scarborough

44-46 North St, Scarborough YO11 1DF

A friendly traditional pub located at the heart of Scarborough. Serves a selection of cask ales, lagers and ciders – also has a beautiful heated beer garden. You can watch live sport at The Angel on Sky Sports.

Firk Inn Scarborough

76 Falsgrave Rd, Scarborough YO12 5AZ

Micropub located a 10 minutes walk from Scarborough railway station. Serves Firkin house beer, two regularly changing guest beers and two real ciders. Family and dog friendly. Wheelchair access.

The Merchant Irish Bar

7-29 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NG

Live-music orientated pub with events most nights of the week and is home to the Scarborough Folk Club that meets on Monday.

Scholar’s Bar

6 Somerset Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2PA

Friendly town-centre pub at the rear of the main shopping centre. It has a large front bar and a games room. Scholar’s Bar has five rotating guest beers, mostly from Yorkshire microbreweries. Live football and rugby are shown and there’s a great pub quiz on Thursday.

The Hole in the Wall

26 Vernon Rd, Scarborough YO11 2PS

Dog friendly and is around the corner from the Bike & Boot Hotel which is also dog friendly. Open Mic on Mondays; real ales, pool table and shows football.

The Lord Roseberry

85-87 Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1JW

A typically busy JD Wetherspoons pub, originally a splendidly appointed Liberal Club, opened in October 1895 by the Liberal politician Lord Rosebery, who had been Prime Minister until earlier that year.

Scarborough Flyer

4-13 St Nicholas Street Scarborough YO11 2HF

Located in the night-life part of Scarborough town centre, serving all-day food and four real ales. Lively with DJ music at weekends and football is shown.

Stumble Inn

 59 Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1TS

Located a short walk from Scarborough railway station, Scarborough’s original micropub has six rotating guest ales and a multitude of real ciders and perries. Dog and human friendly! Closed on Monday and Tuesdays.

3: Discover Scarborough’s Restaurants…..

 What to do in Scarborough - Discover Scarborough's Restaurants

On Yorkshire’s beautiful coast, Scarborough is not only a historic seaside town, but it also has a diverse dining scene. Here’s our Scarborough restaurant selection for you to try according to your taste, wallet and mood!

Clarks Restaurant

40 Queen St, Scarborough YO11 1HQ

Quality British cuisine is prepared with local ingredients and served in an enjoyable relaxed ambience.

Gianni’s Italian Restaurant

13 Victoria Rd, Scarborough YO11 1SB

Long established popular and friendly restaurant close to the theatres and hotels – a five-minute walk from Stephen Joseph Theatre and Scarborough Railway Station. On-street parking is available near Giannis plus Victoria Road Car Park and North Street Car Park are a 5-minute walk away.

Kang Sang Chinese Resturant Scarborough

1-3 North Marine Road, Scarborough YO12 7EY 

Perhaps try their popular all-you-can-eat Sunday buffet. They also have a take-away service. Tel:01723501718

La Roca Taps Bar Scarborough

4-5, Bland’s Cliff, Scarborough YO11 1NR

Inviting and vivacious rustic Spanish tapas and bistro bar

Marisco Lounge

11-12 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PE

Set in a prime location, they have plenty of outdoor seating and large windows on both floors that allow panoramic views across Scarborough Harbour. Marisco lounge’s all-day food menus have something for everyone to dine in or takeaway – they cater for those with allergies including dairy, eggs, garlic, gluten, chilli, pulses, onion, shellfish, peas or tomato and other foods. No booking is necessary – just rock up.

Pomodoro Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

24-25 Newborough, Scarborough YO11 1NA

Award-winning traditional cuisine Italian Restaurant with an extensive menu of specialities including pizza, pasta, meat & seafood dishes – plus Italian lagers and wines. Closed Sundays.

The Copper Horse, Seamer

Main St, Seamer, Scarborough YO12 4PS

Located just outside of Scarborough, in the pretty village of Seamer, The Copper Horse serves grilled steaks, a great selection of fish and an ever-changing specials board, a good Sunday Lunch menu and also has luxury accommodation.

The Cow Shed Burgers

 94-100 St Thomas St, Scarborough YO11 1DU

Casual rustic dining with proper locally sourced burgers and craft beers, located in the heart of Scarborough.

The Farrier, Cayton

89 Main Street, Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3RP

A very popular higher-end restaurant serving local cuisine with a gin & cocktail bar and accommodation. Dog-friendly dining is available. The Farrier at Cayton Featured on Channel 4 TV – Four in a Bed Thu 4 Mar 2021: The Farrier

The Plough, Scalby

21-23 High St, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT

Located in the pretty village of Scalby, just outside Scarborough. The Plough has luxury en-suite rooms and self-catering pet-friendly properties. The Plough has popular pub seasonal ingredients classics including traditional Beer Battered Fish and Chips, their Plough Burger and Homemade Pies and fresh Market Fish of the Day selections

Tikka Tikka Indian Restaurant

61-63 Castle Rd, Scarborough YO11 1BH

Tikka Tikka has contemporary and traditional food choices, comfortable surroundings, good service and secure car parking facilities. Take-away available.

Tops Chinese Restaurant

121 Falsgrave Rd, Scarborough YO12 5EG

Contemporary decor Chinese restaurant worth seeking out – excellent Chinese food with fresh ingredients and generous portions.

4: Where to Enjoy Scarborough’s Fish and Chips…..

What to do in Scarborough - Where to Enjoy Scarborough's Fish and Chips.

Here are our current choices of four for you to try and compare during your holiday Enjoy!

The Anchor Fish and Chips

37 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG

Indoor seating and covered outdoor seating terrace next to a courtyard with a large ship’s anchor on a plinth. Alcohol licence.

9-10 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PE

The Fish Pan

28 Foreshore Rd, Scarborough YO11 1PB

The “Famous” Fish Pan – Long established, with many returning loyal customers. Located across the road from a beach access point. A 2-storey establishment with a restaurant with beach and sea views, plus takeaway. Alcohol licence.

North Bay Fisheries

179 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QZ

Scarborough’s North Bay Fisheries is a traditional award-winning fish and chips takeaway only shop – no restaurant. It’s a traditional family fish and chip shop so opening hours are frustratingly short and changeable! *To check opening times or place a collection order Tel:01723500073 or see their A-frame board outside for “Today’s opening times.” Usual summer opening times*: Tuesday to Sunday 4:30 to 7:30 pm, Friday & Saturday lunchtime 11:45-1:30 pm

Winking Willie’s Fish and Chips

9-10 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PE

It’s a good size 2-storey establishment: Winking Willie’s Custom House Restaurant plus take-away. Balcony seating is available upstairs. Baby changing facilities and toilets are also located on the first floor. There’s a large bench seat on the pavement directly outside. Winking Willie’s is opposite the bus stop and vintage Dr Who style blue Police Box.

Fish And Chips Vectors by Vecteezy

5: Family Activities & Scarborough Attractions

What to do in Scarborough? Besides picking up your bucket and spade there’s fun to be had for the whole family. Yorkshire’s Scarborough is the seaside is the place to be! So here’s our current selection…

What to do in Scarborough - Family Fun in Scarborough - Alpamare Water Park
Alpamare Water Park Poster Map

Alpamare Water Park Scarborough

28 Burniston Rd, Scarborough YO12 6PH

Reputedly Alpamere has the best water slides & swimming pools in the UK with state-of-the-art water slides, enormous wave pools, family-friendly splash & play areas, beautiful gardens, eateries, bars and an Alpine-style wellness centre.

It’s a good way to entertain the children, but Scarborough’s Alpamare Water Park isn’t just for kids – it has a fully licensed bar, an infinity pool and great spa facilities for adults so couples so can enjoy it too – a mixture of adventure and pampering!

For more detailed information about Alpamare’s facilities and where to stay, see our other section about Scarborough.

Sea Life Scarborough

Scalby Mills Rd, Scarborough YO12 6RP

What is there to see and to do at Scarborough’s Sea Life? Here are their amazing attractions:

Over 2500 creatures –  view Sea life’s amazing underwater world and discover wonderful creatures at their unique indoor and outdoor attraction

Tropical Ocean Tunnel – explore the 200,000 litre Ocean Tunnel that allows you to get close to Blacktip Reef Sharks

Penguin Island – meet the Humboldt penguins at their walk-through home of Penguin Island

Rainforest Adventure – a world of Green Tree Pythons, Poison Arrow Dart Frogs, insects, lizards and curious creatures.

Otter River – meet Sea Life’s otters called Harris and Willow

Seal Rescue – see the seals being rehabilitated – Sea Life is home to 30 injured seal pups from Yorkshire’s coast each year

Beach Hut Hire Scarborough

Scarborough YO12 7TN

Traditional beach chalets are located on the promenade in Scarborough’s North Bay where the beach has the European Blue Flag status, and also at the South Bay.

For further details about beach hut hire and sales, see our other section on Scarborough

Sea Fishing Scarborough – Skylark Fishing Trips

Nick Gough, Golden Ball slipway, Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PE Tel:07939025881

The Skylark is a sturdy 35ft vessel, providing 3hr to 10hr fishing trips for all abilities from beginners to experts. All basic tackle and bait are supplied, or you can take your own. You can keep all the fish you catch if you want it!

Skylark’s Skipper and owner Nick Gough takes groups and individuals. Gift vouchers are available. Great also for birthday treats, family days, father’s day/mother’s day, sensible stag parties, filming, coastal photography and scattering ashes of loved ones.

What to do at Peasholm Park

North Bay, Scarborough, YO12 7TR

See the Naval Warfare

Naval battles with 20ft (6 metres) replica battleships on Peasholm Park Boating Lake every Monday, Thursday and Saturday starting the first week in July until the end of August. Doors at 2:00 pm, music from 2:30 pm, with the battle at 3:00 pm.

Play MiniGolf

Enjoy playing MiniGolf (Pitch n’ Put) on an 18-hole course in picturesque surroundings – running by Northstead Manor Drive and Peasholm Park. There is also a 12-hole putting green.

Go Boating on Peaholm Park Lake

Rent a spectacular Dragon Boat, pedal swan or canoe. Hire a 3-5 seater Dragon Boat for 30 minutes to take you around the boating lake. A 2 to 3 person boat costs £5.00 and a 4 to 5 person boat costs £8.00. Canoe hire is £3.00.

There is also the motor launch “Swan Princess” for a leisurely trip.

Peasholm Park boating is open from 10:00 to 5:00 pm April to November: weekends, bank holidays, school holidays and summer holidays. 

Stroll around Peasholm Park

Scarborough’s oriental-themed municipal park has a beautiful arrangement of streams and waterfalls, mini bridges and mystical gardens for your whole family to enjoy. One of the most popular Scarborough tourist attractions, Peasholm Park offers a relaxing day for all members of the family.

The first thing you’ll see as soon as you enter Peasholm Park is the fabulous lake with a huge waterfall at centre stage.  On top of the waterfall amidst lush trees is the Pagoda on Peasholm Park Island.

Taking about an hour and is wheelchair friendly, also wander through the Peasholm Glen Tree Trail where you can see 29 types of number identified trees. View or download the pdf tree list and descriptions here

See the Peasholm Park Lily Pond

The pond marks the end of the Peasholm Glen and we believe that a statue of Cupid was replaced by one of Hermes when the pond was refurbished back in 2008

Visit the Peasholm Park Café

The Buttercup Kiosk and Café – sit and enjoy an ice cream, hot drink or food while watching everyone enjoying the fun of the park, boats and ducks.

full of extensive walking trails and local wildlife such as squirrels, ducks and wild birds.

From concerts on the bandstand, Naval Warfare, putting green, boating, locally made ice creams, and Pagoda temples! 

Watch a Peasholm Park Concert on the Lake

The bandstand is unusually located on a structure in the boating lake, and players have to be rowed out to it. It is beautifully illuminated at night.

How to get to Peasholm Park by car, bike or train

SatNav North Bay, Scarborough, YO12 7TR. Upon entering Scarborough, follow the signs for North Bay. Peasholm Park is located opposite the roundabout leading onto the waterfront. Scarborough railway station is 1 mile from Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park Scarborough YO12 7TR location poster map
Peasholm Park Scarborough YO12 7TR location. For parking, see our Best Places to Park in Scarborough Table and Interactive Map in section 9, below.

Scarborough Seal Watching Boat Trip – Queensferry Charters

West Pier Slipway, opposite Harbour Bar Café, Scarborough Harbour  YO11 1PE Tel:07834410309

Sail on the M.V. Queensferry, a 37ft motor launch for cruises around Scarborough’s South Bay and Castle Headland. On Yorkshire’s spectacular coastline watch seals sunbathing and swimming and the different species of seabird such as puffins, guillemots and gannets. You may even see a porpoise.

Cruises run from Easter to October last approximately 1 hour 45 mins, including photo stops. Angling trips of up to 8 hours are also available.

Pleasure Steamer Trip – Regal lady- Dunkirk Experience

Vincent Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PH Tel:07855381139

MV Regal Lady is a 1930 built steel passenger vessel that saw action in WW2’s Operation Dynamo at Dunkirk. It’s been updated since then of course – there’s a bar with cold beer on tap!

Scarborough Pirate Ship – Hispaniola

10 W Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PD

Ahoy, me hearties! Take a 25 minute trip on the Hispaniola pirate ship tour around Scarborough South Bay

Scarborough North Bay Miniature Railway

Burniston Rd, Scarborough YO12 6PF

North Bay Railway is a fun to ride miniature railway built in 1931, with a gauge of 20 inches. The track runs for just under a mile between Peasholm Park and Scalby Mills in the North Bay area of Scarborough.

Dexter’s Surf School

Kepwick House, Peasholm Gap, North Bay Promenade, Scarborough YO12 7TN Tel:01723 377565

Catering for all ages and abilities, Dexter’s Surf School runs lessons and schools accredited by Surfing England. Paddleboard and Kayak lessons are also available. Dexter’s have daily kayak tours. Dexter’s also offer equipment hire, clothing sales, new and used surfboards and cycle hire.

Oliver’s Mount Motorcycle Road Racing Circuit

Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough YO11 2YW

Real Road Racing and Hill Climbs at England’s only Real Roads Circuit and one of Scarborough’s biggest annual tourist attractions.

Oliver’s Mount has a long and celebrated history with Giacomo Agostini, Barry Sheene, John McGuinness (the current Isle of Man TT lap record holder and the second most successful TT rider of all time with 23 wins and 44 podiums) and TV personality Guy Martin among the list of riders who have raced Oliver’s Mount.

After a difficult 2021, most 2022 season most Oliver’s Mount post TT races will run: The Cock o’ The North, followed by The Barry Sheene Classic concluding with the Michelin Steve Henshaw Gold Cup in September 2022. Events Ticket Line Tel:01723333322

Scarborough Sports Village Swimming Pools and Gym

Ashburn Road, Off Valley Road, Scarborough YO11 2JW

There’s a 60-station fully equipped gym with all the latest cardio, resistance and free weights kit along with an 8 lane 25-metre main swimming pool and a teaching pool.

South Cliff Italian Gardens and Cliff Lift Tunnel

47-49 Esplanade, Scarborough YO11 2UZ

Scarborough’s elegantly landscaped garden and woodland area straddling Spa Bridge to Holbeck with lovely walks, plenty of seating and spectacular views over South Bay and Old Town.

The Cliff Lift Tunnel, open in the summer 2022, after being closed in 1973 reconnects the north and south areas of South Cliff Gardens. The fully accessible tunnel is just 5 metres long and 2 metres high and cuts a mile and 30 minutes off the journey between the two halves of Scarborough’s South Cliff Gardens. Wheelchair users can go straight through the Cliff Lift Tunnel from Spa Bridge to the Clock Tower – previously wheelchair users had to go to the top and back down again, leave the gardens and go back in.

Visit Scarborough Castle

Castle Rd, Scarborough YO11 1HY

Henry II built the castle using stone between 1159 and 1169.

We recommend pay and display parking at Marine Drive Car Park – refer to our table below. Parking is only available for disabled visitors, which must be pre-booked; to book a disabled parking space, contact Scarborough Castle Tel:01723372451

6: Music and Nightlife in Scarborough….

Including Scarborough Open Air Theatre’s global music stars to televised darts matches

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Burniston Rd, Scarborough YO12 6PF – Follow brown tourist signs into Scarborough and follow signs for North Bay Leisure Parks and Scarborough Open Air Theatre is signposted thereafter.

So, who has performed at Scarborough Open Air Theatre? Scarborough Open Air Theatre (Scarborough OAT) has played host to most of the music industry’s biggest global stars…….

Global stars who have appeared at Scarborough Open Air Theatre include Elton John, Tom Jones, Beach Boys, Britney Spears, Gary Barlow, Kylie Minogue, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Noel Gallagher, Dion Warwick, Lionel Richie, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Biffy Clyro, Little Mix, Lewis Capaldi, Brian Adam, WestLife, Christina Aguilera, Crowded House, Alfie Bow, Jane McDonald, The Script, Tears For Fears, Michael Ball, Lewis Capaldi, Simply Red, Elbow, James, and Sam Fender. The list goes on….. and will continue!

Need we say more? If you haven’t been, why haven’t you yet been to Scarborough Open Air Theatre?! – It’s worth the journey and adventure to and through Yorkshire, England’s largest county – and you’ll appreciate why Yorkshire has acquired the common nickname of “God’s Own County.”

Tickets for Scarborough Open Air Theatre are available from Ticketmaster.

Stephen Joseph Theatre

Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1JW

What is the Stephen Joseph Theatre? – Stephen Joseph Theatre (SJT) comprises of two arenas -The Round, a 404 seat theatre in the round and The McCarthy, a 165-seat end-on stage/cinema.

The SJT’s The Round theatre has a stage lift for quick set changes. We hope you’ll perhaps now notice and appreciate their speedy set changes during their performances!

Whilst at the SJT you’ll find one of Scarborough’s most popular cafés, the Eat Me Café, which has been in The Good Food Guide every year since 2015. It has been operating from the SJT Bar & Lounge since August 2020 as ‘Eat Me @ The SJT’. Great for breakfast, lunch or an Asian-influenced evening meal.

Scarborough Spa

South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD

The Scarborough Spa building is an imposing Victorian events venue where they stage family entertainment, concerts, comedy nights, international darts matches, conferences and wedding fairs.

Scarborough Spa’s Farrers Bar & Restaurant is open 7 days a week from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm (food served until 3.00 pm) plus Scarborough Spa show nights, when food is then served until 6.30 pm and the bar remains open until 10.30 pm.

Scarborough Casino – Opera House Casino

56-64 St Thomas St, Scarborough YO11 1DU

Do you have to be a member at the Opera House Casino in Scarborough?

No membership is required before 2 am for those over 21. However, 21-year-olds and under are required to sign up with ID, such as a driving licence or passport.

Is there a Scarborough membership fee? No, casino membership is free.

Once in Scarborough’s Opera House Casino, you’ll find state of the art gaming facilities with all the casino favourites such as American Roulette, Blackjack and 3 Card Poker plus Electronic Roulette Terminals and £10,000 Jackpot Machines. The Opera House Casino also hold Texas Hold’em Tournaments.

For private events of up to 140 people at Scarborough’s Opera House Casino, you can hire the Upper Circle where you will also have sole use of the Upper Circle Bar and views across the gaming floor. 

Opera House’s Casino Lounge serves sandwiches from 11am and a full global food menu available in the evenings until 2.00 am

7: Wander Around Scarborough Shopping, Gifts and Collectables…..

There’s nothing like a bit of retail therapy, window shopping and browsing. Here’s our list of where to seek out in Scarborough

Amber Room Boutique

26 Bar St, Scarborough YO11 2HT

Browse their shop for unique gifts and their on-trend decorative interior pieces. Orders can be posted out across the UK. They also accept payment via PayPal.

Croft’s Artisan Chocolates

Croft’s Chocolates, 4 St John’s Rd, Scarborough YO12 5ET

For the chocolate lover, this is a great place to visit in Scarborough. Croft’s chocolates are handmade in Scarborough using delicious Belgian high percentage cocoa butter chocolate for all their products.

Croft’s Chocolates’ range includes chocolate gifts and figurines including chocolate handbags, chocolate motorcycles, chocolate golf balls, chocolate football boots, chocolate Teddy bears and truffles. Mmmmm. Great to eat yourself, or take home as Scarborough gifts for family and friends.

Homebird House – Home and Gift Shop

4 St Helens Square, Scarborough YO11 1EU (Opposite The Indoor Market)

A home and gift shop wonderland selling a wide variety of items including personalised illustrations family or home, Scarborough illustrations, Scarborough homeware items, Fiona Walker felt animals, Maileg matchbox mice collections, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and other unique items for the home.

Revolutions Music Scarborough

34A Huntriss Row, Scarborough YO11 2EF

Collectable vinyl records including rock, punk, indie, reggae, folk and soul. Also, CDs, DVDs, books and Scarborough company’s Artizer designer clothing.

Revolutions Music are local live music and record fair organisers, so watch out for their events.

Richardson’s Cycles Scarborough

38-40 Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1XE Tel:01723352352682

Richardson’s is a good size shop – browse their new bikes, cycle components, cycle accessories, and cyclists’ clothing. Also ideal for cycle repairs and servicing or advice whilst you’re in Scarborough, should you have the need.

Richardson’s Cycles Scarborough – open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – closed Sunday and Wednesday

Scarborough Indoor Market

St Helen’s Square, Scarborough YO11 1EU

It’s a great place to browse and shop or just relax over a coffee or lunch. The gallery has two cafés where you can enjoy the freshly-prepared fare. Scarborough’s Indoor Market has recently been updated with a £2.7m redevelopment, so shop there for fresh local food and there’s a large variety of independent shops and stalls to browse.

Waterstone’s Book Shop Scarborough

111/110 Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1LD

Two floors of books – so if you’ve finished your holiday book or forgotten it, you know where to go! They also have board games, jigsaws and lego to play with at your accommodation as well as gifts, and a good selection of birthday cards and gift wrap…..

8: Relax in Scarbough’s Cafés…..

Take time to people-watch in Scarborough whilst enjoying the fare at one of the café venues we list below.

Espresso Yourself Scarborough

13-14 Falconers Rd, Scarborough YO11 2EN

Espresso Yourself is near to Premier Inn Scarborough (South Bay) so perhaps try there instead of a hotel breakfast. Great menu options for breakfast and lunch – nice atmosphere and setting – they have terrace decking, nice when sunny. Good cakes. Dog friendly too.

Lookout on the Pier – Bistro Café

18 West Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PD Tel:017233510001

Good for all, including those who enjoy fresh seafood, delicious cakes and lovely harbour views. Great also for breakfasts, served 7.30 am -12.00 pm, 7 days a week. Lookout on the Pier is fully licenced for alcohol sales, is dog friendly and has outdoor seating.

The Hideout Café Kitchen & Bar

173 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, YO12 7QZ

A food and drink venue in a unique environment within Scarborough’s North Bay area, The Hideout Café is near Peasholm Park – and they open 7 days a week.

The team at The Hideout Café, with draught and bottled beers, cider, wine and spirits, have created their splendid landmark meeting spot in Scarborough, ideal for visitors to enjoy their Hideout Café time with delicious food and drink – and they have enjoyable vegan and vegetarian choices.

Also, The Hideout Café has discounted gift voucher offers for you to gift to your family and friends – plus The Hideout Café is dog friendly.

9: Table: Car Parks in Scarborough Listed, plus Interactive Map below – See which Car Park is Best for Your Trip

Use our Scarborough Car Park Table shown here, and our interactive map below (with car travel times to the location and the facility to change to the pedestrian mode for the walk back to the car) – to select the perfect Scarborough car parks for your stay.

Scarborough Car Park SatNav Location Scarborough Car Park Spaces & Disabled SpacesScarborough Car Parks – Long Stay / Short Stay
Albion Road Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 2BT63 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Alpamare Pay & Display Car Park, Burniston Rd, Scarborough YO12 6PH300 SpacesLong Stay
BalmoralNCP, North Street Car Park, Scarborough YO11 1LU397 Spaces
(12 Disabled)
Long Stay
Brunswick Shopping Centre Multi-Storey Car Park, York Place,
YO11 2NP
350 Spaces
(15 Disabled)
Closes 6:00 pm
Cross Lane Hospital Car Park Scarborough
YO12 6DN
90 Spaces (Free)Short Stay, EV Charger
Castle Road Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1BH59 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay (Short Stay in July and August)
Eastborough Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1NJ40 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Falconers Road Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 2EN23 Spaces
(1 Disabled)
Short Stay
Filey Road Park & Ride Car Park, Filey Road (A165), Scarborough
YO11 3JY
600 (Toilets and Baby Changing Facilities)April- October
Friars Way Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1HN74 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Marine Drive Pay & Display Parking, Scarborough, YO11 1PG364 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
North Street Pay & Display Short Stay Car Park, 76 North Street, Scarborough, YO11 1DE156 Spaces
(4 Disabled)
Short Stay
North Terrace Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1HU14 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Northstead Manor Gardens Lower Pay & Display Car Park, Burniston Road,
Scarborough, YO12 6PF
96 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Northstead Manor Gardens Upper Pay & Display Car Park, Ryndle Crescent, Scarborough, YO12 6AQ556 Spaces
(6 Disabled)
Long Stay
Palm Court Hotel
Multi-Story Car Park,
Vernon Road.
YO11 2ES
130 spacesLong Stay
Pavilion Square, Pay & Display Car Park, 1 Pavilion Square, Scarborough, YO11 1UN80 SpacesLong Stay
Quay Street Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1PL39 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Sea Cliff Road Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 2XU
82 Car Spaces (No Disabled Spaces)
Short Stay 3 hours
Sainsbury’s Car Park & Petrol Station
Falsgrave Road
YO12 5EA
405 Spaces (Has Sainsbury’s Petrol Station)Customers 3 hours
Scarborough CastleDisabled Only – By Prior ArrangementTel:01723372451
Scarborough Railway Station Pay & Display Car Park Westborough
YO11 1TN
84Long Stay
Seamer Road Park and Ride Car Park, Seamer Road (A64)
YO12 4LW
600 spaces (Toilets and Baby Changing Facilities) April – October
Somerset Terrace Pay & Display Car Park, Somerset Terrace
YO11 2PA
South Bay Underground Car Park, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, YO11 2HD138 Spaces (4 Disabled)Entrance normally closes at 7 pm except for Spa event days
Spa Forecourt Pay & Display Car Park, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, YO11 2HD18 Spaces
(5 Disabled)
Long Stay
St Nicholas Parade Pay & Display Car Park, St Nicolas Cliff, Scarborough, YO11 2ES13 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Short Stay
Tesco Car Park,
YO11 2PN
120 Spaces2 hours
St Thomas Street Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1DY123 Spaces
(4 Disabled)
Short Stay
Victoria Park Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO12 7TS33 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Long Stay
Victoria Road Pay & Display Car Park, Scarborough, YO11 1SF23 Spaces
(2 Disabled)
Short Stay
William Street Coach Park, 102 Lower William Street, Scarborough YO12 7PLCoach ParkCoach Drop-off & Collection Point
West Pier Pay & Display Car Park, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, YO11 1PB109 Spaces
(3 Disabled)
Long Stay
Westwood Pay & Display Car Park, Westwood, Scarborough, YO11 2PN107 Spaces (No Disabled Spaces)Long Stay
Wrea Lane Pay & Display Coach & Car Park, 28 Wrea Lane,
Scarborough YO12 7PN
143 Spaces (No Disabled); 5 Coach Parking SpacesLong Stay Car Park, next to a large William Street Coach Park
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Scarborough Golf

Southcliff Golf Club, Deepdale Ave, Scarborough YO11 2UE

If golf is your thing, check out our details about Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club (generally considered to be the number one golf course along the Yorkshire Coast, non-members are welcome) and also see out information about Cayton Bay Holiday Park and caravans.