The traditional seaside town of Scarborough in North Yorkshire is a popular and stunning coastal location. There is little wonder that this fine seaside town is one of the most populated areas of coastline in Yorkshire with abundant numbers of traditional B&Bs in Scarborough offering the guest easy access to the seafront.
Families and couples flock to Scarborough to see the ruins of Scarborough Castle, see the lighthouse, and soak up the sunshine on the beachfront, whilst staying in some of the UK's finest traditional seaside stays in Scarborough. The town has several attractions and shops, as is typical of a British seaside resort, and there is no shortage of ways to be entertained - The Scarborough Collection is a must-see while in town. Just down the road is Whitby, another quaint seaside location with excellent beaches and the ruins of Whitby Abbey, where the oldest known English poet, Caedmon once lived.
The Oliver's Mount Racing Track has hosted rally and motorcycle events for several years and has attracted some of the top names in the sport. Bridlington is located near to Scarborough and the area is well-served by cycle paths. The Bridlington Sports Centre has various sporting activities available including swimming and a sports hall for hire.
Attractions that can be found in the area include the ruins of the old Castle, which can be plainly seen from the beachfront as it sits atop the line of cliffs that overlook the coast. All the major seaside attractions are within yards of most properties in Scarborough with many offering outstanding hospitality and keen rates outside the peak times. The town has several attractions and shops, as is typical of a British seaside resort, and there is no shortage of ways to be entertained.
Scarborough is traditionally a fishing port, but the changing tides of the modern age have put this formerly primary economic factor into the background. Although the harbour still houses a fish market, it is the tourism trade that provides the area with the majority of its economic wealth. Naturally being a seaside town hospitality is also a major economic factor, with wealth being generated by the 100s of guest houses in Scarborough who are the primary accommodation preference for guests visiting Scarborough.