Some of the many things to do in the
Scarborough & Surrounding Area
Scarborough’s North Bay is one of the few seaside resorts which holds onto the traditional seaside atmosphere and activities which families have enjoyed for many years.
Things to see around Scarborough
Northstead Manor Gardens also contains a Water Chute, Rope sky trail, and a narrow gauge railway which takes you on a leisurely ride along the coastline to Scalby Mills
Home of the Sea Life Sanctuary
Also within walking distance of The Thoresby contains attractions such as the largest open air theatre in Europe.
Top acts performing forth coming year include The Wombats, Bryan Adams, Crowded House, Frankie Valli and the Four seasons and Many more
Alparmare Waterpark is less than an hour away
The Thoresby is Just a short stroll from a number of cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes ranging from Indian Chinese to Thai and Italian Cuisines.
As well as a few award winning Fish and Chip shops!
Scarborough town centre – Offers a wide range of shops and facilities including a shopping centre and many big high street names like M&S, Bon Marche, Tk Maxx and Matalan’s.
Scarborough also boasts the Stephen Joseph Theatre which provides year round
entertainment, including the nationally acclaimed Alan Ayckbourn https://www.sjt.uk.com/
Scarborough Annual Events
Scarborough welcomes visitors throughout the year and has something for visitors of all ages and interests.
Motor bikes Fixtures at Olivers Mount http://www.oliversmountracing.com
Annual Jazz Festival which is a yearly festival at the spa. https://www.scarboroughspa.co.uk
Cricket Fixtures/Scarborough Cricket Festival. www.scarboroughcricketclub.co.uk
A great coup for North Yorkshire following the opening stages of The Tour de Yorkshire is the annual Tour de Yorkshire which started in 2015. https://letour.yorkshire.com/tour-de-yorkshire-ride
Have a look at the open air theatre where you can see which big bands and groups are coming to Scarborough.
Scarborough is steeped in history with Scarborough Castle takes visitors back to bygone era.
Peasholm Park is a 7 minute walk from THE THORESBY
Since 1927 families including my own have enjoyed an afternoon at the Summer Concerts; the very entertaining miniature naval battle and boating on the lake.
Peasholm Park Naval Warfare - Battle of Peasholm
Set on the Peashom Park lake in beautiful garden surroundings.
War breaks out on the lake in the middle of the park when the 20-foot replica boats recreate some serious tensions during the Peasholm Park Naval Battle. The “Battle of Peasholm” lasts for 30 minutes and is produced three times per week, starting in late June.
Peasholm Park is a fundamental element of Scarborough’s North Bay tourist experience. With its oriental theme, pagoda, lake and waterfalls, Peasholm is a beautiful park, treasured by many generations of visitors. There are many attractions such as boating, golf, naval warfare battles and musical shows.