Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Scarborough

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Scarborough. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, seaside and spas. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Scarborough

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Scarborough a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stephen Joseph Theatre (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Spa Cliff Lift (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • North Bay Railway (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Alpamare (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Scarborough

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Scarborough is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • South Cliff Italian Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Peasholm Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • North Bay Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Filey Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • North Riding Forest Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Scarborough

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Scarborough Station or Scarborough Seamer Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Scarborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,958 holiday rentals around Scarborough. From 889 Cabins to 889 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Scarborough is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scarborough?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Scarborough. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Bay Beach: 2,108 holiday rentals
  • South Bay Beach: 2,107 holiday rentals
  • Scarborough Cricket Club: 2,120 holiday rentals
  • Falsgrave: 2,138 holiday rentals
  • Scarborough Seamer Station: 2,131 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scarborough listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Scarborough?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 889 Cabins in Scarborough. Our other popular types of Scarborough holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 889 holiday houses
  • Houses: 865 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 889 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 163 holiday homes with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.