If you are looking for Entertainment, Shopping, Outdoor Activities, Blue flag Beaches or Walking in the North Yorkshire Moors. It’s all here on the Yorkshire Coast.


Scarborough offers many activities for all ages. Surfing great for individuals and groups at   The Alpamare water park great for families. Snainton Golf driving range just a twenty minute drive away. The Scarborough Bowls Centre near Peasholm Park. Scarborough speedboat rides and a ride onboard the Regal Lady from Scarborough Harbour. So many more things to do just call us at The Esplanade Gardens B&B and we will help you.

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Local Food

Scarborough restaurants are varied and many are small independents serving high quality food. There are numerous local farm shops who sell award winning products including local meats, vegetables and homemade bakery products.

Recently transformed thanks to a £2.7m redevelopment, the market is a must-visit destination for high quality, fresh local food and a huge variety of independent shops and stalls. It’s a great place to browse and shop or just relax over a coffee or a delicious lunch. 
On the ground floor you’ll find traditional market stalls offering an excellent range of fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, bread, cheese and unique local shops as well as a café and deli, selling freshly-cooked snacks and meals.


Scarborough is the perfect base. Cliff top walks with spectacular views over The South and North Bays. Oliver’s Mount The highest point above The South Cliff with views across the North Yorkshire Moors and the whole coastline down towards Filey. The Forge Valley woods just behind the town lead you into the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Here you will be hiking on windswept heather clad moorlands with views of the rugged coastline and its hidden valleys and villages. A special place on the coast is Robin Hoods Bay just above Scarborough.


Shopping in Scarborough is varied. Bar Street has lots of boutiques, cafes and specialist individual shops. The town has all the varied high street names. In the Brunswick indoor shopping centre you will find a great selection of shops and Debenhams department store. The town hosts international food markets and also a really special Victorian Christmas market.