Holiday cottages in Scarborough are perfect for visitors who want to experience the unique atmosphere of one of England’s original resorts. As you explore the beautiful beaches, Victorian esplanade and traditional seaside attractions of Scarborough, it’s easy to see why it has been North Yorkshire’s best-loved resort for centuries. Beach huts, shellfish stands and ice-cream parlours dot the seafront overlooking a spectacular stretch of North Sea coast. The ruins of an 11th century castle perch on the dramatic headland which divides the town’s waterfront into two sweeping bays. Along sandy South Bay, you’ll find classic amusements, theatres, cafes and a medieval harbour. The North Bay is far less developed, with an uninterrupted expanse of golden sand, lovely Japanese-themed Peasholm Park and a charming miniature railway.
From the delightful village of Brompton-by-Sawdon, North Yorkshire, a stay at The Wood offers families and groups of up to six comfortable accommodation from which to explore the region, a countryside cottage that features an attractive brick fireplace, exposed beams, and slate flooring.
A large immaculate dormer bungalow on the North Yorkshire coast in Scarborough, Pet friendly Seacrest Lodge is just an easy walk to the beach. It sleeps 20 in 8 bedrooms with rural and sea views and is nicely located for seaside, walking, cycling and golfing holidays for big families or groups.
This large and family-friendly seaside holiday home in Scarborough sleeps 12 in 5 bedrooms. Mayville House offers spacious, pet friendly self-catering holidays on the North Yorkshire Coast for large families or groups of friends just a mile from the beach.
Gaze upon gorgeous coastal views or stunning moorlands during your stay at Honey Bee Cottage, a child-friendly cottage near Scarborough in Staintondale. Converted from a former farm building this charming rural holiday home with exposed timbers, sleeps 4. Pets welcome.
A property steeped in tradition, Woodlands Cottage is an authentic countryside residence based in the rolling hills of Snainton on the North Yorkshire coast near Scarborough. The semi-detached stone-built cottage is a spacious home away from home, perfect for couples or small families. Pets welcome.
Castle View is a large Victorian townhouse Scarborough, restored to delight the most discerning guests booking a selfcatering holiday in this premier North Yorkshire seaside resort. Castle View sleeps 14 in an elegant crescent in the heart of the town, 10-minutes walk to the beach.
A charming Grade II listed stone holiday cottage in Snainton near Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast, this pet friendly holiday cottage sleeps 17 in 8 bedrooms and oozes warmth and charm. Relax in the hot tub, walk in the North York Moors or enjoy a day trip to the seaside.
As part of the Cliff House site’s number of luxury barn conversions, Lilac Cottage is a stylish holiday barn conversion with use of an indoor swimming pool and games room. It nestles in a village location within the North York Moors between Pickering and Scarborough.
Wandering along the esplanade, relaxing in a deckchair on the beach and enjoying a live show are just a few good reasons to choose self-catering holidays in Scarborough. The gorgeous North Yorkshire coast beyond Scarborough is also easily reached. A short distance to the north is the renowned North York Moors National Park, home to enchanting moorland, rocky coves, sandy beaches and some of the county’s most impressive historical landmarks. Take a day trip to Robin Hood’s Bay or Whitby, or one of the moors’ pretty inland villages, such as Grosmont or Goathland.
From your Scarborough holiday cottage, the bustling town centre is easily walkable, with a great selection of places to shop and eat. Look out for examples of the town’s unique architecture, including the Grand Hotel, with 52 chimneys and a plaque to mark where novelist Anne Bronte died. Don’t miss Spa Bridge or the Belle, at Scarborough Lighthouse. In the picturesque Northstead Manor Gardens, you’ll find a lovely water chute, boating lake and open-air theatre. The South Cliff Promenade features beautifully preserved Regency and Victorian terraces, and impressive views of the old town and South Bay.