Scarborough Castle

Scarborough castle was built in the reign of King Stephen and used as an Iron Age fort in 1136. Scarborough castle sits in-between the north and the south beach.

Scarborough castle has over 2500 years of history and is a great place to visit with the kids. At Scarborough castle you get stunning views across both the bays at Scarborough and an audio tour, that gives you an insight into the history of Scarborough castle.

Scarborough castle has live events held there throughout the summer months and is open all year round except over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Scarborough castle prices and opening times

Scarborough castle offers free entry to English Heritage members; an adult entry to Scarborough castle is £4.90 without a pass.

Children aged 5 – 15 years old can enter Scarborough castle for £2.90, entry to Scarborough castle for students (with official student card) and the over 60s costs £4.40.

There is a family ticket pass you can buy that allows up to three children and two adults enter Scarborough castle for £12.70.

Throughout October Scarborough castle is open every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Scarborough castle is open from 10am to 4pm through October.

From November to the end of March Scarborough castle is open at weekends only. Scarborough castle is open on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Remember that Scarborough castle is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Years Day.

Throughout the summer season Scarborough castle will be open every day, to confirm Scarborough castle opening times you can call the site on 01723 372451.

There is a Scarborough Borough Council car park on Castle Road that you can use to park in; it is only a short walk away from Scarborough castle. To park at this car park it costs £3 for two hours, £4 for four hours, £5 for six hours and £6 for twenty-four hours.

This car park is not only close to Scarborough castle; it is only a short walk away from Scarborough town centre. Why not visit Scarborough castle and spend the rest of the day shopping.

Photos of Scarborough castle

Scarborough castle view 1

The photo above shows Scarborough castle from the north side beach, you can see the Marine Drive in the centre of the picture. This is the road that links the north beach with the south beach; you get a lovely view of Scarborough castle as you drive round.

Scarborough castle view 2

Another shot of Scarborough castle taken from the north side just a little closer in. This is the view you get of Scarborough castle standing on the north side beach promenade in front of the chalets.

Scarborough castle view 3

This photo of Scarborough castle was taken at the snack bar that is in-between the chalets and the SeaLife Centre. Why not have a coffee and sit and enjoy this view of Scarborough castle.

Scarborough castle view 4

Another close up photo of Scarborough castle, this is the view that you get of Scarborough castle as you stand half way along the Marine Drive road that links the bays.

Scarborough castle view 5

This is another photo of Scarborough castle taken from the Marine Drive; you get a great view of Scarborough castle from here and it’s great to walk round. Just a little further on from this shot is the Hairy Bob’s skate park, have a skate with a great view of Scarborough castle.

Scarborough castle view 6

This is the view of Scarborough castle taken from The Sands Kepwick House Apartments. Should you choose to buy one of these apartments this is the view of Scarborough castle you will get.

Scarborough castle view 7

Why not come to Scarborough and visit Scarborough castle and have a look at what the German bombing did to Scarborough castle during World War Two. Scarborough castle has a tearoom for you to sit in and take in the stunning views across Scarborough.

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