{"LocationDetails":{"Id":511,"Name":"Scarborough","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Scarborough holidays\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDid you know\u0026hellip;Scarborough has been a seaside resort for 360 years?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFew holiday destinations have welcomed the weary for as many centuries as Scarborough, and it continues to greet old friends and new visitors every year. Award-winning sandy beaches frame impressive cliffs; an historic castle juts out on a headland and one of Yorkshire\u0026rsquo;s most diverse collections of family days out tick all the boxes for the perfect seaside holiday. It\u0026rsquo;s also Scarborough\u0026rsquo;s location that makes holidays in the area ever-popular, as the resort makes a handy base for those who want to visit The North York Moor National Park, the Wolds and Dalby.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"scarborough","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/Scarborough.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"South Bay Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSouth Bay Beach is the busiest beach in Scarborough, and it\u0026rsquo;s the very stretch of sand that made the town Britain\u0026rsquo;s first seaside resort. With fine sand that makes creating sandcastles particularly easy and mild waters sheltered by the castle headland to the north, this beach has always been a family favourite and it\u0026rsquo;s surrounded by everything you need to enjoy a day by the sea.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you haven\u0026rsquo;t spent a summer\u0026rsquo;s day at South Bay Beach yet the chances are you\u0026rsquo;ll have still seen pictures of its colourful beach huts or the amusements that have entertained kids for decades. The tide doesn\u0026rsquo;t often reach the promenade so there\u0026rsquo;s always plenty of space to pick a spot of sand and set up camp for the day, and since there\u0026rsquo;s a cliff lift nearby you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to reach the town centre within just a few minutes.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe water at South Bay is fairly safe for swimming but trained lifeguards man the sands during the summer, and there are toilets and beach shops nearby to keep sunbathers stocked up with buckets, spades and the all-important ice lollies.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.2822,"LocationLongitude":-0.395747,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/Scarborough_24856.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/scarborough/south-bay-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/Scarborough_24856.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"North Bay Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThere are two sandy beaches in Scarborough - South Bay Beach and North Bay Beach. Since there\u0026#39;s not much between them they\u0026rsquo;re both popular with families and those keen to unroll their towels and settle down for a day, but it\u0026#39;s worth bearing in mind that North Bay Beach is also a favourite spot for watersports. Look to the northern end of the beach and you\u0026rsquo;ll see rocky outcrops that get cut off at high tide, and if you bide your time and wander up that way when the tide goes back out you\u0026rsquo;ll find the beach dotted with rock pools.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe southern end of the beach is home to the flatter area of sand that\u0026rsquo;s a better bet for those of you who just want to sit back and enjoy the shore, and out at sea you\u0026rsquo;ll see jet skis, swimmers and even surfers.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe south end winds around the headland to South Bay Beach and the main road behind the headland provides plenty of parking. There\u0026rsquo;s always a qualified lifeguard on hand throughout the peak season for added peace of mind, and with an excellent water quality North Bay Beach is one of the region\u0026rsquo;s safest spots to enjoy watersports and time in the sea.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.2822,"LocationLongitude":-0.395661,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/beach huts scarborough.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/scarborough/north-bay-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/beach huts scarborough.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Filey Bay Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePicture yourself standing on the perfect sandy beach and it won\u0026rsquo;t look much different than Filey Beach. This is the stretch of Yorkshire coastline where you\u0026rsquo;ll find golden sand heading as far as the eye can see and the kind of unspoilt beauty that makes it easy to lie back, close your eyes and just enjoy being on the beach. This long expanse of sand rolls on for five gorgeous miles, and the historic promenade that runs behind it only adds to its charm.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe nice thing about a beach that rolls on for mile after sandy mile (other than being able to shake out your towel without showering the family closest to you) is that it means plenty of room for activities as well as relaxation. Filey Beach comes with all the trimmings of a bustling seaside resort, including deckchairs available for hire, nearby shops and access for the disabled. There\u0026#39;s also a lost child service.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eA visit to Filey Beach on a warm summer\u0026rsquo;s day will probably mean you\u0026rsquo;ll see sailing classes taking place, and the pony rides available throughout the summer mean children can live the dream and enjoy a trot along the shore during their visit. For rock pooling, wander to nearby Filey Brigg which is also the starting point of the Cleveland Way Walk. For a walk close to Filey Beach, pick up its unique Sculpture Trail.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":54.2078,"LocationLongitude":-0.282563,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/filey-bay.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/filey/filey-bay-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/filey-bay.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Filey\u0027s Seafront Sculpture Trail ","Body":"\u003cp\u003eScarborough is home to the kind of sandy beaches that have the space and facilities to suit every kind of visitor, and Filey Beach around a 20 minute drive away offers something a little bit different for those days when you fancy leaving the deckchair and stretching your legs.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Seafront Sculpture Trail is a leisurely walk that features a selection of unique artworks inspired by the area\u0026rsquo;s history. The sculptures are the handiwork of artist Russ Coleman, and visitors can wander the seafront in their own time and take them in as they go. The trail graces Filey\u0026rsquo;s traditional seafront, and as its sandy beach is 5 miles long the sculptures make walking it even more enjoyable.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eFiley is home to the kind of golden sandy beach that will make children\u0026rsquo;s eyes light up when they first see it so it\u0026rsquo;s a great place for a family walk during a stay in the area. The town isn\u0026rsquo;t only known for its beach though...Filey also has something of a reputation for serving up some of Yorkshire\u0026rsquo;s finest fish and chips, so why not grab a butty and rest your legs after wandering the trail?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":54.2364,"LocationLongitude":-0.328231,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/02/family walking.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/filey/fileys-seafront-sculpture-trail","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/02/family walking.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Pony Rides on Filey Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eStand and look along the 5 sandy miles of Filey Beach and you\u0026rsquo;ll be hard pushed to think of ways it could be any better for families, but visit on a summer\u0026rsquo;s day and you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to offer your little ones pony rides up and down the sand \u0026ndash; now that\u0026rsquo;s one idyllic day on the beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003ePony rides along the beach are as much a Filey tradition as hiring deckchairs and tucking into fish and chips, and as long as the sun\u0026rsquo;s shining you\u0026rsquo;ll most likely see them making their way up and down the shoreline with happy little people on board. Thanks to its huge expanse of sand the beach has plenty of space for all kinds of activities so there\u0026rsquo;s always something going on to entertain.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eFiley Beach is one of those that feels just like a day on the beach used to, and with its brightly coloured beach huts and family-friendly amenities it makes a lovely setting for a day beside the sea with the kids. 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The lake at the centre of the park has a wooded island in the middle, and the pagoda that looms high above the park makes this an impressive place to spend time on a summer\u0026rsquo;s day.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eVisitors to the park are welcome to hop in one of the dragon-headed pedalo boats (or sit back in one of the swans and let someone else steer) and they can hop out and wander the island for some peace and quiet. The sounds of live music can often be heard wafting across the water from the island\u0026rsquo;s bandstand, and as picnics are welcome this is a popular spot to just sit back for an afternoon and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe park is home to dozens of winding paths, and since dogs are welcome throughout the year it\u0026rsquo;s always a favourite with owners keen to enjoy the trails with their pets. 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Every guest receives a free ride token when they enter, and there are dozens of old fashioned fairground rides to choose from all under one roof.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAdd to that an extensive collection of vintage cars and steam engines and mechanical organs that the volunteers are always happy to play to visitors and you\u0026rsquo;ve found yourself a fantastic place to spend a few hours. The attraction closes during the winter, but there\u0026rsquo;s an annual Christmas event \u0026ndash; The Christmas Carousel - that comes highly recommended and during the season tea dances are held every Wednesday. Show off your footwork to the sounds of the Wurlitzer organ and experience the atmosphere in style.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are rides and toys for small children to enjoy and all the old favourites including bumper cars, gallopers and the speedway, so this attraction tends to get rave reviews from all age groups. 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Passengers can hop aboard for a 10 minute journey between Peasholm Park and Scalby Mills (home to the Sea Life Centre) and enjoy stunning views across North Bay along the way.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe railway isn\u0026rsquo;t only a handy way to save on a walk, but it\u0026rsquo;s also good fun too. Dogs are welcome aboard and the trains are suitable for wheelchair users and pushchairs, so this attraction welcomes all and operates all year round. There are regular weekend services during the winter, and as the attraction marks its 82nd year it\u0026rsquo;s officially the oldest miniature seaside railway in the UK.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe North Bay Railway is also home to a water chute, a boating lake and Water Walkers so children will be able to carry on having a great time even when the journey ends. The Glass House Cafe and Bistro serves up hot meals and snacks to keep passengers fed and watered during their visit, and the Scampi Shack specialises in seafood. 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With a prominent position high above the coastline, the castle benefits from breathtaking views out to sea and the site\u0026rsquo;s history dates back more than 2500 years.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOnce an Iron Age Fort, the site was later taken over by the Romans before acting as a settlement for Vikings, and it finally came into its own as the castle we can still see today when Henry II took over. The castle\u0026rsquo;s surrounded by sprawling grounds that visitors can take their time exploring, and the Master Gunner\u0026rsquo;s House includes an engaging exhibition and a tea room.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSummer\u0026rsquo;s days often see live demonstrations of historic events bring the grounds to life for visitors and the English heritage audio tour gives a fascinating insight into the thousands of years of history this site has seen. 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With a fully open air design and the stage set behind a moat, this concert venue hosts a whole range of live productions and welcomes some of the biggest acts in the entertainment industry every year.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe theatre was re-launched in 2010, and thanks to its oversized stage on the lake it remains one of the most unique entertainment venues on the circuit. The stage has already hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry since the theatre\u0026rsquo;s overhaul, and the amphitheatre design of the seating means the sound quality is incredible. 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Miles of leafy pathways criss crosss the hillside high above the coastline beneath, and if you visit during the summer when everything\u0026rsquo;s in bloom you\u0026rsquo;ll find a sight to take your breath away.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Italian Gardens feel far more isolated than they really are, and on a quiet day they\u0026rsquo;re one of the most peaceful places to spend time in the area. A walk along the paths will be interspersed with occasional glimpses of the sea in the distance and the sunken garden was carefully designed to showcase them to perfection.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eA pond sits at the centre of the gardens, and the statue of Hermes watches over those who wander them and adds a dramatic feel to the quiet landscape. 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