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Scarborough, Whitby and Filey

Tourist Information Centres

Scarborough Tourist Information Centre

Tel: 01723 383636

Whitby Tourist Information & Visitor Centre

Tel: 01723 383636

Filey Tourist Information & Visitor Centre

Telephone the Tourism Bureau on 01723 383636
tourismbureau@scarborough.gov.uk
www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com

Press Contact

Janet Deacon
Town Hall
St. Nicholas Street
Scarborough
YO11 2HG
Tel: 01723 232306
janet.deacon@scarborough.gov.uk
www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com

Trade Contact

Janet Deacon
Tourism Manager
Tel: 01723 232570
janet.deacon@scarborough.gov.uk
www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com

Destination

Set against the backdrop of the North York Moors is 45 miles of dramatic coastline with quaint fishing villages, historic places of interest and a wide range of attractions.
WHITBY - Dominated by the cliff-top ruins of the beautiful 13th century Abbey, a traditional maritime town with cobbled streets, picturesque houses and a sandy blue flag beach.
SCARBOROUGH - Britain's first seaside resort,is a delightful bustling resort town catering for the whole family.
FILEY - an elegant Edwardian English seaside town providing an unspoilt haven with a 5-mile stretch of golden sand.

What's on Offer

Amenities

Safe, award winning blue flag beaches, donkey rides, cafes, restaurants, shops, amusements, street theatre/entertainers, children’s fairgrounds.

Places to Visit

Blue-flag beaches
Scarborough Spa
Whitby Abbey & Visitor Centre
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
Scarborough Sealife Centre
Museums & Art Galleries
The Stepehen Joseph Theatre
Scarborough Castle

Entertainment

A variety of entertainment can be found within a multitude of fantastic venues including the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Spa Complex, Hollywood Plaza, Stephen Joseph Theatre,YMCA, Evron Centre & Whitby Pavilion.

Shopping

Quaint shops set in cobbled streets, shopping centres, modern pedestrian precincts and antiques shops provide something for everyone.

Eating Out

No holiday at the seaside would be complete without a real fish and chip supper,freshly caught delights of the coast to award winning farm produce, a range of traditional and international cuisine is available.

Recreation & Sport

A selection of golf courses, bowling greens, fishing, sailing, surfing, abseiling, walking, cycling, indoor swimming pools, diving, motorcycle racing, 4x4 driving and sports centres.

Holiday & Activity Centres

Flamingo Land
Playdale Farm Park
Scarborough Sealife Centre
Mini Monsterz
Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park

Conference & Business Facilities

DYC Business
Tel: 01723 383636
businesstourism@scarborough.gov.uk
www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/dyc/conferences.aspx

Accommodation

Serviced Accomodation, Bed Spaces: 10,449 (Hotels/B&Bs/Guest Houses)

Self Catering Bed Spaces: 15,924

Getting There

Road

From the North take the A1/A19 to the A171 or A170, from the South take the M1/M18 or the A1 to the A64 and from the West take the M62 to Hull then A63/A165 coastal route or the M62 towards Hull and the A614 Howden, A613, B1249, A64 county route.

Rail

The East Coast Mainline inter-city services from London and Edinburgh and the Transpennine rail service from Liverpool and Manchester. Change at York for Scarborough and Filey via Transpennine service. The Esk Valley route to Whitby runs via Middlesborough, whilst the Wolds Coast Line runs from Hull to Filey and Scarborough.

Sea

P&O North Sea Ferries from Rotterdam and Zeebrugge to Hull, only 1 hour away by road.

Air

Leeds/Bradford (70 miles), Teesside (59 miles) and Humberside (56 miles) airports are the closest, while Manchester and Newcastle are only 127 and 100 miles away.