Scarborough is a seafront town within the non-metropolitan district of Scarborough, the shire county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber Region, England, United Kingdom. The area's climate is primarily moderate with chilly winters and warm summers.
Scarborough lies on a high headland facing the North Sea in proximity with Cayton, Filey, Pickering, Seamer, and Whitby. Its earliest history dates back the Stone and Bronze Age. Scarborough has a number of shopping destinations, vibrant nightlife, and sandy beaches. It serves as a resort town with a number of state of the art facilities and a wealthy economy.
Crescent Artsis located within Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. It is an art gallery popular for showcasing different artworks throughout the year to ensure its visitors and or patrons will always have something new to look forward to. The venue supports talented rising artists. Scarborough Art Gallery is housed within an 18th century Italian Villa at The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. The art gallery homes a large number of permanent artworks that it was able to collect since it opened sometime in 1840s. It also has a coffee lounge and a shopping area that sells art cards, books, postcards and etcetera.
Scarborough Castle is a popular medieval castle ruins that lies on a promontory facing the North Sea and over looking the town of Scarborough. The site homes a museum within the Master Gunners House. It has large number of artifacts and offers the opportunity to view the castle ruins.
Staintondale Shire Horse Farm Visitor Center can be found within Staintondale, Scarborough, England, United Kingdom. The farm's highlights are its Shetland ponies, Shire horses, picnic areas, tractor rides and picturesque environment. The venue is highly recommended for parents with children and or people who are into nature and animals.
Wykeham Lakes is situated within Charm Park, Wykeham, Scarborough, East Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. The site homes six lakes. Canoeing, fishing, diving, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing and a number of other water sports can be done within the lakes.
Scarborough Lighthouse is somewhat strange in that whilst light-towers or lighthouses have been in existence, certainly since the time of the early Pharaohs, and Scarborough was regarded as a thriving and prosperous sea-port since the mid-thirteenth century, and by Elizabethan times an important naval base, there appears to be no record of a lighthouse in Scarborough until the start of the nineteenth century.