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Scarborough Castle, Scarborough

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
Once acting as a Roman signal station, Scarborough Castle endured attacks by the Scottish and numerous continental forces. What remains today are the foundations of the medieval fortress as well as buildings added to the site until the 16th century. Make the visitor's center your first stop to purchase a ticket to the ruins site and view a display of artifacts found on the grounds. The attraction's website announces seasonal events that take place at the castle. Peruse the calendar prior to your arrival so you don't miss out on a reenacted pirate attack or the castle ghost stories. Make Scarborough Castle a part of your Scarborough vacation plans using our Scarborough itinerary planner.
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  • While in Scarborough, walked up the very steep hill from the prom to the castle on quite a windy day. It is an English Heritage site so no charge if you are a member. Quite a few areas to see with aud...  read more »
  • High on the hill the castle is in a very commanding position over looking the town and sea coastline. The staff are very informative and explained the castle history very well. Although it was very wi...  read more »
  • this place is perched high overlooking the town and harbor, only fault was its such a long and steep walk up to it, especially from the harbor side. However the views are stunning, so its wor...  read more »
  • Really nice view of the town and surrounding area. The kids loved it and a good break from shopping.
  • Don't pay Wind Tunnel prices when you can just visit Scarborough Castle! The wind is breathtaking, especially on the castle itself. The views are spectacular, both across the town and out to sea. The castle is on a hill, which will take some time to walk up if you're not fit but it's well worth it. Up at the castle, theres a wildflower meadow with benches where you can sit for a while. Entry starts from £5.50 per person, but it really is worth it. I will definitely be visiting again.
  • Very Nice place with a wonderful beach. No rocks which is great. Walk around the castle and inside! Great Place and really interesting
  • Been visiting this beauty all my life, now my grandchildren love it too. Disabled car park right inside the castle is very handy. Very well situated and fantastic views for miles from the platform at the very top. Every time I leave I can't wait to visit again.
  • Worth the visit just for the view out across the sea. It's a really nice walk up and beautiful scenery
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