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Scarborough Castle

11 locals recommend ·
About this place
Its 2,500 year history, stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic coastline, makes for one of the finest tourist attractions in England. Scarborough Castle started life as an Iron Age Fort, was occupied by the Romans, became a Viking settlement and reached its heyday under Henry II.
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Anna
Anna
July 13, 2018
Fascinating history with amazing sea views. There is a lovely cafe there too.
Andy
Andy
May 04, 2018
ith its stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, the castle will be the pinnacle of your visit to Scarborough. Come and see objects from its 3,000 years of history, play on the grassy headland, and take tea in the Master Gunner’s house.
Kate
Kate
March 26, 2018
Scarborough Castle has a 3000 year long history as an Iron Age settlement, Roman signal station and has survived attacks by Parliamentarian forces and Kaiser Wilhelm! Stunning views of the coastline over the headland, museum and tea room.
Bob
Bob
July 23, 2017
With its stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, the castle will be the pinnacle of your visit to Scarborough. Come and see objects from its 3,000 years of history, play on the grassy headland, and take tea in the Master Gunner's house.
Camilla
Camilla
June 14, 2017
With its stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, the castle will be the pinnacle of your visit to Scarborough. Come and see objects from its 3,000 years of history, play on the grassy headland, and take tea in the Master Gunner's house. During severe weather…
Location
Scarborough, YO11 1RD