Scarborough North Bay

Visit Scarborough North Bay

Blue Flag award winning Scarborough North Bay beach is is a flat sandy beach a little quieter than neighbouring Scarborough South Bay.

The beach is popular with families with beach chalets available for hire and great for water sports including surfing and windsurfing.

Family Atttractions

Scarborough North Bay attractions on the beach front include the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, to the north of the beach is the award winning Sea Life Marine Sanctuary The marine sanctuary is great for the kids and adults love it too. See the marinelife, including penguins, seals, sea horses, otters, octopus and even sharks.

Historical sites in the area include, the stunning Scarborough Castle and the Rotunda Museum is a fascinating place for a visit..

Back on the beach the North of the Bay there are rocky outcrops great for rockpooling at low tide.

Safe Swimming

The beach is patrolled by an RNLI qualified lifeguard service during the summer season

There is a wide range of visitor facilities from hotels to campsites and high street chains and top restaurants.

This beach is …

  • A Blue Flag Beach
  • A Sandy Beach
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Explore the local coastline

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

There is a wide range of visitor accommodation and facilities from hotels to campsites.

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Image by Tim Hill from Pixabay

Getting To Scarborough North Bay

Beach Location

Peasholm Gap, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 7TN


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Scarborough North Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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