Scarborough North Bay

Visit Scarborough North Bay

Scarborough award winning 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.

Attractions on the beachfront include the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, to the north of the beach is the award winning Sea Life Marine Sanctuary where you can see penguins, seals, sea horses, otters, octopus and even sharks. There are also historical sites such as Scarborough Castle and the Rotunda Museum to discover.

To the North of the Bay there are rocky outcrops great for rockpooling at low tide.

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

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

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly with restrictions during the summer
  • Award Winning Beach
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

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Header Image by Tim Hill from Pixabay

Getting There

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

LOCATION: Peasholm Gap, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 7TN
Map of Scarborough North Bay

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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

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