Sitting proudly on the shores of the North Sea in the northern county of North Yorkshire in England is the wonderful town of Scarborough. Travellers on a Scarborough holiday will be able to benefit from many great attractions and activities on their doorstep, as well as many further afield on a day trip out. A Scarborough holiday rental house not only provides all of the amenities to make sure you have a perfect stay, it provides some truly memorable views of the sea and coastline to be experienced in this part of country.
As a Scarborough holiday means that you are located close to the water, it is not surprising to find that there are plenty of water-based activities to be enjoyed. This includes pursuits such as swimming, wind surfing, fishing, sailing and surfboarding. Other activities available in the town and the surrounding area include walking, golf, tennis and football. As well as the activities, the town has several wonderful attractions including the interesting Rotunda Museum. The building is a truly unique curve shaped structure which was built in the 9th century. Inside the museum is an extensive collection of fossils and minerals and even a perfectly preserved Mammoth tooth from the Ice Age.
Locking up your Scarborough holiday rental house and travelling further afield may bring you to the town of Middlesbrough which is approximately 50 miles away. The town is quite large and is an amalgamation of several smaller villages and towns including the former village of Acklam. In this area of Middlesbrough you will find Acklam Hall, built by a renowned draper, William Hustler, in the late 17th century. Art lovers will also enjoy the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art which can be found in the beautiful central garden area of the town.
If the weather is a determining factor in whether you book a Scarborough holiday rental house or not then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy mild summer weather but much cooler winters. Generally the warmest months of the year to have a Scarborough holiday are July and August when the temperature during the day can reach as much as 22°C. The winter months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 4°C and 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 24 inches.
Travellers on a Scarborough holiday can arrive at Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) which is approximately 2 hours’ journey from the town. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include Flybe, Eastern Airways, Air Southwest and BMI. Passengers can arrive at Leeds Bradford Airport from various other UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Bristol (BRS), Belfast (BFS), Gatwick (LGW) and Southampton(SOU).