Where to stay around Scarborough?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 608 holiday lettings near Scarborough. From 401 cottages to 109 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scarborough is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scarborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Scarborough. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Bay Beach: 1,544 holiday lettings
  • South Bay Beach: 1,527 holiday lettings
  • South Cliff Italian Gardens: 1,530 holiday lettings
  • Peasholm Park: 1,549 holiday lettings
  • Scarborough Spa: 1,528 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Scarborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Scarborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 401 cottages in Scarborough. Our other popular types of Scarborough holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 109 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 107 holiday homes with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental House in Scarborough, England Your Home Away From Home

    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.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Scarborough, England

    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.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Scarborough, England

    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.

    Weather in Scarborough, England

    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.

    Travel to Scarborough, England

    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).

    Sightseeing in and around Scarborough

    Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Scarborough a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Stephen Joseph Theatre (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Spa Cliff Lift (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • North Bay Railway (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Alpamare (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)

    Seasonal weather in Scarborough

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Scarborough

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Scarborough is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • South Bay Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • South Cliff Italian Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Peasholm Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • North Bay Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Filey Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
    • North Riding Forest Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)