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The Beach is fantastic, lovely sands begging you to build sandcastles whilst sitting admiring the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
craig g
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Day spent exploring the beautiful seaside town of Scarborough. A beautiful beach with a small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Beach is fantastic, lovely sands begging you to build sandcastles whilst sitting admiring the view. maybe with the local seafood from one of the huts or an ice cream, couldn`t pick a nicer place to be.

Thank craig g
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Day spent exploring the beautiful seaside town of Scarborough. A beautiful beach with a small amusement park on the beach as well as a harbour for docking boats. When I went there was work being done on the beach just outside the Lord Nelson.

Thank callyjane2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab beach and it even has lovely donkeys for the kiddies to ride for £3. Toilets are 40 pence per person. Boat trips available at reasonable prices. Lots of restaurants and amusements arcades for the kids as well as a fairground and a lovely little...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy to spend a few hours on the beach with the family, nice and clean and the showers and toilets handy to get changed and get rid of the sand

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely clean sand with fab views which could only be better if sunnier ! just fab lots of ice cream coffee shops and of course fish and chip shops close by

Thank weenash
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scarborough is such a wonderful place, if you can time it right and find a warm and bright day, when it's quiet (a weekday for example) this beach is just superb. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank petermckeone
Reviewed 1 week ago

The South Sands at Scarborough are a very relaxing area.The sands are very clean and litter free.Cafe's and Coffee shop's are nearby.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beach is so relaxing not too busy great for kids are coupled that don't like the hussle and bussle.. have donkey rides.. lovley walkes too. Got some nice bars and cafes.

Thank Clairegray1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely clean beach plenty to see and do with the harbour boat trips a small fun fair and plenty of shops and cafes on the front and atractions

Thank trund10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous sandy beach, had underestimated how beautiful Scarborough was! We were lucky to spend the weekend in an apartment overlooking the North Bay, wow!

Thank ej1b
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8 September 2018|
Response from Cosmopolitan587381 |
Jay your gonna get the Gatwick express to Victoria Station and you can get a bus up to Leeds from there. Train 1 hour bus 6 hours (with traffic).
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June July August September I always stay at the Selamar friendly clean good breakfast and I a handy position
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Response from LynHar78 | Reviewed this property |
We were only there in the evening and were open but I’m sure they will be open all day too