Surf Hire & Lessons with Scarborough Surf School (Image credit:

Surf Hire & Lessons with Scarborough Surf School

Surfing & Activities

A hotspot for surfing, waterspots and outdoor activities, Scarborough makes a great year round activity break. South Bay beach and Cayton Bay are top spots for surfing and kite surfing on the Yorkshire coast and you'll find a choice of accredited surf schools and surf shops flanking these Scarborough beach bays. Cricket has long been a popular pastime in Scarborough with hub Yorkshire cricket venue, the central Scarborough Cricket Club hosting an annual cricket festival and featuring a range of premier hospitality and dining facilities.

Enjoy premier links golf courses at Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club and North Cliff Golf Club or hire bikes and head off for some off roading in the North York Moors National Park. Award-winning indoor sports facilities include Scarborough Bowls Centre in the North Bay area with eight world class indoor rinks and a popular annual Bowls festival. Just a short trip inland sees you in beautiful Yorkshire countryside and the North York Moors where you'll find a host of outdoor activities from horse riding, activity centres and cycling to walking trails and off roading.

Boat Trips

Scarborough boat trips are available daily in the summer season on public pleasure cruises from Scarborough's Lighthouse Pier (good weather permitting). Alternative opt for chartered private cruises ideal for celebrations, schools and corporate groups. Scarborough Pleasure Cruisers operate character heritage World War II ships and these are fully licensed with bars, viewing decks, wcs and ample comfy seating. View the spectacular Scarborough coastline from the water featuring 600 foot cliffs, smugglers coves, great sandy beach bays and the Flamborough Headland heritage coast to the south.