Friarage Apartments are perfectly situated, nestled beneath the castle headland.

Everything you need for a relaxing break – whether it’s building sandcastles with the youngsters, or strolling on the prom enjoying the best fish and chips from the famous Fish Pan – it’s all just a stone’s throw away.


South Bay, Scarborough’s main tourist beach with its donkeys, amusement arcades, cafes and restaurants, is less than five minutes’ walk away.

The big name entertainment is on offer during the summer season at the Futurist and Spa theatres.

Pleasure boats offer cruises a long the coast while the more adventurous can try a high-powered speedboat ride around the bay. Anglers can book fishing trips from the harbour of anything up to 12 hours.

Meanwhile, the North Bay, with its distinctive colourful beach chalets and spectacular clifftop walks, is just an open-top bus ride away.


Scarborough’s town centre is just around the corner, with plenty of choice for the seasoned shopper.

Marks & Spencer is a couple of minutes away, while Nisa, the late-night convenience store, is even closer. The Brunswick Pavilion shopping centre features well-known stores such as Debenhams, Next and Top Shop, as well as a tourist information centre.

The Market Hall, built in 1852, is just across the cobbled street. The traditional market offers fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, a cafe and a deli, while bargains galore are available in the Vaults, a rabbit warren of arts and crafts and antiques shops beneath the market.

Eating Out

Scarborough caters for every palate. You can enjoy traditional fish and chips either sitting in, looking out to sea, in the famous Fish Pan restaurant, or from their takeaway.

You can also choose from Indian, Chinese, Thai, Italian and Mexican restaurants.

Just let us know what you fancy, and we will do our utmost to book a table for you.


Scarborough is home to the world-famous Stephen Joseph Theatre, and has premiered many of Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s plays before they have gone on to the West End or the National Theatre.

The impressive Open Air Theatre has hosted major stars including Sir Elton John, Jose Carreras, The Hoosiers, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and N-Dubz.

The town offers three cinemas and two casinos, and live music can be found at many of its forty-odd pubs.

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