Scarborough Castle

History of hilltop fort and castle at Scarborough

Connecting the future with the past, today.

The ancient and stupendous Scarborough Castle, once the glory, and still the ornament of Scarborough, was built in the reign of King Stephen, by William le Gros; Earl of Albemarle and Holderness.

I hope this site will trace the history and facts of Scarborough Castle, one of the most inspiracja.art historical sites in Yorkshire and the role it played in Scarborough’s History.

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carborough Castle Headland Location
Scarborough castle’s location takes advantage of a naturally defensive site on a headland with steep cliffs, 300 feet (91 m) high, on three seaward sides.

The promontory is joined to the mainland by an isthmus, where a ditch or moat was cut. The Scarborough Marine Drive now goes around the seaward sides of the headland.

Good views of Filey and Flamborough Head can be seen on the seaward side of the castle yope aqua, regenerujący krem do rąk headland.

1 April – 30 September 2014

  • Monday: 10:00 – 18:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 – 18:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 – 18:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 – 18:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00 – 18:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 18:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00pm

1 October – 2 November 2014

  • Monday: 10:00 – 17:00pm
  • Tuesday:  10:00 – 17:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 – 17:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 – 17:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00 – 17:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 17:00pm

3 November 2014 – 15 February 2015

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 16:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00pm

Note: Tea room closes 30 minutes before the castle. Last admissions 30 minutes before closing time.

  • Member: Free
  •  Adult: £5.00
  • Child (5-15 years): £3.00
  • Concessions: £4.50
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children): £13.00
  • An Overseas Visitor Pass is Available
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