Northern logo

With its stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, Scarborough castle will be the pinnacle of your visit.

Come and see objects from its 3,000 years of history, play on the grassy headland, and take tea in the Master Gunner's house.

Head through the imposing gatehouse and step into 3,000 years of history. Explore Scarborough castle’s headland with the audio tour and gain a fascinating insight into its past, from Iron Age settlements, to the Roman signal station and medieval chapel.

Come and watch for invaders in the North Sea from the ruins of the Roman signal station. The castle is the only place in the town where you can enjoy fantastic views of both the north and south bays of Scarborough.

Take a stroll around the perimeter of this sixteen-acre site and spread a blanket on the headland grass, a perfect place to relax with the family.

How to get here

Nearest train station: Scarborough 

Distance from train station: 0.8 miles, 17 min walk


Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY 

Opening times

1 April- 30 September: 10am- 6pm

Disabled access


Visit Website