Out and About
With lots to see and do in and around Scarborough, staying at The Poulter Hotel is a great choice.
We are close to the famous open air theatre, our historic castle, town centre & blue flag beaches. The North Yorkshire Moors and railway are but a short journey away by bus, car or train, as is York, Bridlington, Hornsey, Whitby and much, much more...
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Open Air Theatre
Scarborough's famous outdoor venue, featuring big names acts such as Status Quo, Boyzone, McBusted and many more...
Just a short journey away from The Poulter Hotel, whether by car, train or bus! Visit this historic city, shop till you drop with its wide choice of high street names or explore its vast heritage. A visit to the Yorvik centre or the famous York Dungeon is a must!
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Visit the world famous North Yorkshire Moors Railway, travel on classic steam trains through breathtaking scenery.
Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire. It's easy to see how Bram Stoker was inspired by its gothic splendour when writing Dracula. This is one of the most atmospheric visitor attractions on the Yorkshire coast.
Discover the long history of the Abbey and the daily life of the monks who once lived here in the unique interactive visitor centre with its dramatic digital reconstructions.
Stroll through Peasholm Park. A paradise area moments from the north bay beaches. Loads to do for all the family, watch the naval battles, ride in a boat or pedal one of the dragons. Listen to the live music acts and enjoy peaceful walks up the glen.
Scarborough Spa Theatre
Visit the Victorian Spa, with west end style shows, plays, pantomimes and live music events there's sure to be something to suit everyone.
Stephen Joseph Theatre
Award winning shows and plays from famous writers such as Alan Ayckbourn with cinema shows too and a fabulous restaurant for that pre show meal.
With its 3,000 year history, stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, Scarborough Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in the North. It started life as an Iron Age Fort, was occupied by the Romans, became a Viking settlement and reached its heyday under Henry II.
This royal stronghold, built by successive medieval kings over two centuries has seen more than its fair share of conflict and sieges.