Things to do in Scarborough

Are you thinking of visiting us on a day out in Scarborough but want to know exactly what you'll find when you get here? Well we've put together this guide to your perfect summer day out at Scarborough's top attraction SEA LIFE. There are too many fun things to do to pack into this guide so we've just included the highlights.

SEA LIFE is a great day out in Scarborough with lots of activities including:

Our Amazing Events!

We regularly hold events at the Centre which are at no additional cost to your admission ticket. Our next upcoming events are Ascarium for October Half Term and Meet Santa from 1st December till 24th December.

Penguin Island

Walk with penguins at your feet on Penguin Island - home to our adorable Humboldt penguins!

Interactive Rockpool

Our SEA LIFE experts will be on hand to let you touch starfish and crabs and learn all about what you would find around the shores of the United Kingdom. Kids will love this, it's one of those family moments that will last long in the memory!

Creature Talks

It's great to wander around on your day out and discover the amazing creatures we have here but going along to a talk by one of our SEA LIFE experts will really add to the experience. Hear amazing facts about all the different creatures we have and watch some of them being fed. Got any questions? Just ask us!

Ocean Tunnel Walk Through

A highlight of your day will surely be when you dive under the waves into our Ocean Tunnel. Watch as sharks, tropical fish and our Loggerhead turtle swim over your head.

For those wanting to make the most of a whole day out in Scarborough, you can get your hand stamped on exit and pop out to the beach or sightseeing and then return to the centre to carry on the fun! 

Pirate Adventure Mini Golf

Bring out your competitive side with a round of Pirate Adventure Golf, a round is included with every ticket! Test your navigation skills around cannons, treasure chests and gunpowder barrels and don't forget to collect your winner's prize!

Once you've finished your dive into SEA LIFE Scarborough you might be looking for other things to do in Scarborough. Why not hop on the North Bay Mini Railway and splash down further into the Alpamare Waterpark which are both next door. 

Looking for accommodation in Scarborough?

The Crown Spa Hotel

The Crown Spa Hotel, the only 4 star hotel in Scarborough, is located in an easily accessible area of town, less than a 5-minute taxi ride from Scarborough Railway Station and links from both the North on the A171 and South on the A64. The town centre is a scenic 10 minute walk away and links to the North Bay are readily available.

With 115 bedrooms, restaurant, bar, conference and event rooms, a high spec gym and treatment facilities on-site, you will be well catered for and well looked after in this beautiful hotel. The Crown Spa Hotel is a proud member of Welcome to Yorkshire, welcoming guests from all over the globe.  

Travelodge Scarborough

Travelodge Scarborough St Nicholas hotel overlooks the lovely South Bay beach of this charming seaside resort, close to the Spa, and a short walk down to the traditional arcades on the promenade and amazing ice cream at the Harbour Bar.

Enjoy fantastic views over the coastline from Scarborough Castle, or go boating and visit the Japanese garden in delightful Peasholm Park. Take in a show at the Open Air Theatre and encounter sharks at the Sea Life Centre.

For a limited time only Travelodge is offering 5% discount for SEA LIFE Scarborough visitors wishing to stay!

Pinewood Park

Looking for something a bit different? Pinewood Park is an award winning Visit England 4-star rated holiday property, offering a fun and memorable times in a Wild West themed holiday park! In the area known as 'Woody's Town' you'll find a Family Glamping Lodge with a large hot tub as well as Woody's Western Wagons and Camping Cowboy Shacks. The Tipi Village is home to the Magical Tipi Lodge with a wood fired hot tub, Ranch Retreat with a 2 man wood fired hot tub, Hot Tub Tipi Tents and standard Tipi Tents.

The Crown Spa Hotel

The Crown Spa Hotel, the only 4 star hotel in Scarborough, is located in an easily accessible area of town, less than a 5-minute taxi ride from Scarborough Railway Station and links from both the North on the A171 and South on the A64. The town centre is a scenic 10 minute walk away and links to the North Bay are readily available.

With 115 bedrooms, restaurant, bar, conference and event rooms, a high spec gym and treatment facilities on-site, you will be well catered for and well looked after in this beautiful hotel. The Crown Spa Hotel is a proud member of Welcome to Yorkshire, welcoming guests from all over the globe.  

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The Crown Spa Hotel

The Crown Spa Hotel, the only 4 star hotel in Scarborough, is located in an easily accessible area of town, less than a 5-minute taxi ride from Scarborough Railway Station and links from both the North on the A171 and South on the A64. The town centre is a scenic 10 minute walk away and links to the North Bay are readily available.

With 115 bedrooms, restaurant, bar, conference and event rooms, a high spec gym and treatment facilities on-site, you will be well catered for and well looked after in this beautiful hotel. The Crown Spa Hotel is a proud member of Welcome to Yorkshire, welcoming guests from all over the globe.  

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Travelodge Scarborough

Travelodge Scarborough St Nicholas hotel overlooks the lovely South Bay beach of this charming seaside resort, close to the Spa, and a short walk down to the traditional arcades on the promenade and amazing ice cream at the Harbour Bar.

Enjoy fantastic views over the coastline from Scarborough Castle, or go boating and visit the Japanese garden in delightful Peasholm Park. Take in a show at the Open Air Theatre and encounter sharks at the Sea Life Centre.

For a limited time only Travelodge is offering 5% discount for SEA LIFE Scarborough visitors wishing to stay!

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Travelodge Scarborough

Travelodge Scarborough St Nicholas hotel overlooks the lovely South Bay beach of this charming seaside resort, close to the Spa, and a short walk down to the traditional arcades on the promenade and amazing ice cream at the Harbour Bar.

Enjoy fantastic views over the coastline from Scarborough Castle, or go boating and visit the Japanese garden in delightful Peasholm Park. Take in a show at the Open Air Theatre and encounter sharks at the Sea Life Centre.

For a limited time only Travelodge is offering 5% discount for SEA LIFE Scarborough visitors wishing to stay!

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Pinewood Park

Looking for something a bit different? Pinewood Park is an award winning Visit England 4-star rated holiday property, offering a fun and memorable times in a Wild West themed holiday park! In the area known as 'Woody's Town' you'll find a Family Glamping Lodge with a large hot tub as well as Woody's Western Wagons and Camping Cowboy Shacks. The Tipi Village is home to the Magical Tipi Lodge with a wood fired hot tub, Ranch Retreat with a 2 man wood fired hot tub, Hot Tub Tipi Tents and standard Tipi Tents.

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Pinewood Park

Looking for something a bit different? Pinewood Park is an award winning Visit England 4-star rated holiday property, offering a fun and memorable times in a Wild West themed holiday park! In the area known as 'Woody's Town' you'll find a Family Glamping Lodge with a large hot tub as well as Woody's Western Wagons and Camping Cowboy Shacks. The Tipi Village is home to the Magical Tipi Lodge with a wood fired hot tub, Ranch Retreat with a 2 man wood fired hot tub, Hot Tub Tipi Tents and standard Tipi Tents.

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