Scarborough is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Scarborough one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Scarborough is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Scarborough or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Scarborough. Explore the historical monuments of Scarborough with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Scarborough guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Scarborough page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Scarborough landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Scarborough.
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Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1HY, England
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Scarborough Castle has been a site for settlement since the Iron Age and, later on, some Anglo-Scandinavians squatted here once upon a time. A medieval royal rock fortress situated on a steep cliff, the Brits can’t shut up about it! the Castle is a monument of national importance for the English.
The site has seen phases of development an...
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West Parade Road, Scarborough, England
The 21 mile railway line was built in 1885. Owned privately in the beginning, the railroad did not turn out to be a financial success. Well, one man’s loss is another’s gain. It was bought by North Eastern Railway in 1898 until eventually it was no longer in use. Today it is used as a footpath and cycle path and is open to the public.
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Next to the Abbey, Whitby YO22 4AU, England
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
St Mary’s Church at Whitby needs no introduction for the fans of Dracula. For the others – this church was used as a setting in Bram Stoker’s novel mentioned above. But no, Count Dracula never really visited the church (or so they will have you believe).
Built in the 12th century, St Mary’s church proves to be a very moving ...