Facilities

Facilities at Scarborough Castle

  • Parking

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    As there is no parking on site, we recommend use of the Park and Ride or the pay and display Marine Drive car park. Parking is only available for disabled visitors, which must be pre-booked. Please contact Scarborough Castle on 01723 372451 to book a space.
  • Food And Drink

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    The seasonal Master Gunner’s coffee shop offers breathtaking views of the majestic Yorkshire countryside. It serves good quality, freshly produced local food such as freshly made sandwiches, a delicious range of cakes, hot and cold drinks.

  • Picnic Area

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    Picnics welcome in the castle grounds.
  • Shop

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    The shop has access via a ramp.
  • Toilets

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    Male and female toilets on site with baby changing facilities.
  • Dogs

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    Dogs allowed on lead. Assistance dogs welcome.

  • Exhibition

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    In the Master Gunner's House there are interactive displays that explore the site's 3,000 year history. These are accompanied by artefacts from each period of Scarborough's past.
  • Gardens

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    Three benches
  • Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Male and female toilets on site with baby changing facilities.
  • Education

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    Education

    INTERPRETATION FOR CHILDREN
    There are free activity sheets, audio tour and an investigative story box to help the younger visitors visualise and understand the history of the castle.

  • Commercial Photograph And Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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