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Britain's First Tourist Resort!

The 3 Star Red Lea Hotel Scarborough sits close to the heart of Scarborough's Esplanade and our sea views are breath taking.

The Red Lea Hotel and Serviced Apartments are situated on the favoured Scarborough South Cliff in close proximity to the Scarborough Cliff Lift, the Scarborough Spa Centre, the Italian Gardens and of course Scarborough South beach.

Why not take a virtual 360° tour of Scarborough and the surrounding areas by visiting the Scarborough 360° website. It'll show you all that Scarborough and the surrounding areas have to offer!

We also have an active Facebook page so you can be updated with all our news and the latest photos of the area. 

With so much to see and do in Scarborough and North Yorkshire, there's never a dull moment - unless of course you just want to pick one of Scarborough's relaxing parks or gardens to stretch out and relax.

Scarborough is well known as Britain's first holiday resort and has been welcoming visitors for over 360 years.

Today, Scarborough is a delightful seaside town with something for everybody, from glorious sandy beaches to wooded walks, historic houses to modern amusement arcades, big-name theatre to major sporting events.

Scarborough: a few highlights

Scarborough and the surrounding area has a full and varied calendar of events and many places of interest - here's just a few to whet your appetite:

  • The Stephen Joseph Theatre 
  • The Spa Orchestra - a unique feature
  • The Spa Grand Hall
  • Scarborough Open Air Theatre
  • Scarborough Alpamare
  • Peasholm Park Naval Battles
  • County Cricket in Scarborough
  • Scarborough Jazz Festival

There is so much to do in Scarborough and the surrounding area... we will be pleased to supply full details of all local activities. Please contact the hotel for further information.