Best 3 Holiday Parks near Scarborough


With so much to see and do in and around Scarborough, the town and it’s surrounding areas are set up to accommodate its visitors. Below we have selected our favourite 3 holiday parks in Scarborough we think you should definitely check out before heading to one of the oldest and established UK holiday resorts.

Scarborough is a traditional and popular seaside town on the north east coast of Yorkshire. People have been visiting it’s north and south beaches for many years whilst enjoying walks along their golden sands, building sandcastles and of course surfing the chilly but rewarding North Sea waves. That’s right surfing in the North Sea, don’t worry if you don’t have all the equipment there are established surf schools ready to offer surf lessons and equipment hire.

If outdoor theatres are more your thing, why not take in a show at Europe’s largest open air theatre, having hosted Deacon Blue, Busted, Olly Murs and many more this past year alone! Sea Life Scarborough is a great way to entertain and educate the children or maybe a visit to Scarborough’s historic castle which benefits from fantastic and far reaching coastal views.There’s the Scarborough Fair collection with their vintage fairground rides, walks and leisurely boat rides around Peasholm Park and many a fantastic and diverse range of places to eat. A visit to the working harbour is a must where you can sample the daily catch with a bag of chips lightly salted and drenched in vinegar.

Top 3 holiday parks in Scarborough

Cayton Bay, North Yorkshire

Cayton Bay Holiday Park is ideally situated between the vibrant and traditional seaside towns of Scarborough and Filey along the stunningly beautiful Yorkshire coastline. There is an all year around dog friendly beach just a short stroll away from the park which has a choice of caravans and luxury lodges onsite to choose from, including pet friendly and wheelchair accessible stays on this pet friendly holiday park.

The local beach ‘Cayton Bay’ which this top Parkdean Resort shares its name with, is popular with surfers due to having a variety of great waves along this predominantly sandy beach. Don’t have the kit? No problem, you can book surf lessons at the nearby and well established surf school. But it’s not all about surfing this beach offers some spectacular views and is perfect for sand castle building, dog walks and bird watching!

Cayton Bay Holiday Park has lots to do onsite and can be described as an action packed holiday park. Having a heated indoor swimming pool with waterslides, a crazy golf course, a high rope course, bungee trampolines, an amusement arcade, an adventure playground and karts to ride. Which you can use to discover other activities such as the Bear Grills Survival Academy and the Arts and Crafts Den to name just a few. Don’t forget to bring your four legged friend along, as this holiday park even features a dog agility park!

Enjoy entertainment for all ages at the venue, bar, a meal at the bar & restaurant or perhaps a mouth-watering dish of fish and chips from the take away. There’s also a Costa Coffee, Scoops Ice-Cream, and a convenience store if you prefer to cook for yourselves. 

Why is Cayton Bay Holiday Park a Favourite Scarborough Holiday Park?

  • Dog friendly holiday park near to some east coast Yorkshire perfect waves to surf 
  • The children and some adults will love the Bear Grylls Survival Academy
  • Laugh your way around the adventure golf course
  • Enjoy daily meals, drinks and entertainment at a variety of locations

Cayton Bay Holiday Park
Cayton Bay
North Yorkshire
YO11 3NJ

Cayton Bay Holiday Park

Cayton Bay Holiday Park Arcade, top 3 park in Scarborough

Filey,  North Yorkshire

Situated just off the coastal road between the popular seaside towns of Scarborough and Filey is the Blue Dolphin Holiday Park. A great Haven holiday park situated in a perfect spot to explore the beaches to the north such as Cayton Bay and Filey Beach to the south, which is a long sandy five mile beach perfect for flying kites, horse riding and surfing.

The holiday park itself offers lots of activities, with both an outdoor and indoor heated swimming pool complete with water slides, a climbing wall, inflatable play area for children up to the age of 10 years old, a crazy golf course, Segway rides, nature and creative activities. With a brand new NERF training camp and a fishing lake onsite, it is safe to say there’s lots to do here! There’s entertainment for all ages including children’s favourite ‘The Seaside Squad’ as well as an amusement arcade. You can enjoy a great meal at the Brigghouse restaurant with a dog friendly terrace, or choose from a number of takeaway venues such as Papa Johns, Burger King, Bertie’s Ice cream and not forgetting the nation’s favourite dish from Haven’s very own Cook’s fish and chips takeaway. Choose to stay in one of their caravan holiday homes or a lovely lodge with adapted accommodation and dog friendly units available.

Why is Blue Dolphin Holiday Parka Top Scarborough Family Park?

  • Dog friendly holiday park with dog friendly accommodation to choose from
  • Brand new NERF Training Camp which the kids will love
  • Enjoy a day’s fishing at the parks own fishing lake
  • Enjoy refreshing coastal and cliff top walks along the Yorkshire coastline

Blue Dolphin Holiday Park
Gristhorpe Bay
North Yorkshire
YO14 9PU
Tel: 01723 515155
Blue Dolphin Holiday Park

People Fishing at Blue Dolphin top Scarborough caravan Park

Filey, Yorkshire

Reighton Sands Holiday Park is a dog friendly Haven holiday park situated on the stunning East Yorkshire coastline and benefits from direct access to a five mile stretch of Filey’s beach. A little further south than the previously mentioned holiday parks, but still close enough to explore everything Scarborough is famous for, such as it’s beautiful award winning beaches with rock pools to explore, surfing, amusement arcades and of course it’s choice of venues to enjoy fish and chips.

If you prefer to stay on the site whilst your on holiday then this holiday park really does offer lots to do including a 9 hole golf course. There is also an indoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor lazy river to float along, great fun for the kids. There is also an outdoor and indoor play area, archery coaching, den building and games of foot-golf to enjoy.

The children will love ‘The Seaside Squad’ whilst the parents can enjoy the variety of daily entertainment whilst relaxing with a well-earned and refreshing drink. There’s a pub, a beach café, Cooks fish and chips and a mini market which sells all the daily essentials. With the beach only being a few steps away you can enjoy and listen to the ocean as you fall asleep each night in a choice of their caravan or lodge holiday homes.

Why is Righton Sands a Top Holiday Park in Scarborough?

  • Direct access to the beach, perfect for kite flying and long walks
  • Play pool and enjoy a lovely meal at the Hawkwood restaurant
  • Enjoy a round of golf with sea views
  • Take the family for a great day out at the nearby Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary

Reighton Sands Holiday Park
Ghyll Field
60 The Willows
Reighton Gap
YO14 9SH
Tel: 01723 890476
Reighton Sands Holiday Park

An Outdoor Lazy River at Reighton Sands Holiday Park near Filey