Scarborough, Castle Howard and Whitby


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Enjoy traditional seaside Scarborough
  • Visit magnificent Castle Howard
  • Call at charming Helmsley
  • Discover seaside Whitby
  • Entertainment on some evenings

Scarborough remains a firm favourite and it’s easy to see why – golden beaches, bustling harbour and stunning cliff-top views just waiting to be discovered!

While staying in the beautiful seaside resort, we will enjoy excursions discovering some of North Yorkshire's top attractions.

Film buffs will recognise beautiful Castle Howard from a number of films and television shows filmed in the stunning house and gardens. 

We will also visit the town of Whitby, with a journey over the stunning North York Moors.

This Holiday is Great For

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Day One:
From home to Scarborough

Days Two - Four:
In and around Scarborough

Day Five:
From Scarborough to home

New Southlands Hotel


  • Small and intimate hotel, in an excellent location
  • Awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017 
  • Close to the Esplanade which offers fantastic views of the South Bay
  • Local highlights include Scarborough Castle, South Cliff Italian Gardens and the beach

The New Southlands Hotel is an intimate and elegant property perfectly situated on Scarborough’s South Cliff. The Esplanade, Italian Rose Gardens and South Bay are within a five minute walk of the hotel. The town retains much of the character from its time as an elegant Victorian seaside resort, with handsome architecture and walkways, as well as increasingly more modern entertainment and attractions. Further inland, North Yorkshire is an overlooked gem offering beautiful scenery and countless attractions both historic and modern.

Within the hotel you can expect all the amenities and welcome you would expect from a Bay Hotel. With stylish and comfortable lounges and a classic restaurant and bar area as well as friendly and welcoming staff you will find the perfect place to relax at the New Southlands Hotel.

There are three options of rooms at the hotel with standard, superior and premier rooms available.

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Castle Howard and Helmsley

Excursion visiting Castle Howard – Yorkshire’s finest history house and gardens. A magnificent stately home set in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, here you can enjoy the world-renowned collections, admire the stunning architecture and learn the inspiring family stories. Dating back to 1700 it is the largest house in Yorkshire and is well known as the filming location of Brideshead Revisted. We also call at charming Helmsley, nestled in the Ryedale district of the Yorkshire Dales. While here why not wander around the town's market square made up of stone buildings and containing great restaurants and delis.


Half Day: Whitby

Today we travel to the picturesque seaside town of Whitby where you will have time to explore the pretty area around the port. While here why not try some delicious kippers or one of the quayside fish and chip shops that the town is famous for. Or learn about two of the most important figures associated with the town, Captain James Cook and Dracula. On our way home we travel through the beautiful scenery of the North York Moors passing stunning, internationally important heather moorland, woodland and forest, stunning landscape and attractive villages.