Did you know?

John Atkinson Grimshaw

Victorian-era painter John Atkinson Grimshaw (pictured), born in Leeds named the house “Castle by the Sea” from Longfellows Poem.

Grimshaw is without question the most important artist to have lived and painted in Scarborough.

Welcome to the Castle by the Sea

Nestled below the ruins of Scarborough’s ancient castle our family run Bed and Breakfast guest house, commands spectacular views of Scarborough’s North Bay & fabulous East Coast in North Yorkshire, where you can relax in this most tranquil setting.

We also offer free parking at the front of the house or in our garage to our Residents and Guests.

DOG FRIENDLY GUESTHOUSE - As a dog friendly guesthouse many of our guests who are accompanied by their dogs will be able to enjoy walks along the castle wall enjoying the castle views and the sunrise over the South bay, this area is stressfree from any traffic. Other lovely walks around the area include many dog friendly pubs.

Book to The Castle by the SeaAround Scarborough

Our sea front Hotel in Scarborough’s North Bay is in easy walking distance of the North & South Bay. There is an abundance of restaurants in the town, Anne Bronte's grave is located in St.Mary's chuch yard being just 2 minutes walk from the castle by the sea guest house.

Also available for your enjoyment are Stephen Joseph Theatre and the lively night life and plenty of entertainment in Scarborough. There are 2 golf courses, indoor bowls, Scarborough Cricket Club, Peasholm Park, swimming pool, sea life centre, Scarborough Harbour and fishing, both sea and fresh water.