15+ Scarborough Campsites - The Camping and Caravanning Club
The Camping & Caravanning Club Logo
Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Campsites Near Scarborough

Scarborough campsites

Camping in Scarborough, or nearby, puts you right in the heart of the attractions the Victorian seaside town has to offer. Sandy beaches, coastal attractions and spectacular scenery are just a few clicks away.

Scarborough camping FAQs

Where are the best campsites near Scarborough?
Our Scarborough Club Site is just a short cliff top walk away from the town. View all campsites in North Yorkshire.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022
Can I go glamping in Scarborough?
Please view our glamping and self-catering accommodation to find out more.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022
Which campsites in Scarborough are dog friendly?
Most of our campsites allow dogs and have facilities to cater to your four-legged friend. Look out for dog friendly facility icons on campsites, such as whether there’s a designated dog walk or doggy shower. View a list of our top dog friendly campsites.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022
Are there any adult only campsites in Scarborough?
Most of our campsites are family friendly however, a selection of our member exclusive sites are adult only.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022
Which Scarborough campsites are family friendly?
Our campsites have their facilities listed to make finding a site suitable for you and your family quick and simple. Look out for facility icons such as play area, parent and baby room and washing machines.
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022

Things to do and see while camping in Scarborough

Sea and sand are, of course, some of Scarborough’s biggest assets. There are also plenty of places to visit and things to see all around North Yorkshire, within easy reach of Scarborough.

Coastal fun in Scarborough

  • Scarborough has two beaches to enjoy. Brave the North Sea on North Bay Beach, which is generally a little more sheltered, or enjoy the sand and nearby amusements on South Bay Beach.
  • A walk on the Victorian promenade and lots of ice creams are a must to get the true seaside experience.
  • Cayton Bay, just three miles from Scarborough, isn’t usually busy, so it makes a peaceful trip away from the campsite. It’s also a favourite with bird and wildlife watchers.
  • Explore the Jurassic Coast and go fossil hunting! The Rotunda Museum is a great spot for learning all about the coastline.

Attractions for everyone in Scarborough

There is so much to do within Scarborough itself and across North Yorkshire, but here are a few of our top picks:

  • Scarborough Castle is one of the top tourist attractions. Set high on the hill between North and South Bay, you can enjoy exploring 3,000 years of history here.
  • The Scarborough Fair Collection is a collection of fairground rides, trains, and mechanical organs. Some of the rides are in working order, so it’s a great attraction for the whole family.
  • You can easily explore the North York Moors National Park while camping in Scarborough.
  • North Bay Railway is a miniature railway, built in 1931 and still going today. You won’t miss it if you’re near the North Bay.
  • The Central Tramway was built in 1881 and is a really unique way to get down to the South Bay.
  • Enjoy the taste of the seaside by sampling some of the locally caught seafood on offer from the many cafes and restaurants.
  • The oriental-themed Peasholm Park is big enough to spend most of the day exploring. Take a picnic, hire a boat and enjoy the lake or simply enjoy exploring on foot.
  • St Mary’s Church is home to the grave of Ann Bronte, an interesting spot for literary fans.
  • SEA LIFE Scarborough is home to over 2,500 creatures, including penguins, sharks, and otters!

More popular camping destinations