Scarborough 8 Day Self Drive - Cumberland Hotel
- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF275SD
- Travel Type: Self Drive
Scarborough is arguably the oldest seaside resort in Britain - a Dr Wittie of Scarborough was advocating sea bathing as long ago as 1660, more than a century before it became popular in Regency Brighton! But Scarborough is much older even than this - a cursory glance at the headland which divides Scarborough's two bays reveals the impressive medieval castle. The name Scarborough is a Viking one and the castle grounds conceal the remains of a Roman signal station. The busy harbour is haven to a welter of fishing vessels and there are the usual seaside pursuits a-plenty on the adjacent South Bay promenade which leads to the Spa. The steep hill sides are beautifully landscaped and there are many attractive parks and gardens. The resort is noted for its theatres and there is an art gallery and several small museums.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
HOLIDAY IS EITHER SATURDAY TO SATURDAY OR SUNDAY TO SUNDAY
Check-in is 4.00pm - 6.00pm on Saturday/Sunday and check-out is 9.00am - 11.00am the following Saturday/Sunday. Rooms may be available from 2.00pm on arrival day subject to prior confirmation from the hotel. If you intend to arrive after 6.00pm, please advise the hotel in advance.
Package price is for half board (dinner, bed and full British breakfast).
This hotel has no car park, but on street parking is available by means of a temporary parking permit available from the hotel reception. At peak periods commercial parking is available nearby. If you require assistance with parking, please telephone the hotel (see telephone number opposite).
Very well situated on the South Cliff a few minutes' walk from the Spa complex, beach and town centre with excellent views of the town from the north facing rooms. This excellent hotel has recently been extensively refurbished. 86 bedrooms with central heating, private bath or shower and WC. (Note: All Single Rooms have Showers) All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and television.
Entertainment is provided most evenings in the ballroom. There is an attractive restaurant and quiet lounge. Lift serves all floors (few stairs to some rooms). On street car parking using complimentary permit available at reception. Tel:01723 381826
Note for clients with a mobility impairment: This hotel has five steps to the front entrance but there is level access via a slope to the basement which gives access to a large lift which serves all floors. However, all floors are split level and approximately 25% of rooms are accessed via a flight of stairs. The ground floor is also split level but there is a platform lift between levels. There are no ground floor rooms. Please ensure you submit a Special Needs form if you have a mobility impairment.