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South Cliff Italian Gardens

Esplanade, Scarborough YO11 2AY, England
+44 1723 374079
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Don't lose it

I remember as a family we used to walk on the Esplanade for the lovely flower displays when we were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tina S

As a Scarborough person we visit here all the time lovely place very scenic love to walk through... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Esplanade, Scarborough YO11 2AY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I remember as a family we used to walk on the Esplanade for the lovely flower displays when we were on holiday, and for the most part things are not so bad. I always nip down to the Italian garden and it's still lovely. Please...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a Scarborough person we visit here all the time lovely place very scenic love to walk through the gardens and feed the squirrels

Thank Rachel0172
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Hardly anyone seems to know about these gardens and you can walk peacefully around them or have a picnic and sometimes be the only peple there. The beautifully kept flower beds are juxtaposed with 1920's style pergolas and a surrounding woodland walk which leads anywhere...More

1  Thank ChrisPduck2
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A lot of people seem to knock the Scarborough Council these days but they do a great job in keeping all the parks and gardens to a high standard. Always a pleasure to come back to my roots and walk through them.

2  Thank NickHC
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The whole of the south cliff area is Scarborough's most agreeable exposure to the sea. The Italian gardens are its brightest feature. For those averse to hill climbs, there is a frequent tramway service down the cliff nearby.

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

lovely gardens with tame squirrels very quiet although there are a lot of steps to get to it lovely flowers.

Thank boomerangles
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Not much there really. Can get some lovely photos if the lights good. Nice to sit in but don't go alone later on or first thing as homeless are in the nearby shelters on the paths leading to it or sometimes in the gardens. Pond...More

Thank Uglybird3613
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lovley place to sit and do a painting or read the gardens are beautiful well looked after with plenty of seats do not miss if you are on holiday

Thank patallanson
Reviewed 7 August 2017

nice summers day which was rare on our 12 day visit to the region. We pass the gardens when walking down to the Clock Café and always stay a while sitting in the peace and quiet of the garden.

Thank UKC0uple
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Beautiful gardens right on the esplanade. The gardens are lovely to walk around. Would definite recommend a visit.

Thank Sarah H
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24 October 2017|
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Response from paulafreeth123 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any free parking anywhere in Scarborough.
18 June 2016|
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Response from Westview50 | Reviewed this property |
No. The Grand is in the town, the Italian Gardens are on the South Cliff. Cross the Spa bridge and you're on the South Cliff, 400ms and you'll find the Gardens on the left. Enjoy