A premier visitor destination

A premier visitor destination

To develop a premier visitor destination that will encourage visitors to spend more, stay longer and return.

A premier visitor destination
  • 1.36 million overnight trips were made to Scarborough
  • 8.35 million trips were undertaken (2018 data)
  • £735.8 million was spent in the local area as a result of tourism
  • 41.6% of the population employed as a result
  • 97% of trips were from domestic visitors (2018 data)
  • 6.98 million tourism day trips were made in 2018, an increase of 8% compared to 2017
  • 1,998 vessels visited our harbours during 2018/2019