North Yorkshire: Where to Shop in Scarborough

Monday 16th May, 2022 by hs-admin

You’re on a weekend trip and you want something to take home with you as a reminder? We’ve got you covered!

Scarborough isn’t all fish and chips and ice cream. The town centre is full of shops, from some of Britain’s favourite high street stores to a variety of local small business owners.

We’ve listed our top five places to check out below.

Flossies Farm Shop

If you’re looking for fresh, local goodies, Flossies Farm Shop should be top of the list!

Choose from a range of local cheeses, speciality breads, homemade cakes, jams and even chocolates, all homemade in Scarborough.

They also offer an array of amazing fresh pies, pastries and free-range meats.

Sit in their beautiful tea garden and enjoy the sun or take your goodies home, it’s entirely up to you!

Dexter’s Surf Shop

Fancy catching a wave while you’re in town or a cycle along the prom?

Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or you like to try new things, pop along to Dexter’s Surf Shop on Scarborough’s North Bay promenade, where the staff will be happy to kit you out!

Not only does Dexter’s have a shop FULL of exciting goodies, but they offer surf, paddleboard and kayaking lessons and tours around the bay, catering to all abilities and ages, making it a real family activity.

If you’re already a pro, but forgot your board and wetsuit, they offer a rental option from only £15 too.

If being on hard ground is more your thing, don’t worry. You can rent a bike for as little as £15. What better way to see the North Yorkshire coastline?

BellyRub Beer

Take home a pint of Scarborough from local beer hub BellyRub Beer!

With their very own shop offering a huge range of local craft beers from breweries all over North Yorkshire, you’ll be spoilt for choice. BellyRub constantly changes and updates their stock of beers, making sure they try new beers and breweries all the time. 

If you fancy experiencing their beer there and then, pop along to their local eatery, The Belly Rub, where you can take a seat, grab a pint and some street-food inspired grub! The venue is completely dog-friendly too, which is always a bonus.

Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults

Browse the aisles of stalls and traders that have featured in Scarborough’s Market Hall and Vaults for generations.

Bursting with fresh local food, crafting geniuses, handmade jewellery and collectables, you’re guaranteed to go home with a gift or two.

Amongst the hustle and bustle, there are regularly bands and performers playing to the crowds, keeping the energy of the market alive.

Brunswick Shopping Centre

If you’re looking for something more familiar, head on over to Brunswick Shopping Centre located in the heart of Scarborough town.

Brunswick Shopping Centre is the town’s premier shopping destination, with 31 popular shops and cafes catering to clothes, footwear, homewares, accessories and gifts

You’ll find health and beauty shops such as Bodycare, clothing shops like Select, New Look and Next and coffeeshops aplenty! 

The shopping centre itself is open 364 days of the year, only closing on Christmas Day, so you’re bound to bag yourself a bargain on your trip. 

Car parking is available above the shopping centre, with 350 spaces available including accessible and parent and child parking spaces.

Souvenir shops 

Amongst the Fish and Chip shops, amusement arcades and ice cream parlours along Scarborough’s picturesque seafront, there are plenty of little shops filled to the brim with traditional seaside souvenirs. From traditional sticks of rock to beach themed key rings and fridge magnets, there’s a gift to take home to every member of the family. 

Our favourites are:

Harbourside gift shop – Located right next to Scarborough‘s iconic harbour, you’ll find a gift shop full of everything you could possibly need. From souvenirs to buckets and spades, sunglasses and crabbing buckets. 

Scarborough RNLI Shop – The RNLI are an incredible charity, with volunteers putting their lives at risk daily to save others in sea-related incidents. Along the seafront, you’ll find Scarborough’s RNLI Lifeboat Station. Attached to the station is a volunteer-run shop, raising funds for the charity through shop sales. Pop in and pick up a souvenir or two!

If Scarborough’s shops sound right up your street, head on over to our website to find a fantastic selection of holiday homes in the area!

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