12 things you know if you grew up in Scarborough

12 things you know if you grew up in Scarborough

Here are 12 things you know if you grew up in Scarborough.

From summer days on the beach to watching Santa arrive into the Harbour, here's a list of 12 things you'll know if you grew up in the town.

Many stroll straight passed the Spa well on the steps leading to South Bay. But if you grew up in Scarborough you'll know this is where the spa waters come from. The font of our great town.

1. Spa Well

Many stroll straight passed the Spa well on the steps leading to South Bay. But if you grew up in Scarborough you'll know this is where the spa waters come from. The font of our great town.
Andrew Higgins
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Running parallel to Sandside, these little passages are a surviving relic from medieval times. They're also an excellent way to get from Bamfords to the Harbour bar whilst avoiding the crowds in summer.

2. The Bolts aka Smugglers Alley

Running parallel to Sandside, these little passages are a surviving relic from medieval times. They're also an excellent way to get from Bamfords to the Harbour bar whilst avoiding the crowds in summer.
Andrew Higgins
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Ever tried to explain to someone from out of town why they close the road and we get to take the afternoon off school to go to the beach and skip on Pancake Day? It's an old tradition that originates from sailors. And we love it.

3. Skipping Day

Ever tried to explain to someone from out of town why they close the road and we get to take the afternoon off school to go to the beach and skip on Pancake Day? It's an old tradition that originates from sailors. And we love it.
Richard Ponter
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No school disco was complete without a set from DJ Dave Marshall. Generations of Scarborough children know the lyrics to Bridge Over Troubled Water because of this man.

4. DJ Dave Marshall

No school disco was complete without a set from DJ Dave Marshall. Generations of Scarborough children know the lyrics to Bridge Over Troubled Water because of this man.
Richard Ponter
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