Construction of the stone walls started in 1136 on a Roman site with the 100 foot high keep added in the late 12th century. The keep was half demolished in 1649 after the Civil War. The 18th century barracks that had been added were destroyed in 1914 by German naval action.
Managed by English Heritage.
|On the cliff at the south end of the sea front|
|Castle Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1HY|