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Hairy Bobs Cave

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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A must see

Used to love coming here as a kid. A must see if you have a spare 10 minutes when visiting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry L
Malton, United Kingdom
what do I tell my guests?

Whenever I have guests come to Scarborough for the first time I always show them Hairy Bobs Cave... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible9%
2 weeks ago
“A must see”
22 Oct 2018
“what do I tell my guests?”
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Marine Drive | Directly behind the skatepark, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to love coming here as a kid. A must see if you have a spare 10 minutes when visiting Scarborough.

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Whenever I have guests come to Scarborough for the first time I always show them Hairy Bobs Cave, but can never offer an explanation as to why it is there. I just let their imaginations run riot

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

looks cooler in pic than in person, I would not roublke yourself, by time I got park andi was gutted I just walked on n found view higher up more interetstinh

Thank Connector101333
Reviewed 23 September 2018

not a great deal to see but very quirky ,can walk to it either from the south or north side , the bus dosn`t stop there however can be seen from the bus

Thank sheilac358
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We have walked between the bays at Scarborough on many occasions and it wasn't until we saw this listed on TripAdvisor that we knew this was here. It is a bit of a scramble up a muddy path behind the skate park but an interesting...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We parked up outside the skatepark and walked over to have a look at the "cave". After trawling up a muddy hill we were quite disappointed, as it was more of an average sized rock than a cave. Not really worth going out of your...More

1  Thank NorthWest_137
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A walk around to get some sea air we noticed the skate park then went for a walk beyond. The cave is a walk further, keep yourself warm and dry but it's nice to get out and have a look around

Thank Sal7thomp
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Still here. One of the things I used to look out for when we walked around the Marine Drive fifty odd years ago. That and 'coffee pot rock' and the 'hole in the wall slipway'. Now gone. Think that was near the skateboard area.

2  Thank NickHC
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stuck on the north side of castle hill is a rock, with a door and a window, now hidden behind a skate park. I have no idea what the story behind it is, but I like a good mystery.

Thank GreyPacker
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great walk as always around marine drive and it helps having the story at the end of Hairy Bob. My step daughter gets excited to go and see where he used to live. For a calved out rock it makes many happy memories lol

1  Thank Beth C
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