If you’re not looking after kids, September could be the best time to be in Scarborough. Living here, when the main summer season ends and the promise of autumn hints on the morning air, it’s as if the town sighs and relaxes, satisfied after another good job well done.
With the trees starting to turn, now’s a great time to take the day out on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Scarborough is built for the summer crowds, so the shopping streets seem large and airy. Coach trips arrive full of pensioners. One of our favourite sights is to see an old couple looking out to sea, one arm around each other. Then we know it’s September.
It may be the end of summer but there’s probably even more happening in Scarborough, here’s what’s on in September as far as we know. Definitely worth the effort is the Acoustic Gathering, an annual festival of acoustic music on the lake stage on Peasholm Park.
See also Scarborough in August.