1986 Tourism 1
Scalby Mills amusement area contains a poolroom, children's rides, slide and pool, machine arcade, cafeteria and souvenir shop. Peasholm Park and the Glen cover over 27 acres. The boating lake of 4 acres has canoes and rowing-boats for hire, model naval battles, motor-boat trips, water ski-ing displays and Sunday band concerts. The central island has an illuminated "Tree Walk". The park also contains a miniature golf course, putting green, aviary, wishing well and children's boat pool. Scarborough Council also owns a miniature railway which runs between Northstead Manor gardens and Scalby Mills during the summer. Two quarter scale Pacific locos pull passenger loads of 100 each.
Map of the area
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