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Unfortunately the Villa is temporarily closed until further notice due to ill health.

Welcome To The Lonsdale Villa Guest House

Corona Virus Update.

With the lifting of restrictions on Monday 19 July 2021 we are still taking precautions in relation to the Covid 19 virus. We have put procedures in place to ensure the safety of our guests, ourselves, families and friends. We will continue to wear a face covering  and ask that guests also wear one  on arrival and in the communal areas of the guest house.

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Lonsdale Villa, guest house in scarborough


Our 10 bedroom Victorian building, ideally situated for the local shops and only a short walk to Scarborough town centre with buses running right from the end of the road or a pleasant 15-20 minute stroll via The Esplanade.
There are many glorious views and sights within this lovely town and the close by surrounding areas, we have loved taking some photo’s for you during our walks and exercise breaks.
We’ve updated our gallery with pictures from the both of us, take a look

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Michael and Hilary Beaumont
Congleton Cheshire. September 2020.
This is the third time that we have stayed at the Lonsdale, every time it's been spotless.
We really can't fault it. A big thank you Jackie and Grant for making our stay a memorable one
Jason and Jennifer Whitehead
Birkenhead. May 2021
Very clean room, thank you for an enjoyable stay.
Deborah and Stuart Wright.
Carlisle, May 2021
Lovely hosts, very clean room and the breakfast was delicious as usual, see you again next year.
Jonathan and Mary Walker
July 2020, Lincoln.
Stayed many times, never been disappointed.
Stephen Williams
June '21, York.
What a wonderful establishment, so warm and welcoming.
Very impressed with the Covid measures that you have in place.
Thanks for everything.
Dave and Dorothy
April 2021, Doncaster.
Thanks again for a lovely time, good food the room was spotless. And thank you for making us feel safe.
Stuart and Hillary
July 2021, Haydock
Thank you for a most enjoyable stay.
Spotless room and a great breakfast.
The cosy residents lounge is a popular venue for relaxing or meeting other guests
Unfortunately the residents lounge is not currently available due to the Covid 19 measures that we have implemented inline with Government guidelines

The Lonsdale Villa has 10 tastefully furnished bedrooms (including a ground floor double) with double glazing, all en-suite with central heating, flat screen ‘free view’ televisions, hostess tray, hair dryers and radio alarm clocks.

A bus heading through Scarborough
The town centre is just a few minutes away.

We are only a short distance away from the local shops and town centre, the main coastline bus service runs literally from the end of Lonsdale Road and the local bus passes the Guest House to and from town. It’s a very pleasant stroll into town too down The Esplanade. We can also be found ranking highly on most online directories for bed and breakfast in Scarborough.

A hearty full (Grants’ Special) English breakfast or a lighter option is available in the Villas attractive dining room with a choice of menu,  we also provide a selection of cereals, yogurts and fruit. We can also cater for anyone who may have special dietary needs (as long as we are made aware of this at the time of booking). Breakfast is served between 8:30 and 9:00 and 8:15 to 9:00 during busier times. A room only option is also available. 

We’re close to the picturesque South Cliff and ideally situated for the Spa Conference and Entertainment Complex, Cliff Lift, Esplanade, Italian Gardens, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Oliver’s Mount and the University.

There is also ample unrestricted street parking in one of the few disc free zones. 

The walk up the Esplanade offers fantastic sea views regardless of the time of year, the above photo was taken by Jackie. There is also ‘Free WiFi‘ at the Villa.

Please note that The Lonsdale Villa is totally non-smoking.

Since Scarborough Open Air Theatre reopened in 2010 and many top names have appeared there: to name just a few Elton John, Status Quo, Cliff Richard, Lionel Richie and Tom Jones. Click Here to go to their website and see who’s appearing in the future.

Image courtesy of Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Scarborough Spa.
This wonderful Grade 2 listed building boasts a Grand Hall, which seats nearly 2,000 and The Spa Theatre is a 600-seat Victorian theatre. The Spa Ocean Room is used for dances, conferences and other events. See their website for further information.

Courtesy of Scarborough Spa

Unfortunately Armed Forces Day 2021 has been cancelled as was last year but next year Scarborough will be very proud to be hosting the Armed Forces Day.

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved, from attending an event to throwing a party or local event.

A look back at Armed Forces Day 2019 in Salisbury

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last weekend in June.
Next year, it will take place over the weekend commencing the 25th June.

Rotunda museum scarborough just a few minutes from the Lonsdale Villa
Rotunda Museum

Scarborough’s town centre, the harbour and many other attractions are all within easy walking distance. The Rotunda Museum pictured here is in the heart of Scarborough, just a short walk from the Villa.

There’s the  Scarborough Spa Complex too, it’s a multi purpose venue offering excellent conference, exhibition, entertainment and banqueting facilities. In these unprecedented times we urge you to always check with the venue regarding any changes or indeed cancellations to their calendar. Check out their website for the full itinerary here. They Spa also have a full in-house conference and catering team and can cater for most events.

view of the shore line from the esplanade
Photo by Jackie, taken during her walk down the Esplanade.
olivers mount bikes photo courtesy of olivers mount

Olivers Mount has been a family favourite venue in Scarborough since the mid 40’s

Check out their news and fixtures by visiting their website or you can contact the organisers of the venue here. Photo’s courtesy of ‘Olivers Mount Racing’.

Courtesy of OliversMount.Com
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Scarborough war memorial at Oliver's Mount. Photo by Jackie
View from Oliver's Mount overlooking the bay and Castle. Photo by Jackie

Oliver’s Mount is the home to Scarborough’s War Memorial. The foundation stone was laid on the 16th September 1922 and the unveiling took place on the 26th September 1923. 

It commemorates the people of Scarborough, military personnel and civilians who lost their lives during the 1st World War, the 2nd World War and the Korean War.