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Best parks in Scarborough

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“A beautiful oriental themed park opened in 1912. Check the Friends of Peasholm Park website for events including Naval Warfare Battle reenactments, brass and silver band concerts, electric organ concerts, a boating lake and mini-golf. ”
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“Fabulous for families, pedalos and beautiful scenic walks and Chinese garden. Live music is played every weekend, as is the military boat display.”
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“These peaceful gardens are a hidden gem within the lovely area along Scarborough's famous Esplanade. Minature golf at the Clock Tower, The Shuttleworth Gardens with a miniature village and the beautiful flower beds are a credit to the town. ”
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“Overlooking the southern part of Scarborough is Oliver's Mount, a large wooded hill rising to 500 feet above sea level and from which you can obtain a breathtaking view of Scarborough. It has an impressive War Memorial, the column rising to 75½ feet, and there is also an attractive picnic area. The former name of the hill was Weaponness and its present name may be derived from the mistaken belief that Oliver Cromwell placed batteries on it during the siege of the Castle. In 1840, Anne Bronte wrote of visiting Oliver's Mount in her poem "The Bluebell" - an extract is reproduced here: "That day along a sunny road All carelessly I strayed, Between two banks where smiling flowers”
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“Old fashioned Victorian park. Putting, pedalos, canoes. Sundays in Summer they reenact a WW2 sea battle, preceded by a popular-organ recital played from a pagoda in the middle of the lake.”
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“This is a very hilly park with fantastic views from the very top and at the bottom a playground area for little tots and older children. The very top also is more like a meadow with a circle of large rocks overlooking the town and the sea.”
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