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THE early railways of the 1850s brought visitors and wealth to Scarborough and it has remained Yorkshire's premier seaside resort. It is most things to most people: Lively entertainment for those seeking a fun-filled holiday, 383 acres of parks and gardens for those who take their pleasures quietly and plenty of sand and fun fairs to keep the children entertained. Its two sweeping bays are separated by a headland which is crowned by a ruined 12th century castle. Anne Bronte often visited Scarborough and died here in 1849; Charles Laughton, actor, was born here in 1899; The famous literary Sitwell family lived at Wood End, The Crescent; Sir George Cayley, 'Father of Aeronautics' was born here and lived at nearby Brompton and William Wordsworth was married at Brompton Church