"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Runswick Bay Beach

Runswick Bay Beach is a rural beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. It is 700 metres in length, shingles are lined along the top of the beach and clay boulders can be found at the southern end of the bathing area. The beach slopes gently towards the sea. At low tide, a large area of the beach is exposed, and the water’s edge can be some distance away. The beach water is backed by the village of Runswick Bay and steep cliffs.

Beach type: Sand/mud/cliffs

Nearest town: Whitby

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ812158

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Things to see and do near Runswick Bay Beach

  • Mary Ann Hepworth (5m)
  • Pannett Park (6m)
  • Whitby Museum (6m)
  • Whitby Lifeboat Museum (RNLI) (6m)
  • Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe (6m)
  • Bark Endeavour (6m)
  • The Dracula Experience (6m)
  • Whitby Archives Heritage Centre (6m)
  • Whitby Whale Watching Centre (6m)
  • Mini Monsterz (6m)

Tourist Information

Whitby
Tourist Information Centre
Langborne Road
Yorkshire
England
YO21 1YN

Phone 01723 383637
Email whitbytic@scarborough.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 22 November

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 990
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 987
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSW
Pressure 983
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSW
Pressure 981
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 980
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:54 GMT
Low Tide
11:56 GMT
High Tide
18:02 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A picturesque bay with a golden sand beach which traditionally provided safe anchorage for fishing boats but is now more popular with holidaymakers.

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