"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandsend Beach

Sandsend Beach is a rural beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. It is approximately one kilometre in length with a gentle slope. At low tide, a large area of the beach is exposed, and the water’s edge can be some distance away. The beach is backed by small tourist establishments on the seafront and extensive woodlands in the catchment.

Beach type: Sand and Shingle

Nearest town: Whitby

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ865125

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandsend Beach

  • Mary Ann Hepworth (2m)
  • Pannett Park (2m)
  • Whitby Museum (2m)
  • Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe (2m)
  • Whitby Lifeboat Museum (RNLI) (2m)
  • Bark Endeavour (2m)
  • The Dracula Experience (2m)
  • Whitby Archives Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Whitby Whale Watching Centre (2m)
  • Museum of Victorian Whitby (2m)
  • Studio of John Freeman (2m)
  • Captain Cook Memorial Museum (2m)
  • Whitby Abbey (2m)
  • Mini Monsterz (3m)

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

Forecast for Thursday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
NW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 24%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
NW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
NNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A small picturesque beach situated on Yorkshire's heritage coastline. It is a popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts and the cliffs provide shelter for the casual beach goer.

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