"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Staithes Beach

Staithes Beach is a small rural beach situated on the Yorkshire coast at the northern edge of the North York Moors. The sandy beach is 100 metres in length and is protected by a harbour wall. The beach is backed by a promenade, tourist establishments, houses and holiday cottages, which are tightly packed on the cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Staithes

Local authority: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ785188

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Things to see and do near Staithes Beach

  • Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum (5m)
  • Chris Birbeck International Rally School (5m)
  • The Play Factory (7m)
  • Saltburn Miniature Railway (7m)
  • Saltburn Cliff Lift (8m)
  • Saltburn Miniature Railway (8m)
  • Saltburn Valley Woodland Centre (8m)
  • Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail (8m)
  • The Moors National Park Centre (8m)
  • Mary Ann Hepworth (8m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Saltburn Library
Windsor Road
TS12 1AT

Phone 01287 622 422
Email saltburn_tic@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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Forecast for Tuesday 21 May


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
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Sheltered behind one of the largest fishing ports on the north east 'dinosaur' coast. A small beach popular with families. Caution - bathing water quality samples taken on 25th May, 13th June and 7th July 2006 did not meet legal minimum standards. Bathing is not advised, and further information should be sought from Scarborough Borough Council.

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