"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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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 19 August


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 91%
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Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 80%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 90%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 92%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:34 BST
(03:34 GMT)
High Tide
10:55 BST
(09:55 GMT)
Low Tide
17:15 BST
(16:15 GMT)
High Tide
23:31 BST
(22:31 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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Tell us what you think about Staithes Beach

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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