"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Cayton Bay Beach

Cayton Bay Beach is a long rural sandy beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. It is one kilometre in length with a gentle slope. At low tide rocky outcrops and large areas of the beach become exposed and the water’s edge can be some distance away. Behind the beach is a steep cliff and a number of caravan parks and farms on the cliff top.

Beach type: sand & rock

Nearest town: Scarborough

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: TA069844

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Cayton Bay Beach

  • Stained Glass Centre (1m)
  • The Scarborough Fair Collection (1m)
  • Playdale Farm Park (2m)
  • Scarborough Karting (2m)
  • Mini Monsterz Scarborough (2m)
  • St Martin-On-The-Hill (3m)
  • Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park (3m)
  • Scarborough Art Gallery (3m)
  • Olympia Bowl and Softplay (3m)
  • Rotunda Museum (3m)
  • Terror Tower (3m)
  • Scarborough Castle (3m)
  • Scarborough North Bay Railway (4m)
  • Peasholm Park (4m)
  • Filey Museum (4m)
  • Kinderland 2002 Ltd (4m)
  • North Bay Miniature Railway (4m)
  • Sea Life Marine Sanctuary (4m)
  • Pirate Adventure Mini Golf (4m)
  • Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary (4m)
  • Betton Farm Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Betton Farm Visitor Centre and Animal Farm (4m)

Tourist Information

Scarborough (Harbourside)
Harbourside Tourist Information Centre
Sandside
Scarborough
Yorkshire
England
YO11 1PP

Email harboursidetic@scarborough.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1025
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1024
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1024
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Cayton Bay Beach

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Cayton Bay is a quiet beach backed by cliffs, three miles south of Scarborough. Much favoured by surfers and windsurfers. WWII fortifications are of historical interest.

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