"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 and Tides

Forecast for Friday 26 May

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:03 BST
(04:03 GMT)
Low Tide
11:27 BST
(10:27 GMT)
High Tide
17:23 BST
(16:23 GMT)
Low Tide
23:51 BST
(22:51 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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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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