"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Runswick Bay Beach

Runswick Bay Beach is a rural beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. It is 700 metres in length, shingles are lined along the top of the beach and clay boulders can be found at the southern end of the bathing area. The beach slopes gently towards the sea. At low tide, a large area of the beach is exposed, and the water’s edge can be some distance away. The beach water is backed by the village of Runswick Bay and steep cliffs.

Beach type: Sand/mud/cliffs

Nearest town: Whitby

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ812158

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Things to see and do near Runswick Bay Beach

  • Mary Ann Hepworth (5m)
  • Pannett Park (6m)
  • Whitby Museum (6m)
  • Whitby Lifeboat Museum (RNLI) (6m)
  • Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe (6m)
  • Bark Endeavour (6m)
  • The Dracula Experience (6m)
  • Whitby Archives Heritage Centre (6m)
  • Whitby Whale Watching Centre (6m)
  • Mini Monsterz (6m)

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 Monday 17 December

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1013
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A picturesque bay with a golden sand beach which traditionally provided safe anchorage for fishing boats but is now more popular with holidaymakers.

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