"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 and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 996
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1001
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:56 BST
(03:56 GMT)
Low Tide
11:18 BST
(10:18 GMT)
High Tide
17:18 BST
(16:18 GMT)
Low Tide
23:30 BST
(22:30 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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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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