"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandsend Beach

Sandsend Beach is a rural beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. It is approximately one kilometre in length with a gentle slope. At low tide, a large area of the beach is exposed, and the water’s edge can be some distance away. The beach is backed by small tourist establishments on the seafront and extensive woodlands in the catchment.

Beach type: Sand and Shingle

Nearest town: Whitby

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ865125

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandsend Beach

  • Mary Ann Hepworth (2m)
  • Pannett Park (2m)
  • Whitby Museum (2m)
  • Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe (2m)
  • Whitby Lifeboat Museum (RNLI) (2m)
  • Bark Endeavour (2m)
  • The Dracula Experience (2m)
  • Whitby Archives Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Whitby Whale Watching Centre (2m)
  • Museum of Victorian Whitby (2m)
  • Studio of John Freeman (2m)
  • Captain Cook Memorial Museum (2m)
  • Whitby Abbey (2m)
  • Mini Monsterz (3m)

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 Wednesday 28 June

06:00


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
NNE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
N
Pressure 998
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
N
Pressure 997
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:42 BST
(00:42 GMT)
High Tide
07:46 BST
(06:46 GMT)
Low Tide
14:16 BST
(13:16 GMT)
High Tide
20:24 BST
(19:24 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 small picturesque beach situated on Yorkshire's heritage coastline. It is a popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts and the cliffs provide shelter for the casual beach goer.

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