"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 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:40 BST
(04:40 GMT)
Low Tide
11:51 BST
(10:51 GMT)
High Tide
17:51 BST
(16:51 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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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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