"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 Monday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:09 BST
(02:09 GMT)
Low Tide
09:22 BST
(08:22 GMT)
High Tide
15:18 BST
(14:18 GMT)
Low Tide
21:45 BST
(20:45 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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