"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Scarborough - South Bay Beach

Scarborough South Beach is a well visited resort beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. It is 0.5 kilometres 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. To the north of the bathing water is Scarborough harbour. Behind the beach are many tourist establishments and the town of Scarborough.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Scarborough

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: TA046885

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Scarborough - South Bay Beach

  • Terror Tower (0m)
  • Olympia Bowl and Softplay (0m)
  • Rotunda Museum (0m)
  • Scarborough Castle (0m)
  • Scarborough Art Gallery (0m)
  • St Martin-On-The-Hill (1m)
  • Scarborough North Bay Railway (1m)
  • Peasholm Park (1m)
  • Kinderland 2002 Ltd (1m)
  • North Bay Miniature Railway (1m)
  • Sea Life Marine Sanctuary (2m)
  • Pirate Adventure Mini Golf (2m)
  • Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary (2m)
  • Scarborough Karting (3m)
  • Mini Monsterz Scarborough (3m)
  • Betton Farm Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Betton Farm Visitor Centre and Animal Farm (4m)
  • Stained Glass Centre (4m)
  • Playdale Farm Park (4m)
  • The Scarborough Fair Collection (4m)

Tourist Information

Scarborough (Harbourside)
Harbourside Tourist Information Centre
Sandside
Scarborough
Yorkshire
England
YO11 1PP

Email harboursidetic@scarborough.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:31 BST
(04:31 GMT)
Low Tide
12:02 BST
(11:02 GMT)
High Tide
17:56 BST
(16:56 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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One of Britain's most famous seaside towns. Scarborough has excellent choice of amenities and entertainments. South sands is a large sandy bay with good facilities, child friendly amenities and is popular with families. A handy cliff lift provides easy access.

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