"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tunstall Beach

Tunstall Beach is a long rural beach on the Yorkshire coast. It is one kilometre in length and is covered with sand and pebbles. Backing onto the beach is the Holderness Cliff and rural land on the cliff top where there is a caravan park and farmland.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Withernsea

Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire Council

OS Grid Reference: TA323311


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Tunstall Beach

  • Withernsea Lighthouse Museum (2m)
  • RAF Holmpton Bunker Tours (6m)
  • The Potters Cabin (8m)
  • Burton Constable Hall (9m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Kingstown Hotel (9m)
  • Fort Paull (10m)
  • Neptunes Kingdom (12m)
  • Wassand Hall, Gardens & Grounds (13m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
131 Queen Street
HU19 2DJ

Phone 01964 615683
Email withernsea.tic@eastriding.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 23 May


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 60%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 65%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 64%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 74%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
04:50 BST
(03:50 GMT)
Low Tide
11:10 BST
(10:10 GMT)
High Tide
17:01 BST
(16:01 GMT)
Low Tide
23:40 BST
(22:40 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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Tell us what you think about Tunstall Beach

This rural sandy beach is set amongst low craggy cliffs, and is a tranquil setting popular with couples and young families. There is a raised peat bed that was once a large mere (marsh), with a settlement known as Sand-le-Mere which can be seen at low tide.

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