"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitby Beach

Whitby is a sandy and rocky beach backed by cliffs, usually favoured by the younger generation. Whitby was the home of Captain James Cook and has welcomed visitors to its sandy shores for hundreds of years.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Whitby

Local authority: North Yorkshire County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ894115

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Whitby Beach

  • Whitby Lifeboat Museum (RNLI) (0m)
  • Bark Endeavour (0m)
  • The Dracula Experience (0m)
  • Studio of John Freeman (0m)
  • Museum of Victorian Whitby (0m)
  • Whitby Whale Watching Centre (0m)
  • Whitby Abbey (0m)
  • Captain Cook Memorial Museum (0m)
  • Doodlepots Ceramic Cafe (0m)
  • Whitby Archives Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Pannett Park (0m)
  • Whitby Museum (0m)
  • Mary Ann Hepworth (1m)
  • Mini Monsterz (2m)

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

Forecast for Tuesday 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1025
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A sandy and rocky beach backed by cliffs. Whitby was the home of Captain James Cook and has welcomed visitors to its sandy shore for hundreds of years. It is usually favoured by the younger generation.

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