"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 and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 20 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1022
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:21 BST
(02:21 GMT)
Low Tide
09:48 BST
(08:48 GMT)
High Tide
15:52 BST
(14:52 GMT)
Low Tide
22:10 BST
(21:10 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 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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