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Whitby Beach - Yorkshire

© Steve Fareham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Whitby has beaches on both sides of the River Esk. On the east side is the smaller Tate Hill, a sheltered sandy beach that allows dogs all year round. On the other side of West Pier is West Cliff, a larger sandy beach with colourful beach huts, deckchair and windbreak hire, a children's paddling pool and donkey rides.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are not allowed on the south end of the beach.

Yorkshire dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Beach hut hire
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Whitby

Postcode

YO21 3EN

OS grid ref.

NZ 8941 1158

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award