The Beach Guide

Withernsea Beach

Withernsea Beach - Yorkshire

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The main beach at Withernsea is part of a strip of sand and shingle that runs for miles in both directions. An attractively redeveloped promenade features numerous cafes, fish and chip shops and pubs.

Sailing and windsurfing are both popular activities and there is a life boat rescue service stationed at Withernsea. In addition the beach is patrolled by lifeguards during the summer months.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are not allowed on the beach between 1st May and 30th September

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    HU19 2DW

    OS grid ref.

    TA 3439 2797

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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    Withernsea Beach Reviews

    Oct 11th 2019

    Fab and clean! Ideal for water sports

    Jul 04th 2019

    Wonderful place to take back seat on life. Glorious sea scapes, sunsets and fresh air.

    Joy Evans
    Jun 06th 2019

    beaches clean throughout the entire year, friendly and welcoming town and community

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