Find Nearest Beaches in North Yorkshire

Planning a trip to the North Yorkshire coast and looking for where the nearest North Yorkshire beach is, our UK beach lists and beach search will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each North Yorkshire beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach, its facilities and the surrounding area.

When on a beach page use our tools to expand your search to nearby seaside villages, towns and the surrounding North Yorkshire coast for things to see and do or places to eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach, you can browse our UK Blue Flag lists or our UK Seaside Award lists.

Have a dog? Finding a dog-friendly beach can be hard work and our dog-friendly beach lists will help direct you to the best locations allowing dogs.

Finding the best beach in North Yorkshire is easy – explore the beach links below, to find the closest beach just hit the “Find Near Me” button or use the search bar to plan where your next North Yorkshire beach visit should be.

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Find North Yorkshire Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the North Yorkshire coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This North Yorkshire list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near North Yorkshire

Our North Yorkshire dog friendly beach list currently has 5 North Yorkshire beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 8 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

North Yorkshire dog friendly beaches North Yorkshire Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 5 North Yorkshire beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Cayton Bay Beach, Scarborough
  2. Cattersty Sands Beach, Saltburn-by-the-Sea
  3. Runswick Sands Beach, Whitby
  4. Robin Hoods Bay Beach, Whitby
  5. Reighton Sands Beach, Filey

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

North Yorkshire beaches with dog restrictions North Yorkshire Beaches that have dog restrictions

This list shows 8 North Yorkshire beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Redcar Sands Beach, Redcar
  2. Filey Sands Beach, Scarborough
  3. Scarborough South Bay Beach, Scarborough
  4. Whitby Sands Beach, Whitby
  5. Granville Beach, Redcar
  6. Marske Sands Beach, Redcar
  7. Sandsend Beach, Whitby
  8. Saltburn Beach, Saltburn-by-the-Sea

North Yorkshire Beaches that do not allow dogs North Yorkshire Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no North Yorkshire beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

North Yorkshire Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 9 North Yorkshire beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Upgang Beach, Whitby
  2. Hayburn Wyke Beach, Scarborough
  3. Cloughton Wyke Beach, Scarborough
  4. Scarborough North Bay Beach, Scarborough
  5. Coatham Sands Beach, Redcar
  6. Stray Beach, Redcar
  7. Staithes Beach, Staithes
  8. Bran Sands Beach, Redcar
  9. Ravenscar Beach, Scarborough

  10. If a North Yorkshire beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

    Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.