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Place Category: Beaches
Runswick Sands is a sheltered sandy beach with rock pools either side of the bay at Runswick, although you have no beach at high tide.
The beach is in front of a charming village built into the steep hillside which includes a sailing club as well as a number of pleasure and fishing boats. Ideal for families and walkers.
The bay also has the Runswick Bay Rescue Boat (RBRB).
Pay and display car park, toilets, cafe, shop, pub and slip way. Note that it is a steep road down from the car park to the beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Runswick Sands Beach.
Runswick Sands Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures bottoming out at 15°C on Thursday.Partly cloudy in the morning.Today's Forecast
6->163% 22% 5 mph
6:44 am 7:11 pmDrizzle overnight.Wednesday, Sep 20th
8->1744% 59% 11 mph
6:46 am 7:09 pmRain throughout the day.Thursday, Sep 21st
11->1566% 99% 10 mph
6:48 am 7:06 pmPartly cloudy overnight.Friday, Sep 22nd
7->179% 8% 10 mph
6:49 am 7:04 pmMostly cloudy starting in the evening.Saturday, Sep 23rd
11->186% 38% 16 mph
6:51 am 7:01 pmLight rain in the morning.Sunday, Sep 24th
12->1725% 91% 9 mph
6:53 am 6:59 pmLight rain in the morning.Monday, Sep 25th
13->1639% 100% 12 mph
6:55 am 6:56 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Sep 26th
13->1628% 67% 7 mph
6:57 am 6:53 pm
Runswick Sands Beach Tide Times
Runswick Sands Beach Bathing Water QualityWater samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area