Scarborough South Bay Beach (North Yorkshire)

Scarborough South Bay beach is a sandy, quiet beach ideal for families a castle situated on the cliff tops overlooking the beach

Scarborough is one of Yorkshire’s and the UK’s most traditional Victorian era coastal resort towns. The South Bay is the smaller of the two Scarborough beaches and often the one with more people.

Facilities include toilets, cafe/restaurants, beach huts, parking and Scarborough’s town facilities.

Scarborough South Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Scarborough South Bay has dog restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Scarborough, 22 beaches in North Yorkshire, or check our list of North Yorkshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

Water 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.

Our weather forecast for Scarborough in North Yorkshire

Today (Sunday, Jan 24)


Expect a temperature in the range -1.1℃ to -0.4℃ with a wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NW)

Monday, Jan 25


Expect a temperature in the range -1.1℃ to -0.4℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (WNW)

Tuesday, Jan 26


Expect a temperature in the range -0.5℃ to 0℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)

Wednesday, Jan 27


Expect a temperature in the range 1.9℃ to 3.4℃ with a wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NNW)

Thursday, Jan 28


Expect a temperature in the range 1.5℃ to 2.3℃ with a wind speed 2.9 m/sec (SSE)

Friday, Jan 29


Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 3.4℃ with a wind speed 3 m/sec (WSW)

Saturday, Jan 30


Expect a temperature in the range 2.1℃ to 2.9℃ with a wind speed 5.6 m/sec (NNE)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Scarborough South Bay Beach in North Yorkshire.

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1 Review on “Scarborough South Bay Beach (North Yorkshire)”

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  • South Bay is Scarborough’s main beach, lots of shops and cafes. Very busy in summer when parking can be a problem. Popular with learner surfers with a surf school nearby. The safest beach for young kids with lifeguards on duty spring/summer/autumn.

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