Robin Hoods Bay beach is a large beach in a small fishing hamlet situated on the Yorkshire Heritage Coast just south of Whitby, the bay is located on a steep hill and marks one end of the coast to coast walk.
This beach is a great family location with the beach being shingle with many rock pools and is also large enough to cope with the summer crowds.
The Coastal walk between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay is one of the best parts of the Cleveland Way National Trail and you can imagine why in the 18th Century the bay was reported to be one of the busiest smuggling communities on the Yorkshire coast.
Facilities include toilets, pubs, car park (although at the top of a steep hill), restaurants, shops, slipway and the Old Coastguard Station is one of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Centres, exhibition and tourist information all at one location.
Robin Hoods Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Robin Hoods Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
- 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 Whitby in North Yorkshire
Today (Saturday, Feb 27)
Expect a temperature in the range 4.6℃ to 5.8℃ with a wind speed 0.6 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 28
Expect a temperature in the range 3.6℃ to 5.9℃ with a wind speed 2.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Mar 01
Expect a temperature in the range 1℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Mar 02
Expect a temperature in the range 1.4℃ to 2.5℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Mar 03
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 2 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Mar 04
Expect a temperature in the range 3.4℃ to 4.8℃ with a wind speed 6.3 m/sec (N)
Friday, Mar 05
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 3.8℃ with a wind speed 6.9 m/sec (NNE)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Robin Hoods Bay Beach in North Yorkshire.
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