Robin Hoods Bay Beach, North Yorkshire
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.
7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain on Monday and Tuesday, with high temperatures peaking at 5°C on Monday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
1->416% 82% 11 mph
8:12 am 4:14 pmFoggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, Jan 19th
3->468% 88% 16 mph
8:11 am 4:16 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Jan 20th
3->531% 46% 4 mph
8:10 am 4:17 pmWindy starting in the evening and foggy overnight.Monday, Jan 21st
2->568% 88% 11 mph
8:09 am 4:19 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Jan 22nd
2->475% 75% 16 mph
8:07 am 4:21 pmFoggy until afternoon.Wednesday, Jan 23rd
2->447% 70% 15 mph
8:06 am 4:23 pmMostly cloudy overnight.Thursday, Jan 24th
3->556% 28% 19 mph
8:05 am 4:25 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Jan 25th
2->444% 86% 16 mph
8:03 am 4:27 pm
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.
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