Sandsend Beach (North Yorkshire)

Sandsend beach is a sand and shingle beach situated on Yorkshire’s heritage coastline. The beach is at the North end of a stretch of beach that runs into Whitby sands.

A popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts and an ideal location for the family.

You have car parking on the road behind the beach, cafe and toilets.

Sandsend Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Sandsend Beach has dog restrictions. Sandsend beach does not allow dogs during the summer.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Whitby, 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 Whitby in North Yorkshire

Today (Wednesday, Mar 03)

Expect a temperature in the range 2.3℃ to 3.2℃ with a wind speed 1.1 m/sec (NE)

Thursday, Mar 04

Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 4℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NNE)

Friday, Mar 05

Expect a temperature in the range 2.7℃ to 3.5℃ with a wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNE)

Saturday, Mar 06

Expect a temperature in the range -0.7℃ to 0.4℃ with a wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSW)

Sunday, Mar 07

Expect a temperature in the range -0.7℃ to -0℃ with a wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SW)

Monday, Mar 08

Expect a temperature in the range -0.4℃ to 1.4℃ with a wind speed 1.7 m/sec (SE)

Tuesday, Mar 09

Expect a temperature in the range 2.2℃ to 3.6℃ with a wind speed 7.4 m/sec (S)

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


Our tide forecast for Sandsend Beach in North Yorkshire.

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