Robin Hoods Bay Beach


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. Robin Hoods Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 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.

Robin Hoods Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Whitby, North Yorkshire

Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Dec 01
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Dec 02
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 11.8 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Dec 03
Expect a temp in the range 0.9℃ to 2.1℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Dec 04
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 05
Expect a temp in the range 3.5℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Dec 06
Expect a temp in the range 0.7℃ to 4.1℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (S)

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


Robin Hoods Bay Beach tide times.

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