Yorkshire, a beautiful county in the north east of England, but not always known to those outside of the area for its beaches. So we’ve put together some of the best beaches in Yorkshire for you!
Scarborough Beach – best beaches in Yorkshire
Scarborough Beach is located on the North Yorkshire coast. Scarborough Beach is a popular destination for families and surfers. With its wide, sandy beach and range of amenities including cafes, restaurants, and amusement arcades, it offers something for everyone.
Whitby Beach – Best Yorkshire Beaches
Whitby Beach is situated in the picturesque seaside town of Whitby, this beach is famous for its associations with Bram Stoker’s Dracula. It’s also known for its excellent fish and chips and traditional seaside charm.
Robin Hood’s Bay Beach
Robin Hood’s Bay Beach is a hidden gem is tucked away on the North Yorkshire coast and is perfect for a quiet day out. Its rugged cliffs and rock pools make it a great spot for rock pooling and exploring, while the village of Robin Hood’s Bay itself is full of history and charm.
With its long stretch of golden sand, Filey Beach is a great place to go for a walk, take a dip in the sea, or simply relax and enjoy the view. The beach is also home to a number of interesting rock formations, including Filey Brigg, which is a popular spot for fishing.
Bridlington Beach – Yorkshire Beaches
Bridlington Beach is a classic seaside destination, complete with a funfair, amusement arcades, and traditional fish and chip shops. The beach itself is long and sandy, making it a great spot for a stroll or a paddle in the sea.
This charming beach is located in the quaint seaside town of Saltburn-by-the-Sea and is known for its distinctive Victorian architecture, including its pier and funicular railway. The beach itself is a great spot for surfing and is home to a number of surf schools.
This long, sandy beach is popular with families and is a great spot for swimming and sunbathing. The nearby town of Hornsea has plenty of amenities, including cafes, restaurants, and ice cream parlours.
Sandsend Beach – Beaches near Whitby
This pretty little beach is located just north of Whitby and is known for its stunning views of the North Yorkshire coast. It’s a great spot for a romantic stroll or a picnic, and there are plenty of cafes and pubs nearby.
Cayton Bay Beach
Cayton Bay is a stunning beach is located just south of Scarborough and is a great spot for surfing and other water sports. It’s also home to a number of caves and rock pools, which are perfect for exploring.
Runswick Bay Beach
This picturesque beach is located in a quiet little village and is known for its rugged cliffs and stunning views. It’s a great spot for a peaceful day out and is perfect for swimming and rock pooling.
When you’re at one of the best Yorkshire beaches why not play our free beach games. It doesn’t have to be sunny!
Overall, Yorkshire is home to some of the most beautiful and diverse beaches in the UK, offering something for everyone, from traditional seaside fun to wild and rugged natural beauty.
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