Beaches in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Beaches

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a day trip with the kids. Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful Yorkshire beaches.

Find your favourite Yorkshire Beaches

Discover the stunning Yorskhire coastline. Home to famous seaside town of Scarborough, Brooding Whitby Abbey and the Dinosaur Coast in Runswick Bay. There is lots to see and do along the Yorkshire Coast. From the bright lights and busy seaside resort of Scarbourough and Whitby to charming Robin hoods Bay and Port Mulgrave. Most of this coast is backed by the Cleveland Way coastal path. The path runs from Filey beach and turns inland at Saltburn.

Yorkshire Beaches A-Z

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in Yorkshire in alphabetical order.

Dinosaur Coast

The Yorkshire coastline is known as the “Dinosaur Coast” due to its rich Jurassic and Cretaceous geology, which has yielded numerous fossils over the years. Visitors can find fossils on beaches at Whitby, Staithes, and Runswick Bay.

Unique Culture and Heritage

The Yorkshire coast is steeped in culture and history, from the legendary tales of Dracula in Whitby to the charming cobbled streets and fishing harbors. The region is also famous for its fish and chips, which are considered some of the best in the UK

Common Questions

Most of the Yorkshire coast is backed by the Cleveland Way Coastal Path, which runs from Filey beach to Saltburn beach.

Scarbourough Castle is well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Enjoy the beautiful Yorkshire coast.

What’s On

Coastal events in Yorkshire for your diary

Annual events taking place for 2024.

  • Food Festivals
  • Sailing
  • Sporting Events

Explore other areas near Yorkshire

Explore the miles of coastline with popular seaside destinations, coastal walks and water sports. Find more beaches in the northeast coast of England, covering the counties of Durham, Northumberland, East Riding of Yorkshire and Tyne and Wear. Stop off at a beach for the day or walk or cycle the coastal trails.

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