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Sandsend Beach near Whitby


Just around the corner from Whitby, you’ll find the gorgeous little village of Sandsend. It’s so close in fact that from the beach you will be able to see Whitby Pier and Whitby Abbey! If you are looking for somewhere a little quieter Sandsend offers that tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A great place for those who love walking and cycling as well as those looking for calm and relaxation.

You’ll find Sandsend is another village of which the Cleveland Way passes through, a great trail to walk if you fancy a trip to the neighbouring town of Whitby or Runswick Bay village. Like many other of the Yorkshire Coast beaches, Sandsend is also a great spot for rock pooling, so grab your net and bucket and see what you can find!

If you’re looking for something to eat and drink, Sandsend is particularly known as a hub for fine food, it’s a great place to visit if you’re a bit of a food connoisseur! We recommend booking before you visit as it’s a popular place to dine for both visitors and locals.

You can take a stroll to the Raithwaite Hotel one of the regions premier hotels featuring a spa and bar and restaurant and stunning walks on the estate and a lake.


Whitby is certainly a town that offers something a little different to your ‘typical’ coastal resort and will no doubt surprise you when you visit.

Famous for its connections to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Whitby has always embraced its association with Gothic culture which is reflected in the town’s quirky streets, shops and Abbey ruins, and of course the annual celebration of the culture - The Whitby Goth Weekend.

When you visit you can explore ornate cobbled paths, locally-owned shops and quirky cafes that give Whitby it's intriguing yet welcoming atmosphere, making it a great place to visit.

Being by the sea you’ll also get to enjoy classic seaside fun and food with locally caught crab & lobster as well as sandcastle building and walks along the pier!

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