North Yorkshire
Whitby Beach
Whitby Beach, located near the historic town of Whitby, is renowned for its beautiful stretch of sandy coastline, offering stunning views of the North Sea and Whitby Abbey. The beach is divided into two main sections: West Cliff Beach and Tate Hill Beach. West Cliff is expansive and popular for its amenities and leisure activities, while Tate Hill is smaller and more sheltered. Whitby is famous for its connections to Bram Stoker's Dracula and its rich maritime heritage, enhancing the cultural experience of a beach visit. The beach is ideal for families, sunbathers, and those interested in fossil hunting along the Jurassic coast.

Location

Whitby,
YO21 3EN,
North East England

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Our Day at Whitby Beach

Hunting for Sea Glass

While I have not personally visited this particular beach, the information provided on this site is a compilation of contributions and experiences from a community of individuals who have. Their insights offer a broad view of what to expect and how to maximize your sea glass hunting adventure there. If you have had the opportunity to explore this location and gather sea glass, your input would be highly valued. By sharing your experience, tips, or any unique finds in the comment section below, you can help enrich this resource for future visitors and fellow enthusiasts. Your knowledge and perspective are what make this community informative and engaging, so please don’t hesitate to contribute.

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Parking

There are multiple car parks near West Cliff Beach and in Whitby town center, offering convenient access to the beach areas. Parking can be competitive during busy times, so consider using park and ride services available on the outskirts of Whitby during the summer.

Directions

From York, take the A64, then the A169 towards Whitby. Follow signs to the town center or beaches. Parking is available at several locations near West Cliff Beach and around the town center. Tate Hill Beach can be accessed more directly from the east side of the town. During peak seasons, it's recommended to arrive early to find parking, especially near West Cliff Beach.

Toilets

Public toilets are available near both West Cliff Beach and Tate Hill Beach.

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