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1 Pier Road | West Cliff The Spa, Whitby YO21 3PT, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely beach for dog walking! We walked the whole stretch along Whitby beach to Sandsend - gorgeous stretch of beach, not too busy but gorgeous scenery (especially on a sunny day like today!)

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RWandfamily
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent some time here looking for fossils and jet. I had a few lucky finds but it was lovely to walk on a mostly quiet beach. Be careful of tide times as I believe you can get cut off. Parking can be a bit of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank theflameburns
Reviewed 6 days ago

if you want to walk in the wind or shine it is the most beautiful place to be - it is clean and goes on for miles but be prepared to walk steep hills to get back

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank vin2308
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was a child we used to visit Whitby beach every year on our summer holidays so it was nice to return and see that very little has changed. There are donkeys to be ridden on, rock pools to explore and a huge beach...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank therichastill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely beach - look for fossils and jet. Toilets, chips and ice cream near by what more could you want. Donkeys! Clean.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Whitby - seeped in history - friendly - warm and welcoming - must see things include the park - the pier - the abbey and the whale bones - each offering spectacular views - Worth battling the elements on cold days - because the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 121Aimee121
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

My dog always enjoys a good run on the beach, and at this time of year not many people on there, so he’s off his lead and running like a nut case chasing balls, he really likes it

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank HenleyDog456
Reviewed March 1, 2019

As dogs are allowed on the beach at the moment we had a long walk up the beach with ours. It was very clean and litter free.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jackie R
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We had such fun walking along the beach with the wind whistling in our ears and the spray of the sea. Saw the colourful beach huts, and we climbed up the path inclines to the top of the cliffs. The beach is sandy though there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarah A
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Having been woken up early every morning by my dog who is celebrating being in holiday it seems I have been on the beach by 6.30am most mornings. A beautiful, quiet, sandy beach which is dig friendly (off peak season). If I time it right...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Cate C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from PeterA2331 | Reviewed this property |
it was when i was last there.
September 4, 2017|
Response from LizzyS123 | Reviewed this property |
There were designated parts of the beach for dogs Loads of people had dogs with them in Whitby