West Cliff Beach, Whitby. Open Daily. Free Admission

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Roadside parking available, as well as public car park situated close to the beach. There is a lift for beach access, open from the end of April to the end of September, 10am - 5.30pm. Dogs are allowed on the beach from October-April. Lifeguard patrols from June-Sept. First aid centre located close to the beach lift, and accessible toilets located at different points on the beach. Beach is flat and sandy.  

Brief Description:

Situated in Whitby, North of Robin Hood's Bay. Whitby West Cliff Beach is a popular family holiday destination, with amusements for everyone including Museums, Golf, Donkey rides, arcades and much more.

Further Information


 West Cliff Beach, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN.


None available.


01723 383636.



Opening Hours:

Always open.


Situated 19.9 miles NW of Scarborough via A165 and A171, and 30.6 miles W of Middlesbrough via A66 and A171.

OS NZ 894114


Buses run in and around the area, with the closest stop located on North Terrace. Closest train station is Whitby. Easily accessible by car with parking on Cleveland Way, North Terrace and surrounding roads.

For more travel information go to http://www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.


There are many shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in and around the area including Quarter Deck, The Fisherman's Wife, Magpie Café, Quayside and Harry's Lounge Bar & Brasserie to name but a few. There are also many places to stay close to the beach and further into Whitby itself including, Old Westcliffe Hotel, Bay Royal, La Rosa and The Old Boatman's Shelter. Accessible toilets are located on the beach.

Travel Information

For further travel information please see: www.traveline.info

Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)