This Idyllic Beach Is One Of Yorkshire’s Best Kept Secrets

This Idyllic Beach Is One Of Yorkshire’s Best Kept Secrets

This beach is one of Yorkshire’s most beautiful secrets found just 9 miles north of Whitby in the beautiful Runswick Bay. Popular all year round due to its position on the Cleveland Way, wether you’re after a wind-swept cliff walk or a family day on the beach – it’s the perfect option.

Known as one of Yorkshire’s most beautiful locations. Families can frolick on the beach, discover creatures whilst rock pooling, go fossil hunting or take a dip in the sea.

Runswick Bay Beach
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Crowned Britain’s best beach in The Times and Sunday Times Travel’s top 50 list of the country’s best beaches Runswick Bay is one to add to the bucket list (pardon the beach pun).

The former fishing village’s red-roofed houses nestled in the cove give Runswick Bay an idyllic, picture postcard look that has people coming back each year.

The sandy beach, which originally served as a mooring point for brilliantly coloured fishing boats, is now a family favourite for rock pooling, fossil digging, and coastal hikes with stunning views of the sea.

Tourists and locals alike adore it, and it’s the ideal Yorkshire coast holiday location for families and couples wishing to unwind.

The Cleveland Way is a long-distance route that takes you north to Staithes and south to Sandsend and Whitby, passing through Runswick Bay with cliff walks and spectacular sea vistas.

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