Located at the foot of Lythe Bank Sandsend is a picturesque
village with cottages set against a backdrop of cliffs and two
meandering streams, which lead to the sandy beach.
When you enter Sandsend you cannot fail to be impressed by the
magnificent sweep of the bay leading to the majestic ruins of
Whitby Abbey in the distance.
Sandsend is a delightful village with pubs and cafés dotted
along the sea front. Walking along the beach, which stretches 3
miles to Whitby, you will often see surfers on their boards, making
the most of the waves.
We also have more information about
Sandsend and Fossil Hunting walks as well as
Whitby Attractions, Whitby
Restaurants and Whitby
Information & Churches nearby.
The beach is always a favourite with children of all ages. It
has regularly been awarded the ENCAMS Seaside Award and if
appropriate will be flying the distinctive blue and yellow flag. At
low tide, a walk under the cliffs at the North of the village
provides the possibility to explore the hidden world of rock pools
where you may discover small fish, crabs, shell fish and
If you look carefully you may discover a Fossil or two. Let it
bring out the child in you!
There is a regular bus service through this village, Arriva bus
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