A North facing bay that works in a very similar way to Whitby and Sandsend. Beware of the rocks which are exposed at half tide, they’re halfway down the coast from Runswick Bay.
Getting there: From Whitby turn off the A174 at Ellerby, follow the signs for Runswick
Parking: Parking at W end of beach
Ideal Wind: W – N – E
Accomodation: B&B’s, hotels
Amenities: Usual seaside town amenities
Water Quality: P
Suitable for: Intermediates and above