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Robin Hoods Bay Beach

| Kings Beck, North York Moors National Park, Robin Hood's Bay, England
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Not the sandiest

Also not very accessible unless you are fairly fit as plenty of steps to negotiate as well as a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JRMaddog
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Darlington, United Kingdom
A beach with something for everyone, even dogs!

Every year we walk this beach from Robin Hood's Bay to Ravenscar to see the seal colony. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynn M
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Patrington, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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“rock pools” (95 reviews)
“ice cream van” (17 reviews)
“steep walk” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Kings Beck, North York Moors National Park, Robin Hood's Bay, England
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"be aware"
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"boggle hole"
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"fossil hunting"
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"low tide"
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"stunning views"
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"fish and chips"
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"fishing village"
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"dog walkers"
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"lovely walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

Also not very accessible unless you are fairly fit as plenty of steps to negotiate as well as a steep bank from the car park(s).

Thank JRMaddog
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Every year we walk this beach from Robin Hood's Bay to Ravenscar to see the seal colony. It is wonderful, but challenging. You need decent supportive shoes or boots, take care of tides too, but if you time it right the rewards are amazing, the...More

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Whitby but our waitress at the Magpie told us that we definitely should visit Robin Hoods Bay. We decided that we would visit on our way home on our last day. Wow, I cannot put into words just how amazing Robins...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely visit to Robin Hood's Bay on Friday. Nice clean sand, dog friendly and lots of interesting rock pools to explore. Ice cream van on beach an unexpected bonus. Beyond beach some independent shops, pubs and eating places to enjoy. Our first visit...More

Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is ideal when the tide is out.My son grew up rock pooling here year after year.Ice cream van on beach at certain times.

Thank Nicky J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve just seen some of the reviews on here. Firstly, park away from the centre otherwise you will pay to park. This place is honestly lovely to visit. The views are from the top then the steep incline past a few nice shops takes you...More

Thank Claire P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was lovely and the sea wasn’t too far out so not a long trek to the sea with our little ones wanting buckets of water, only thing is there’s lots of sandflies, I got bit on my foot which really hurt! But other...More

1  Thank Olivia M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In view of what they charge for parking at the main visitors parking at the top of the village, the toilet facilities are totally inadequate. I think it’s actually a health hazard. The floor is running with water and the wash basins were filthy around...More

Thank Susiethebaker
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Know RHB. Am a Yorkshire person. Yuck. The beach is smelly. A lot of poo. Let’s hope it is from dogs. They are everywhere. On extendable lead things. The beach is malodorous. It was so lovely as a child and adult. Now I would say...More

Thank shakirayork
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped on route to hotel further up the coast, ample parking at the top , no public vehicular access in the village. few shops, cafes and pubs. couple of museums. lovely place however the walk back up the hill to get back to the car...More

Thank Nicci H
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Loulou G
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
the sign says closed for refurbishment but council has published they are closed and want local shops to fund them.
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AtkinsMJS
1 April 2017|
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Response from Diane T | Reviewed this property |
Most of each pubs are dog friendly and most of the cafes you can sit outside. We only tend to take our dog to the pub!
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louise C
16 July 2016|
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Response from Dogsbody67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed, there are no restrictions on dogs any time of the year.
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