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Tunstall Beach

Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

This rural sandy beach is set amongst low craggy cliffs, and is a tranquil setting popular with couples and young families. There is a raised peat bed that was once a large mere (marsh), with a settlement known as Sand-le-Mere which can be seen at low tide.

Beach Type



A acmpsite
A pub and a slipway

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the miles of beach

Water Quality





Dog exercise area.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Withernsea TIC. 131 Queen Street. East Yorkshire. 01964 615683


Nearest town: Withernsea
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7601, 0.00560002
Postcode: HU12 0JQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire at Explore Britain.


Head for Withernsea on the A1033 from Hull or the B1242 from Hornsea. From here take the B1242 north to Tunstall.


Parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Hull Road, Withernsea (Long stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Market, Withernsea (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Market Overflow, Withernsea (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Lee Avenue, Withernsea (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Main Road, Holmpton (Unknown stay).
About 5.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Withernsea