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Withernsea Beach

Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Withernsea is an old seaside resort with a newly rebuilt promenade, a famous lightohouse with museum and pier Towers marking the spot of the 19th century pier. The beach is part of a strip of sand and shingle that stretches for miles in either direction.

Beach Type



There are plenty of cafes
Fish and chips and local pubs
Public toilets
A slipway and a first aid centre
There is disabled access to the beach


Sailing and windsurfing are all possible

Nature and Wildlife

There are some footpaths in the area and a promenade for a stroll.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly and litter bins are available and dogs are restricted to certain areas of the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Email: [email protected] Withernsea Tourist information Centre 131 Queen Street Withernsea HU19 2QB Tel/Fax: 01964 615683


Nearest town: Withernsea
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7317, 0.0376055
Postcode: HU19 2DW
(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.


From any direction. head to Kingston-Upon-Hull and take the A1033 to Withernsea.

Public Transport

Local bus services from Kingston-Upon-Hull

Nearest Railway Stations

Stallingborough (Approx. 13 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Car parks and street paarking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Market, Withernsea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Lee Avenue, Withernsea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Market Overflow, Withernsea (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Hull Road, Withernsea (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Main Road, Holmpton (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Welwick Road, Patrington (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Withernsea