Destination guide

Try a Sandsend bed & breakfast for a storybook holiday

Sandsend offers a quiet retreat with dog-friendly cottages in Whitby. There are numerous outdoor areas to explore with your dog, such as Sandsend Beach, Saltwick Bay and Mulgrave Castle, as well as the grounds of the Church of St Oswald. You can find many other ancient ruin sites with beautiful, untamed wilderness that's perfect for exercise and play with your dog. Many of the restaurants and pubs in the area also allow dogs outdoors, so you can enjoy a nice meal with your dog after a long day of hiking and exploring. With a dog-friendly cottage, you'll have access to all the fun of Sandsend with your pet.


Activities and attractions in and around Sandsend

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sandsend a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Whitby Pavilion (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Saltburn Cliff Lift (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sandsend

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sandsend

Travellers love Sandsend for its beautiful gardens and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sandsend is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pannett Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Yorkshire Moors (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • North Riding Forest Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sandsend

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 30.7 mi (49.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sandsend?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,096 holiday lettings around Sandsend. From 701 cottages to 255 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandsend? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandsend. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whitby Beach: 1,865 holiday lettings
  • Falling Foss Waterfall: 1,988 holiday lettings
  • Whitby Harbour: 1,881 holiday lettings
  • Glaisdale Station: 1,956 holiday lettings
  • Whitby Abbey: 1,870 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandsend listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Sandsend?

Yes, of course. offers 701 Cottages in Sandsend. Our other popular types of Sandsend holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 255 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 701 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 112 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandsend?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Sandsend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.