Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Runswick Bay

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Runswick Bay. This city is welcoming and scenic, recognised for its restaurants, local tours and bars. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Runswick Bay

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Runswick Bay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Whitby Pavilion (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Saltburn Cliff Lift (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Kirkleatham Owl Centre (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Wilton Golf Club (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Runswick Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Runswick Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Pannett Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Yorkshire Moors (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Guisborough Forest (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Runswick Bay

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 27.4 mi (44 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Runswick Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,093 holiday lettings around Runswick Bay. From 707 cabins to 707 cottages, 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 Runswick Bay? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Runswick Bay. 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: 1,962 holiday lettings
  • Whitby Abbey: 1,870 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Runswick Bay 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 Cabins in Runswick Bay?

Yes, of course. offers 707 Cabins in Runswick Bay. Our other popular types of Runswick Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 707 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 130 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 236 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Runswick Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Runswick Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.