Saltburn Beach

The beach at Saltburn runs from one end of Redcar all the way to the Ship Inn at Saltburn – in which it is a beautiful sandy shingle beach.

On the beach at Saltburn it contains a photogenic and historic pier which is connected from the town-centre by the cliff lift.

If you are looking to enjoy what the beach has to offer and are interested in knowing when the tide is in or out, then you can view more on our dedicated tide times page.

Saltburn beach is well known for it’s waterspots – in particular surfing. Which it proudly runs the Saltburn Surf School, helping you catch and learn how to ride the best waves.

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In addition to this on New Years Day each year, people come down to the beach to have a dip whilst raising money and awareness for various charities, such as SARA Animal Rescue.

Over the last 4 years Saltburn beach has won the blue flag award, which has international recognition – however in 2023, it lost’s blue flag status going from excellent to good.

However, for those that are wishing to swim or surf at Saltburn beach, it is highly recommended you do so when lifeguards are nearby – helping to make sure that you keep safe.

Saltburn beach has facilities that include lifeguards.

One thing to consider about the sea at Saltburn is the fact it never really gets warm, with average temperates:

  • Winter 45°F
  • Spring 46°F
  • Summer 57°F
  • Autumn 53°F

Just a note for dog owners looking to take their four-legged friend to Saltburn:

From 1st May to 30th September, dog-free zones are in operation in Saltburn starting from Hazel Grover to Saltburn Pier.

The restricted zones are marked with signs.

Those who like to search for fossils whilst walking on the beach can do so, however it is highly recommended that you don’t climb the cliffs to search further – as that should be left to the professionals.

Saltburn Beach Photographs

You will see many photographers lining the beach during the week taking photos from the beach and heading towards Saltburn Pier with the sunset as the backdrop.

Where To Find Saltburn Beach

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