Cayton Bay Small sandy bay backed by cliffs. Filey beach Filey Beach has a glorious 5 mile wide stretch of golden sand. Reighton Sands Miles of sandy beach and years of history. Robin Hood's Bay beach One of the most popular, charming and picturesque fishing villages in the country. Runswick Bay beach This long sandy beach is a lovely place to spend a few quiet hours. Sandsend Beach A picturesque village with a sandy beach. Scarborough North Bay North Bay is the wilder of Scarborough's two beaches, with a rugged feel and plenty of opportunities for surfing. Scarborough South Bay South Bay has a large sandy bay with excellent facilities, child friendly amenities and is very popular with families. Staithes The beach is a nice place to spend a few quiet hours. Whitby beach Whitby has beaches on both sides of the River Esk.