Surfing holidays

When conditions are right the Yorkshire Coast offers some awesome surf spots for novices and experts alike, many of which are rock free and crowd free, making it now one of the top UK surf destinations. The best time of year to visit for a surfing break is between October and March which is when you'll experience the best waves, however anytime of year is possible. Head to surf spots The Point, Bunkers and Pumphouse in Cayton Bay between Scarborough and Filey on the East Coast for some fantastic waves. The wide sweeping bay of Scarborough offers year round surfing options suitable for all levels and abilities. South Bay in Scarborough is ideal for learner waves and is popular with families and Scarborough's North Bay boasts a beautiful sandy family beach but is also the venue for the UK Surf Pro Tour event.

The long stretch of Blug Flag awarded sandy beach which runs from the picturesque village of Sandsend to the historic fishing town of Whitby also offers some great surf spots which are often less crowded than those mentioned above. Plus further up the coast you'll find exhilarating waves at Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

With its varied coastline boasting some of the UK's finest beaches the East Coast of Yorkshire is an ideal location for a surfing holiday. And don't worry if you're not an experienced surfer and don't have any gear, the Yorkshire Coast boasts numerous surf schools and equipment hire that you can use on your Yorkshire break.

Alternatively if you fancy something a little different, then why not try stand up paddle boarding? It's a great way to see more of Yorkshire's finest coastline. Although it is a relatively new sport there are now lots of places along the coast offering lessons.

Take a look below at our gorgeous coastal cottages near the best spots for surfing along the Yorkshire Coast. Get your wetsuits and boards ready, surfs up!



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Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

W461

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£1027 - £1725
per week
From £779 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Endeavour House is a beautifully presented town maintaining original features with luxury throughout. This property is centrally located within Whitby and would be an ideal location for a family holiday.
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Parking permit provided
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

W452

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£587 - £1213
per week
From £422 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Special offerTake a break at this stunning 5 star luxury property the Gatehouse for 2019 and receive a 10% discount
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles

Whitby, Whitby

W445

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£536 - £1051
per week
From £411 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • A modern and luxurious 5 star apartment located close to the shops, bars and restaurants of Whitby's town centre and just a short walk to the beach. Sleeping up to 4 people this is the ideal retreat for couples or a small family.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.4 miles

Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

W460

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£383 - £713
per week
From £296 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This beautifully presented cottage in an elevated position with stunning views over the harbour sleeps 4 guests. Only a short walk into town a perfect location to spend time with family and friends.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • On-street parking
  • Beach 0.25 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Staithes, Yorkshire Coast

WA054

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£544 - £618
per week
From £417 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A luxurious and spacious barn conversion with a hot tub and sea views, offering the perfect base for exploring the vast and beautiful Yorkshire Coast.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Hot tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 1.5 miles

Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

W457

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£397 - £803
per week
From £307 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This quirky 2 bedroomed apartment enjoying an elevated position located in a quiet yard on Sandgate is very stylishly furnished and in a perfect location close to numerous restaurants and bars a perfect location for that special occasion.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Parking permit provided
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

W463

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£383 - £713
per week
From £296 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Harbour Retreat is a modern two bedroomed apartment with views over the harbour and is only a short stroll into the centre of Whitby where you will find cafes, bars and restaurants many of which serve fish and chips which Whitby is famous for.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles

Sandsend, Yorkshire Coast

WA063

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£756 - £1586
per week
From £576 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Luxury stone built cottage with picturesque views over the valley sleeps 6 people, the property benefits from onsite parking for 1 car. Short walk to the beach
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.4 miles

Whitby, Whitby

W446

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£614 - £1012
per week
From £470 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A superbly appointed and well equipped apartment on the east side of the River Esk, close to Whitby’s iconic harbour with stunning views and within walking distance of the sea front. This stylish and contemporary property sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms and is ideal for those wishing to holiday in Whitby or venture further afield into the beautiful North York Moors.
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

W451

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£427 - £835
per week
From £329 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Jet Cottage is a stylishly decorated and furnished traditional Whitby Cottage close to the town centre
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • On-street parking
  • Beach 0.3 miles
  • Pub 0.02 miles

Explorers Rest Apartment

W464

Scarborough, Yorkshire Coast

S015

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£691 - £1124
per week
From £527 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This luxury four bedroom house in Scarborough offers modern facilities and quality decor and is set close to the beach and tourist attractions of the North Bay; perfect for a family or group.
  • 6 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.2 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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