Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Runswick Bay

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Runswick Bay. This city is welcoming and scenic, recognized for its restaurants, local tours and bars. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Runswick Bay a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Runswick Bay

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Runswick Bay?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,118 vacation rentals near Runswick Bay. From 504 Cabins to 504 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Runswick Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Runswick Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Runswick Bay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Whitby Harbour: 1,939 vacation rentals
  • Saltburn Cliff Lift: 1,349 vacation rentals
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach: 2,032 vacation rentals
  • Whitby Lighthouse: 1,904 vacation rentals
  • Saltburn Pier: 1,355 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Runswick Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 504 Cabins in Runswick Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Runswick Bay include:

  • Cottages: 504 rentals available
  • Houses: 479 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 117 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Runswick Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Runswick Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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