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Skinningrove (Cattersty Sands) Beach

Brotton, Redcar and Cleveland

Cattersty Sands form a long beach with rocks at either end and a long pier in the middle. Part of a beautiful stretch of the Cleveland way.

Beach Type



There are numerous cafes
Public houses and a local post office


Coastal walks or visit the local museum

Nature and Wildlife

On the Cleveland way. the strandline is not removed on this beach which increases beach wildlife. Oystercatchers can be spotted amongst other birdlife.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Middlesbrough TIC. The Town Hall. PO Box 69 Middlesbrough TS1 1EL [email protected] 01642 729700


Nearest town: Brotton
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5746, -0.901542
Postcode: TS13 4BJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Skelton and Brotton, Redcar & Cleveland at Explore Britain.


Take the A174 east from Middlesborough.

Nearest Railway Stations

Saltburn (Approx. 3 miles away)
Marske (Approx. 5 miles away)
Longbeck (Approx. 5 miles away)
Redcar East (Approx. 6 miles away)
Commondale (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

North Road, Loftus (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Cat Nab, Saltburn-By-The-Sea (Long stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Pier/Promenade, Saltburn-By-The-Sea (Long stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Bank Top Staithes, Staithes (Long stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Lockwood Beck Reservoir, Lingdale (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Birk Brow, Lockwood (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Windy Hill Lane, Marske-by-the-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Marske Station, Marske-by-the-sea (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
The Stray, Marske-by-the-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away
Scaling Dam - Visitors Centre, Saltburn-by-the-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brotton