Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a small seaside resort town with numerous Victorian-era buildings and maritime attractions, plus an excellent surfing beach that attracts visitors from all over the United Kingdom. This small town is also popular for its annual events like the Folk Festival, Victorian Week and the Saltburn Custom Classic Car Show. The “Salty” residents also like to put on theatre productions and beach parties for their guests, so you are practically guaranteed a good time in laid-back, friendly Saltburn-by-the-Sea no matter when you visit. ... Read more »
- Teddy's Nook (historic home)
- The Zetland Historic Building
- Saltburn-by-the-Sea Smuggler's Museum
- Celebrate Yorkshire Day at the North Riding Duck Race (August 1)
- Take a scenic walk through the Valley Gardens of Saltburn-by-the-Sea
- Shiver your timbers at the Saltburn Swashbuckler event on the beach
Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a resort area because of its location and abundance of sunshine, which averages 1,650 hours a year. Summer highs reach 32-34°C from June to August, and winter lows dip to around 1°C. Total annual rainfall is about 59 cm, and the months of September through December are the wettest.
Getting There & Around
Saltburn-by-the-Sea has a rail station that serves Darlington and Middlesbrough, and the nearest international airport is Leeds-Bradford, which is 92 km away. The area is well-served by various motorways, so driving or taking a bus are both viable options as well.
The local transportation is the unique water-powered funicular railway called the Saltburn Tramway.« Hide