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As far as seaside cities go Whitby in North Yorkshire must be up there with the UK’s finest.

The beautiful North Yorkshire coastal resort has such dramatic surroundings that it impressed Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the hauntingly lovely Whitby Abbey and, after all, fish and chips that some say are world beating.

But Whitby’s reputation would possibly imply that persons are lacking out on its cool cousin Sandsend – which is simply an eight minute drive up the coast.

Originally two villages, Sandsend and East Row, Sandsend actually is an image good seaside enclave.

Tourism web site explains extra in regards to the cute seaside village.

It says: “Just up the delightful Yorkshire Coast from the busier town of Whitby, Sandsend still has the same amazing sandy beach, but is an altogether more peaceful spot, for those looking to get away from the crowds for a while.”

It reveals that the village – which is set between Runswick Bay and Whitby – was the birthplace of fishing magnate George Pyman and has a pub and restaurant.

The clean, sandy beach has small rivers running into the sea on either side and at low tide a large area of beach is exposed with plenty of rockpools for children to explore.

A large part of the western side of the village – The Valley – is one of the most expensive areas to buy property on the Yorkshire coast. Properties in The Valley had an overall average price of £805,000 over the last year.

Tourists are flocking to travel review site Tripadvisor to point people in the direction of the pretty seaside village.

Samantha M from London said: “Incredible place, absolutely loved it, gorgeous beach, beautiful scenery.

“Highly recommend the area, over Whitby.”

Trail781585 stated: “Beautiful and clean gorgeous beach great when the tide is out and dog friendly.

“Lovely views with easy access.”

And for individuals who are extra tempted by its extra well-known counterpart simply up the coast, TheBeachGuide says that visiting each is solely doable.

It stated: “There are fine views down the coast towards the romantic ruins of Whitby Abbey which is said to be the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

“It is possible to walk all the way along the beach to Whitby, and this may take up to one and a half hours, depending on how often you stop to admire the views or play in the waves.”