"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St. Bees Beach

The beach is steeply sloping and pebbly leading to a large area of flat sand closer to the sea. There are steep cliffs to the north of the beach leading up to St Bees Head.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Bees

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: NX959116

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St. Bees Beach

  • Lowes Court Gallery and Egremont Tourist Information (3m)
  • Haig Colliery Mining Museum (3m)
  • Jungle Jacks (4m)
  • The Rum Story (4m)
  • The Beacon (4m)
  • Sellafield Visitors Centre (6m)
  • Gosforth Pottery (8m)
  • Ravenglass Railway Museum (12m)
  • Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (12m)
  • English Heritage Ravenglass Roman Bath House (12m)

Tourist Information

Egremont
Tourist Information Centre
Lowes Court Gallery
12 Main Street
Cumbria
England
CA22 2DW

Phone 01946 820 693
Email lowescourt@btinternet.com
http://www.lowescourtgallery.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 July

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:41 BST
(04:41 GMT)
Low Tide
12:26 BST
(11:26 GMT)
High Tide
18:15 BST
(17:15 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about St. Bees Beach

A mile-long sandy beach with tidal rock pools and rock formations at the foot of St Bees Head. There is a wide promenade and garden and a RSPB reserve nearby.

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