"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


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

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

Phone 01946 820 693
Email lowescourt@btinternet.com

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Forecast for Friday 21 June


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 75%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 73%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 69%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 68%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
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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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