"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bispham Beach

Bispham bathing water is mainly sandy with some patches of rocks and pebbles. It slopes slightly to the sea at low water. The beach is completely submerged at high water up to the sea defence walls. The remains of a ship wreck can be seen at the bathing water at low tide.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Blackpool

Local authority: Blackpool Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SD307396

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Things to see and do near Bispham Beach

  • The Grundy Art Gallery (2m)
  • Laser Quest Blackpool (2m)
  • MFA Bowl Blackpool (2m)
  • Jubilee Ice Arena (2m)
  • The Blackpool Tower (2m)
  • Jungle Jims (2m)
  • Fylde Society of Model Engineers (3m)
  • Blackpool Sea Life Centre (3m)
  • Madame Tussauds Blackpool (3m)
  • Blackpool Model Village (3m)
  • Stanley Park (3m)
  • Wyreside Ecology Centre (3m)
  • Four Seasons Fisheries (3m)
  • Meet the Trickster at the Blackpool Tower Dungeon (3m)
  • Blackpool Zoo (3m)
  • Aardvark Adventure Playbarn (3m)
  • Blackpool Model Village and Gardens (3m)
  • Dinosaur World Blackpool (3m)
  • Madhatters Play Cafe and Party (3m)
  • Thingamajigz (3m)
  • Farmer Parr's Animal World and Fylde Country Life Museum (3m)
  • Adrenalin Zone (4m)
  • Karting 2000 Raceway (4m)
  • Sandcastle Tropical Waterworld (4m)
  • Blackpool Ice Arena (4m)
  • Planet Kaos (4m)
  • Blackpool Laser Tag (4m)
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (4m)
  • Ramp City (5m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Air Balloon (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
1 Clifton Street

Phone 01253 478222
Email tic@blackpool.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 17 August


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 60%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:48 BST
(02:48 GMT)
Low Tide
10:39 BST
(09:39 GMT)
High Tide
16:15 BST
(15:15 GMT)
Low Tide
22:48 BST
(21:48 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 Bispham Beach

A long beach with a split-level promenade and sand at low tide. Although very close to Blackpool, Bispham tends to consider itself as a seperate town and is much quieter than its lively neighbour.

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