"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 Sunday 17 December


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:41 GMT
High Tide
10:23 GMT
Low Tide
16:57 GMT
High Tide
22:40 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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