"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Braystones Beach

A strip of sand and shingle that is totally submerged at high tide.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Egremont

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: NY005054


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Braystones Beach

  • Sellafield Visitors Centre (2m)
  • Lowes Court Gallery and Egremont Tourist Information (3m)
  • Gosforth Pottery (4m)
  • Ravenglass Railway Museum (7m)
  • Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (7m)
  • English Heritage Ravenglass Roman Bath House (7m)
  • Haig Colliery Mining Museum (7m)
  • Jungle Jacks (8m)
  • The Rum Story (8m)
  • The Beacon (8m)

Tourist Information

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

Phone 01946 820 693
Email lowescourt@btinternet.com

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 0mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:56 BST
(05:56 GMT)
High Tide
12:28 BST
(11:28 GMT)
Low Tide
19:06 BST
(18:06 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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