"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 Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 990
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
SE
Pressure 988
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 986
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 983
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 986
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 990
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:28 BST
(06:28 GMT)
High Tide
12:59 BST
(11:59 GMT)
Low Tide
19:38 BST
(18:38 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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