"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 Sunday 20 August

06:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:17 BST
(04:17 GMT)
High Tide
11:00 BST
(10:00 GMT)
Low Tide
17:37 BST
(16:37 GMT)
High Tide
23:23 BST
(22:23 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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