Cumbria Beaches

Cumbria Beaches

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a day trip with the kids. Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful Cumbria beaches.

Find your favourite Cumbria Beaches.

The stunning coastal scenery and historic ports make the beaches in Cumbria the perfect holiday destination for nature lovers and walkers. The Cumbrian coast is famous for its bird life and offers a great opportinty to see a wide range of birds.

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Cumbria Beaches and seaside towns

Discover the charming seaside towns and stunning beaches in Cumbria.

Full List of Cumbria Beaches

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in Cumbria in alphabetical order.

Allonby Beach

Allonby beach in the seaside village is just North of Maryport Beach on the Solway coast. Walkers…

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Arnside Beach

The natural surroundings and sandy Arnside Beach make it a favourite destination for walkers and nature lovers….

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Askam Beach

Askam Beach with stunning panoramic views across the estuary to Duddon Sands, is part of the large…

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Bardsea Beach

Scenic Bardsea Beach on the Furness Peninsula boasts excellent views of the Lancashire coast. Bardsea Village is…

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Baycliff Beach

Baycliff Beach.

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Beckfoot Beach

Beckfoot Beach is a flat sandy beach popular for fishing. The area is designated as of Historic…

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Biggar Bank Beach

Biggar Bank is an award winning pebble and sand beach on the west coast of Walney…

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Bowness-on-Solway

The small pretty village of Bowness on Solway, is part of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural…

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Canal Foot Beach

Canal Foot Beach Beach

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Cardurnock Beach

Cardurnock beach is a wonderful place to get away from the crowds and take a long walk…

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Chapel Island Beach

Visit Chapel Island.

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Drigg Beach

Drigg Beach is a wide sandy beach backed by dunes which are designated Sites of Special Scientific…

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Duddon Sands

Duddon Sands just next to Haverigg on the beautiful Duddon Estuary estuary area is designated as a…

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Earnse Bay Beach

Earnse Bay is one of Barrow’s most popular beaches and can get very busy during the…

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Eskmeals Beach

Visit Eskmeals Beach Eskmeals Beach

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Far Arnside Beach

Far Arnside Beach .

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Fleswick Bay

Fleswick Bay just a mile North of St Bees, is part of the ‘Coast to Coast walk’…

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Flimby Beach

Flimby Beach is not on the traditional tourist path because of its industrial backdrop, however it is…

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Grange Over Sands

Visit Grange Over Sands This beach looks across Morecambe Bay.

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Haverigg Beach

Haverigg is a small seaside village resort on the Cumbrian coast with an award winning beach, coastal…

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Humphrey Head Beach

Humphrey Head Beach ..

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Kents Bank Beach

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Maryport Beach

Maryport Beach is in a small seaside town, where the River Ellon meets the Solway Firth, and…

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Newbiggin Beach

Newbiggin Beach in the South Lakeland district, is a small village with nearby campsite. The pebble beach…

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Piel Island

Piel Island reached by the causeway from Rampside, with amazing views of Morecambe Bay.

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Port Carlisle

Port Carlise on the Cumbria is a wide sandy beach backed by a green grassy area. Hadrian’s Wall…

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Rampside Beach

Rampside Beach just to the south-east of Barrow is popular for water sports and boating. Visitors can…

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Ravenglass Beach

Visit Ravenglass Beach. The tiny Cumbrian Village of Ravenglass famous for being where the mountains of the Lake District National…

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Ravenstown Beach

The beach close to Ravenstown is ideal for getting away from the crowds and enjoying a long…

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Roanhead Beach

Roanhead is a picturesque white sandy beach cloaked by grassy sand dunes, just three miles north of…

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Saltcoats Beach

Saltcoats Beach is a small beach with nearby campsite on the Ravenglass estuary.

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Seascale Beach

Sandy Seascale Beach runs for miles with spectacular views across the sea to the Isle of Man…

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Silecroft Beach

Silecroft beach is a long sand and pebble beach on the edge of the Lake District National…

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Silloth West Beach

Silloth West Beach once a bustling Victorian spa resort, is famous for its views looking out…

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Skinburness Beach

Skinburness Beach just north of Silloth is a quiet holiday resort popular with nature lovers. The surrounding…

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St Bees Beach

The popular holiday resort of St Bees is home to a mile-long rural sandy beach easily…

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Whitbeck Beach

Whitbeck beach is a great place to get away from the crowds.

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Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven, one of the most important ports in the country during the 17th and 18th centuries, has…

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Workington Beach

Workington has a small beach near the mouth of the river and Workington dock areas. To the…

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Common Questions

St Bees and Whitehaven are popular seaside towns in Cumbria, that often make the ‘top 10’ lists.

Skinburness, Siloth and Allonby Beach are all within an hours drive from the city of Carlise.

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