St Bees Beach

Visit St Bees Beach

The popular seaside resort of St Bees in Cumbria, is home to a mile-long rural sandy beach easily reached from the village centre.

During the summer months, the beach is ideal for families to make sandcastles explore the rock pools and paddle in the sea.

This part of the coast is popular year round with walkers and nature lovers strolling down the wide promenade or beginning the Wainwright ‘coast to coast’ walk.

Play a round of golf at the St Bees Golf course, with stunning sea views, or try the Coast to Coast Walk. A 182-mile hike that starts at this beach.

St Bees beach is dog friendly all year round. With lots of space to run around, this is one of the best beaches for dogs in Cumbria.

This beach is …

  • The Start Of The Coast To Coast Walk
  • Great for Nature Lovers
  • Ideal For Paddling
  • Dog Friendly All Year Round

What to see and do

  • Play Golf At St Bees Golf Course
  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

Discover more in the area

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Darren Frazer from Pixabay

Getting To St Bees Beach

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car. The beach is backed by the A5087 coastal road.

Map of St Bees Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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