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Siddick Beach - Cumbria

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The small coastal settlement of Siddick is 2 miles north of Workington. The sand and shingle beach is quite a popular fishing spot.

The railway line runs close to the beach here and significant sums have been spent on building up the sea defences around the beach to reduce the risk of flooding on the track.

Inland from the beach there are several wind-turbines and also an industrial estate, with chemical plants, whose chimneys dominate the skyline.

Just south of the village, Siddick Ponds Nature Reserve has two ponds, one freshwater and one brackish. The reedbeds around the pond are of interest to birdwatchers, who come here to see a variety of species, including rare, secretive Bitterns.

The beach is dog-friendly all year round.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

No dog restrictions.

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Activities

  • Good fishing

Facilities

Nearest town

Workington

Postcode

CA14 1LA

OS grid ref.

NY 0008 3170

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