St Bees Beach (Seacote Beach)
Stretching out below the dramatic headland of St Bees Head is a mile long sand and pebble beach.
Stretching from South Head to Seamill lane, St Bees beach consists of a shingle bank which slopes down to an expanse of golden sand. The sand here is exposed at most states of tide except for a couple of hours either side of high tide.
At the northern end of the beach is a promenade that extends a towards the red sandstone cliffs in the central section of the beach. Beyond these the beach is backed by St Bees Golf Club
There is a RSPB nature reserve on Saint Bees Head which is home to a range of seabirds including guillemots, kittiwakes, fulmars and razorbills. You can also spot peregrines and ravens above the red sandstone cliffs.
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Type of beach
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are allowed on the beach all year round
- Rock pooling
- Disabled facilities
- Childrens play area
OS grid ref.
NX 9599 1169
Two car parks available a short walk from the beach. A cgarge applies.
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St Bees Beach Reviews
JenniferJul 08th 2020
Just a fabulous sandy beach for walking our border collie - he loves it and so do we!!
BazJul 21st 2022
Wonderful place to visit and relax
GraceJul 24th 2020
My dogs like the water and so do we