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Best beaches in Lancashire

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Lancashire as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Lancashire is Blackpool. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Lancashire just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Blackpool Beach (Central)

    Blackpool Beach (Central)

    Blackpool is, for better or worse, possibly the best known seaside resort in the UK. The beach and seafront here have been a major draw for a hundred years and whilst the Blackpools fortunes may have ebbed and waned the town's character essentially…

  • 2. Blackpool South Beach

    Blackpool South Beach

    Blackpool is possibly the most established seaside resort in the UK. It's brighlty lit promenade and three large piers boast funfairs, amusements and entertainments. There is a sandy beach and the town retains a bustling. lively atmosphere.

  • 3. Cleveleys Beach

    Cleveleys Beach

    Located just 4 miles north of the bright lights of Blackpool is the town of Cleveleys. The beach front here is a vast expanse of sea and sand, backed by a promenade and the Jubilee Gardens all of which have benefitted from a recent large scale renovation.…

  • 4. Lytham St Annes Beach

    Lytham St Annes Beach

    Located between the mud flats of the Ribble Estuary and the bright lights of Blackpool is the pleasant, if not a little posh, seaside town of Lytham. Despite being less than 5 miles down the coast from Blackpool, Lytham St Annes feels like a world…

  • 5. Morecambe South Beach

    Morecambe South Beach

    A traditional english seaside town with sandy beaches and a long promenade offering views over the extensive sands of Morecambe bay. Loads of entertainments and amusements along with fish and chips and ice-creams.

  • 6. Fleetwood Beach

    Fleetwood Beach

    Fleetwood is actually the name of this charming seaside town in Lancashire that used to be a fishing port, although the name is also sometimes applied to the beach here. Technically however the beach in Fleetwood is called Marine Beach and you will…

  • 7. Blackpool North Beach

    Blackpool North Beach

    Whatever your preferences, the north pier and north beach has a wealth of attractions to enjoy. First of all there is the beach itself where you will find clear sands and rolling waves. Popular activities on the beach include hiring a deckchair…

  • 8. Bispham Beach

    Bispham Beach

    A long beach with a split-level promenade and sand at low tide. Although very close to Blackpool, Bispham tends to consider itself as a seperate town and is much quieter than its lively neighbour.

  • 9. Morecambe Beach (North)

    Morecambe Beach (North)

    A traditional english seaside town with sandy beaches and a long promenade offering views over the extensive sands of Morecambe bay. Loads of entertainments and amusements along with fish and chips and ice-creams. The photo shows a statue of Eric…

  • 10. Heysham (Half Moon Bay)

    Heysham (Half Moon Bay)

    A large bay with extensive sands at low tide, backed by a small town, a power station and a harbour serving passenger ferries to Douglas and Belfast. The photo shows stone graves at Heysham head, once used for the cover of an album by Black Sabbath.