Morecambe North beach is a sand and shingle beach within a traditional seaside town with amusements and promenade. You have views over the sands of Morecambe Bay. Facilities include toilets, cafes, parking, promenade read more
Planning a trip to Lancashire and looking for the nearest beaches. Our beach guide will help you locate the closest beach and we show you photos, maps, weather, tide times, water quality, dog restrictions and provide you tools to search the Lancashire coast and seaside towns.
Lancashire is in the North West of England and takes its name from Lancaster City.
This county ranges from Blackpool - an amazing traditional and very exciting seaside resort - up to the Forest of Bowland and is packed with activities and attractions, heritage and wonderful folk tales. Known as England's golfing coast this area offers four superb courses near Lytham St Anne's. The beaches in the area are varied but mainly sandy and most offer safe swimming and watersports.
Coastal features include Lytham Windmill, the beautiful old town of Heysham and the three lighthouses at Fleetwood but apart from those the area is perfect for nature lovers with RSPB reserves, Ribble Coast and Wetlands that are home to wildlife and made up of mudflats, sand dunes and marshes. There's also a wonderful walk on the 140 mile long coastal path that takes you to Cumbria!
There are many seaside towns here and each has varied accommodation, harbours and great fish and chip shops! Lytham St Annes is an old town dating back to Victorian times with gardens right down to the sea, a Victorian Pier and Promenade, Lytham Green Windmill and A grandiose Hall!
Fleetwood is popular with its maritime heritage and busy harbour. Fleetwood Freeport Villages offers shopping galore on the marina and there's a five mile promenade at Morecambe where you can drink in the breathtaking views across the bay.
The beach at Cleveleys is mostly pebble with some sand backed by a promenade and sits a few miles north of Blackpool. Facilities include parking, promenade and nearby the traditional read more
The south shore is a sandy beach but is more famous for The Blackpool Pleasure Beach on the other side of the road rather than the actual beach. In range read more
The beach extends northwards from North Pier, continuing to Bispham. The section between North Pier and Cabin is most popular with visitors as it is closest to Blackpool’s local services, read more
Bispham beach is a sandy beach where the Blackpool tramway runs along the length of the sea front at Bispham.
The Blackpool Golden Mile is the central stretch of sand and promenade that runs between Blackpool’s north and south piers, and has been famous as the home of British seaside read more
Arnside beach and the Arnside area is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Arnside is on the estuary where the River Kent enters Morecambe Bay and has sites of read more
Pilling Sands is a large sandy beach at low tide with salt marshes looking North to Morecambe Bay. Pilling Sands is a popular beach for kite sports, horse riding or read more
Morecambe South beach is a sand and shingle beach within a traditional seaside town with amusements and promenade. Facilities include toilets, cafes, parking, promenade and amusements.
Wide sandy Beach with lagoons that drain and fill at various tides. Kitesurfers and windsurfers use the lagoons for some excellent flat water sailing. The beach is used by the read more
The North beach at St Anne’s consists of a sandy beach and dunes. Site of Special Scientific Interest which is full of interesting wild plants and animals.
St Annes Beach is a few miles down the coast from Blackpool and St Anne’s is a great contrast to the bustling Blackpool Beaches. The beach is very long, and read more