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Nethertown Beach

Egremont, Cumbria

A long strip of sand and shingle that is totally submerged at high tide and is backed by this small village and the railway tracks.

Beach Type



A local pub



Nature and Wildlife

At low tide. this is a very long stretch of beach. St Bees to the north is within walking distance.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Egremont TIC. CA22 2DW. Phone +44 (0) 1946 820693


Nearest town: Egremont
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4526, -3.56569
Postcode: CA22 2UW
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around St John Beckermet, Cumbria at Explore Britain.


Take the A595 coast road and turn off just south of Egremeont to Middletown and Nethertown.

Public Transport

there is a train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Nethertown (Less than a mile away)
Braystones (Cumbria) (About a mile and a half away)
St Bees (Approx. 3 miles away)
Sellafield (Approx. 3 miles away)
Seascale (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is adjacent to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Nethertown Station, Nethertown (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Morass Road, Beckermet (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Sea Mill Lane, St Bees (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Beck Green, Egremont (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Chapel Street, Egremont (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
St Bees Station, St Bees (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
St. Bees Foreshore, St Bees (Long stay).
About 3 miles away
Sellafield Station, Sellafield (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Chapel Street, Bigrigg (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Longlands Lake, Cleator (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Egremont