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St. Annes Beach

Blackpool, Lancashire

A sandy beach with a victorian pier in front of extensive tidal sands and backed by 'Pleasure Island'. Attractive gardens and a boating lake.

Beach Type



Plenty of shops
Pubs and restaurants
Public toilets
Deckchair hire
A slipway
Disabled access and a first aid service


Pedallos and paddleboats are available for hire
The RNLI Lifeboat House and entertainment complex provides attractions for all weather

Nature and Wildlife

There is a long promenade

Water Quality





Dogs arebanned on this beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Blackpool TIC. 1 Clifton Street. Lancashire 01253 621623


Nearest town: Blackpool
County: Lancashire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7464, -3.03427
Postcode: FY8 1SJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Take the M55 then the B5261 and follow brown tourism signs for St Annes Pier.

Public Transport

Bus services from preston and Blackpool stop 200 metres from the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

St Annes-on-Sea (Less than half a mile away)
Ansdell & Fairhaven (Approx. 2 miles away)
Squires Gate (Approx. 2 miles away)
Lytham (Approx. 3 miles away)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach (Approx. 3 miles away)

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


Pay car parks and roadside parking available. there are disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

St. Anne's Swimming Pool, Lytham St. Anne's (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
St Anne's Pier, Lytham St. Anne's (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Public Offices, Lytham St. Anne's (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
St Anne's Square, St Annes (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
North Promenade, Lytham St. Anne's (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Fairhaven Road, Lytham St. Anne's (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Wood Street, Lytham St. Anne's (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
St Georges Road, St Annes (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
St Annes-on-the-Sea Station, St Annes (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
St. Annes YMCA, Lytham St. Annes (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Blackpool