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St. Annes - North Beach

Blackpool, Lancashire

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

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
Plenty of shops cafes
Pubs and restaurants

Activities

There is a museum
An amusement park and a golf course next to the beach

Nature and Wildlife

There is a long promenade and an area of dunes to the north which is a designated nature reserve.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

Dogs are banned on this beach.

Tourist Information

Blackpool TIC. 1 Clifton Street. Lancashire 01253 621623

Location

Nearest town: Blackpool
County: Lancashire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.766, -3.05599
Postcode: FY8 2RN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

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

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

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

Parking

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

Nearby Car Parks

North Beach, Lytham St. Anne's (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
North Promenade, Lytham St. Anne's (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
St Georges Road, St Annes (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
St Anne's Square, St Annes (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
St Anne's Pier, Lytham St. Anne's (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
St Annes-on-the-Sea Station, St Annes (Long stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Public Offices, Lytham St. Anne's (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Wood Street, Lytham St. Anne's (Short stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Blackpool Pleasure Beach - South, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Pleasure Beach - Railway Station, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

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