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Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven, Cumbria

A small sandy beach to the north of Whitehavens Docks.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Whitehaven has a port
And plenty of shops and cafes

Activities

There is a met-office weather centre exhibition and a museum

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Whitehaven TIC M arket Hall. Market Place. Whitehaven. CA28 7JG. Tel: 01946 852939.

Location

Nearest town: Whitehaven
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5512, -3.58492
Postcode: CA28 7HD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access

On the A595 Cumbria coast road.

Public Transport

The train station is a short walk from this beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Whitehaven (Less than half a mile away)
Corkickle (Less than a mile away)
Parton (About a mile and a half away)
Harrington (Approx. 4 miles away)
St Bees (Approx. 4 miles away)

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

Parking

Plenty of car parks in town.

Nearby Car Parks

Senhouse Street, Whitehaven (Short stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Tangier Street, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Whitehaven Station, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Queens Dock, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Schoolhouse Lane, Whitehaven (Short stay).
About 0.2 miles away
North Shore, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Quay Street - North, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Irish Street, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Quay Street - South, Whitehaven (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Sports Centre, Whitehaven (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Whitehaven