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Workington Beach

Workington, Cumbria

A sand and shingle beach near the mouth of the river and the towns dock areas.

Beach Type



Public toilets
Picnic site

Nature and Wildlife

There is a coastal path and the town centre is within walking distance.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Workington TIC. Carnegie Theatre Foyer. Finkle Street. Cumbria 01900 606699


Nearest town: Workington
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6511, -3.57642
Postcode: CA14 2JS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Off the A595 Cumbria coastal road north of Whitehaven

Public Transport

There is a train station within walking distance.

Nearest Railway Stations

Workington (Less than a mile away)
Harrington (Approx. 3 miles away)
Flimby (Approx. 4 miles away)
Maryport (Approx. 5 miles away)
Parton (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


Parking available next to the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Workington Pier, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Curwen Road, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Falcon Street, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Workington Station, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Belle Isle Street, Workington (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
New South Watt Street, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Brow Top, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Central Station, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Town Centre, Workington (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Ladies Walk, Workington (Short stay).
About 1.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Workington