Best Beaches In Lake District, Cumbria

We've rounded up the best beaches in Lake District in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 6 Lake District beaches to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the beaches we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

St Bees Beach

  • St Bees
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

St Bees Beach has been awarded an ENCAMS Seaside Award recognising the cleanliness of the area so you can be reassured that your little one is paddli...

Blackpool Beach

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Like your days out busy and lively? If there is one place where you need to go with the kids this summer, it's at the famous Blackpool Beach! This is...

Lytham St Annes Beach

  • Lytham St Annes
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This rural Lancashire coastal gem is home to the beautiful Lytham St Anne’s Beach. A sandy beach that’s home to donkey rides, a Victorian pier and ch...

Annan Beach

  • Annan
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a relaxing day out by the seaside? Head down to Annan Beach in South Scotland, a great marsh and shingle beach that’s perfect for a seasi...

Southerness Beach

  • Dumfries
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great sandy beach to bring the whole family to? Head down to Southerness beach, where not only will your little ones love it, but your...

Rockcliffe Beach

  • Dalbeattie
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover this picturesque beach in South Scotland, Rockcliffe Beach is a great spot, not only for the family photos, but for little ones to explore a...

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