British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Bardsea Beach

Ulverston, Cumbria

Bardsea beach has an area of shingle and seemingly endless sands on the edge of Morecambe Bay.

Beach Type



Public toilets
Local pub
Picnic site


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Plenty of space on the beach and a coastal path.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Ulverston TIC. Coronation Hall. County Square. Ulverston. Cumbria LA12 7LZ. Tel: 01229 587120.


Nearest town: Ulverston
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1569, -3.07205
Postcode: LA12 9RB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Ulverston, Cumbria at Explore Britain.


Bardsea is about 4 miles south of Ulverston. on the coast road towards Barrow.

Public Transport

Served by buses from Ulverston.

Nearest Railway Stations

Ulverston (Approx. 3 miles away)
Dalton (Cumbria) (Approx. 4 miles away)
Cark & Cartmel (Approx. 4 miles away)
Roose (Approx. 5 miles away)
Askam (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


Parking is next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Bardsea Country Park, Bardsea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Ulverston Station, Ulverston (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Theatre Street, Ulverston (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Brewery Street, Ulverston (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Buxton Place, Ulverston (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Daltongate, Ulverston (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Stockbridge Lane, Ulverston (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
The Gill, Ulverston (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 3 miles away
Cark & Cartmel Station, Cark (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Tudor Square, Dalton-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ulverston