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Bispham Beach

Blackpool, Blackpool

A long beach with a split-level promenade and sand at low tide. Although very close to Blackpool, Bispham tends to consider itself as a seperate town and is much quieter than its lively neighbour.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Plenty of Hotels
Cafes and shops
There is a slipway and public toilets

Activities

Boating
Flying a kite
Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

There is a promenade and coastal path.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

Litter bins are provided and the beach is cleaned regularly.

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Blackpool TIC. 1 Clifton Street. Lancashire 01253 621623

Location

Nearest town: Blackpool
County: Blackpool
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8487, -3.05352
Postcode: FY2 9JJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Just to the north of Blackpool along the coastal road.

Public Transport

There is a tramway and Blackpool has a train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Layton (Lancs) (About a mile away)
Blackpool North (Approx. 2 miles away)
Poulton-le-Fylde (Approx. 3 miles away)
Blackpool South (Approx. 3 miles away)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach (Approx. 4 miles away)

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

Parking

Parking is available though there is a charge and in busy periods it may be a short walk from the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Chatsworth Avenue, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Gynn Square, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Layton Station, Layton (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Banks Street, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Cocker Square, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Cocker Street, Blackpool (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Buchanan Street, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Blackpool North Station, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Dickson Road, Blackpool (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Queen Street, Blackpool (Short stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Blackpool