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Hest Bank Beach

Lancaster, Lancashire

A small town with a sand beach and grassy foreshore on Morecambe bay.

Beach Type



Cafes and shops situated in Hest bank
There is a caravan site next to the beach


Cross-bay walks (always go with a guide)

Nature and Wildlife

There is miles of coastal path and Morecambe bay nature reserve is in front of hest Bank. Cross-bay walks also leave from this area but always go as part of a guided tour. never alone.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

MORECAMBE TIC Old Station Buildings. Marine Road Central Morecambe. Lancashire. LA4 4DB Tel: +44 (0) 1524 582808


Nearest town: Lancaster
County: Lancashire
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0915, -2.80277
Postcode: LA2 6ET
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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North of lancaster on the A6 or north of Morecambe on the A5105

Public Transport

hest bank has a train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bare Lane (About a mile and a half away)
Lancaster (Approx. 3 miles away)
Carnforth (Approx. 3 miles away)
Morecambe (Approx. 3 miles away)
Silverdale (Approx. 5 miles away)

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


There is a free car park next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Pasture Lane, Bolton-Le-Sands (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Coastal Road, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Denny Beck Picnic Site, Halton (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Dolphinlee Bridge, Lancaster (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Back Brighton Terrace, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Town Hall - East, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Ladies Walk Picnic Site, Lancaster (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Town Hall - West, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Marine Road 6, Morecambe (Long stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Out Moss Lane, Morecambe (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Lancaster