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Ravenglass Beach

Egremont, Cumbria

Ravenglass is an old Roman Fort built where the Esk, the Mite and the Irt all converge and drain into the sea. The fort's bathhouse with its 12ft high walls is still standing today.

Beach Type



Local shop and cafes
There is a campsite and an information centre


Take a trip on the Ravenglass to Eskdale railway
Visit the roman baths or roman fort or nearby Muncaster castle

Nature and Wildlife

Lots of footpaths in the area both coastal and heading up towards the peaks of the Lake District.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

RAVENGLASS TIC R and ER Railway Station. CA18 1SW Tel: +44 (0) 1229 717278.


Nearest town: Egremont
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3557, -3.40809
Postcode: CA18 1SN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around St John Beckermet, Cumbria at Explore Britain.


Between Broughton-in-Furness and Egremont on the A595 coastal route.

Public Transport

There is a train station (other than the historic steam trains).

Nearest Railway Stations

Ravenglass for Eskdale (Less than half a mile away)
Drigg (Approx. 2 miles away)
Seascale (Approx. 4 miles away)
Bootle (Cumbria) (Approx. 5 miles away)
Sellafield (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 in the village.

Nearby Car Parks

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, Ravenglass (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Croftlands Drive, Ravenglass (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Foreshore, Hycemoor (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Seascale Foreshore, Seascale (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Seascale Station, Seascale (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Smithy Brow Lane, Eskdale Green (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Parish - Whitecroft, Gosforth (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Miterdale, Eskdale Green (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Sellafield Station, Sellafield (Unknown stay).
About 5.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Egremont