Opening times for 28 February 2024
Asset Opening time Heysham Head Dawn - DuskMTWTFSS2930311234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829123
Dogs welcome under close control.
Steep cobbled sections of footpath in places and stone steps which can be slippery following rain. Gates. Path down from the headland to the beach can be rutted and slippery when wet.
Exit M6 at junction 34, then take A683 to Heysham. Follow the brown tourist signs to Heysham village, then pedestrian signs to St Patrick's Chapel
Walk down Main Street, passing St Peter's Church Hall. You can also get here by walking via Half Moon Bay, which sits at the southern end of Heysham Head
By train to Heysham Port station, then it's a 10-minute walk to nearest bus stop (see By bus).
Stagecoach 2/2A, Heysham/Lancaster. Stagecoach 5, Heysham/Carnforth.
Travel the green way and help us preserve this amazing place. Explore the new journey planner for Morecambe Bay to find how out how you can arrive, whether via the beautiful Furness railway, the Bay cycle route, or the network of country paths. Plan your car-free visit with help from the Morecambe Bay Partnership
The Heysham Coast is a great place to explore with your four-legged friend. To help keep this place special for other people and wildlife, please follow the Canine Code.
A sandstone headland, with a scenic walk through grassland and woodland, passing a ruined Saxon chapel and unusual rock-cut graves.
The Heysham Coast offers more than your average seaside stroll. Enjoy stunning views over Morecambe Bay and the Lake District, and discover the ruins of St Patrick’s Chapel, located on the headland.
This sandstone headland, south of Morecambe and north of Heysham port, rises majestically above the sea. See the remains of St Patrick's Chapel, built in the early Medieval period and now a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The eight body-shaped, rock-cut graves here are believed to be unique.
Enjoy a walk in the wide open spaces of the Barrows, an area of coastal grassland and peaceful woodland, which used to be a garden in the picturesque era.