Facilities in St Bees

Although the village has 3 churches, unfortunately only one is active. The Methodist Chapel closed in 2019 and the  School usually uses the Priory.

Priory Church of St Mary & St Bega
including Churchyard Data
Methodist Chapel
St Bees School Chapel

The nearest hospital with 24 hour A&E facilities is at Whitehaven, 3 miles away. Similarly General Practices are based in Egremont (2 miles)  and Whitehaven.

The village is covered by First Responders and there are automatic defibrillators located at strategic locations.

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The Priory publishes a village magazine,
St Bees News, every month except January and August. It is distributed free to all households in the parish and also made available here. Print it back on front to reproduce the magazine!

Click here for copies from 2017.



These are a few of the Facilities in the village. See other pages for specific ones or use the Search function.

St Bees Post Office
Hartleys Mini-Market
Hall Hire – Village Hall
Hall Hire – Church Halls



There are over a dozen different organisations in the village which meet at various intervals – from weekly to annually!

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Sporting opportunities, indoor, outdoor, dry or wet, are many, with additional ones within easy reach of the village in neighbouring towns.

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