St Annes Beach Hut Review #beachhut #stannes #lytham #lancashire

Last week I went to St. Annes to review one of the beach huts on the promenade. Off we went, all ready for a day on the beach with a hut for when we needed a little shelter, a drink, some dinner or if it rained. We went on the Friday and I should have been reviewing on the Thursday…idiot me, wrote the wrong day down in my diary! Anyway, we did get to see inside a hut but unfortunately they were fully booked so we couldn’t have one for the day.


St. Annes beach hut review


From what I did see, they are gorgeous! You can rent them for a full day, arriving from 10am and only needing to depart at midnight. 

The huts have electricity and fitted kitchens complete with 25 Litres fresh water, fridge, heater, microwave, kettle, cups glasses plates and cutlery for 6,  freshly laundered tea towel, cleaning cloth and washing up liquid. There is also a removable ship’s table, bench seating for 3, 4 x folding chairs and complimentary tea and coffee.


St. Annes beach hut review


There is a separate building that is for beach hut rentals only. This includes the toilets and also have sinks, washing machines, a seating area and baby change area. We were given the key for that for the day which was really handy for going to change Lucas, especially as the toilets in the nearby arcades charge 20p each time. When we went in at one point, there were 2 women placing 4 children in the sink to rinse them off from the beach. 


St. Annes beach hut review


The beach huts are a fab base for the day to spend with family or friends. They are perfectly situated along the beach, less than 5 minutes walk from the centre with shops and places to eat. I love that you can have them for a full day, allowing you to get the most out of the beach before having a meal and relax before leaving. It would be a beautiful place to watch the sunset. 


St. Annes beach hut review


Even though we didn’t have the hut for the day, we had a great day out. We played on the beach and paddled in the sea, Lucas got over confident and went in up to his waist with D so I had to do a quick shop at M&Co for some dry clothes!


St. Annes beach hut review


We went on the miniature train which circles the mini golf and along the promenade. That sets off every 10 minutes near the trampolines. There is so much to do for the children, there are arcades with the usual machines, fairground rides outside, trampolines, crazy golf and various play areas. 


St. Annes beach hut review


St. Annes beach hut review


31 Comments on St. Annes beach hut review

  1. Kara
    August 20, 2017 at 9:51 am (11 months ago)

    The beach hut looks very well equipped. We often use a friends locally and it is a real bonus as the kids have somewhere in the shade to relax if it gets too hot

  2. Mummy Times Two
    August 20, 2017 at 11:03 am (11 months ago)

    The beach huts in St Annes really are fantastic, whenever we pass them I always really think that they have the wow factor.

  3. Rachel @ The Daisy Pages
    August 20, 2017 at 2:27 pm (11 months ago)

    I really enjoyed reading this article. I always love looking at the beach huts and had no idea that you could rent them for the day 🙂 Popping over to have a good luck at your link now, thanks xx

  4. Karen
    August 20, 2017 at 4:09 pm (11 months ago)

    He looks like he had a great time, when I was little we always rented a beach hut

  5. Laura Dove
    August 20, 2017 at 4:59 pm (11 months ago)

    Oh that’s disappointing that you didn’t get to even use the beach hut!! We always walk past them and think they look great, we love St Annes!

  6. Kaz & Ickle Pickle (@IcklePicklex)
    August 20, 2017 at 8:32 pm (11 months ago)

    Oh how gorgeous is this??? We need some in Pembrokeshire for sure. I am sorry you missed the day in one – sounds like a mistake I would make! Kaz x

  7. Emma
    August 20, 2017 at 9:02 pm (11 months ago)

    This looks absolutely stunning. I’m from a seaside town and the seafront is lined with beach huts, I always thought they looks so lovely to relax in on sunny days.

  8. simplysensationalfood
    August 20, 2017 at 9:34 pm (11 months ago)

    These beach hut look so cute shame you were not able to use it for the day.

  9. cvnxena
    August 21, 2017 at 6:43 am (11 months ago)

    This looks so lovely and a great mini break option! They are so cute, I had no idea they had so much inside.

  10. Natasha Kendall
    August 21, 2017 at 3:45 pm (11 months ago)

    What a shame you couldn’t get a hut! They look great and really handy if you have kids.

  11. Miranda (Anosa)
    August 21, 2017 at 7:12 pm (11 months ago)

    Shame that you couldnt get the hut for the day but lovely review regardless

  12. tots2travel
    August 21, 2017 at 7:14 pm (11 months ago)

    You must have been kicking yourself, but they do look like a lovely extra on a day out to the beach. A bit of shelter in the UK can never be underrated.

    August 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm (11 months ago)

    It’s a shame you couldn’t get a hut. I’ve not seen inside one of those I didn’t know what to expect. They look great if you have young children.

  14. Madeeha
    August 21, 2017 at 7:55 pm (11 months ago)

    The beach hut looks so cosy and relaxing. They are perfect place to wind up if you just want to get away from routine life for a day and can’t manage to get whole weekend off. Love the idea of renting for one day.

  15. Helen
    August 21, 2017 at 8:11 pm (11 months ago)

    Aww I love beach huts so much, there’s something so magical about them! The facilities you get access to is also really useful 🙂

  16. fashionandstylepolice
    August 21, 2017 at 9:12 pm (11 months ago)

    The beach hut looks amazing. I love the interior decor a lot.

  17. LovelyLu
    August 23, 2017 at 10:01 am (11 months ago)

    That sounds like something I’d to too, write the wrong day down. The beach huts do look lovely, I particularly like the private toilet facilities. Find it odd when public toilets charge to use the facilities.
    Looks like you had a lovely day out ❤

  18. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...
    August 23, 2017 at 10:23 am (11 months ago)

    We often go to Mudeford and I look longingly at the beach huts, they’d be so handy with 3 kids and all the paraphernalia that goes with them! Plus shelter from the unpredictable weather…

  19. Deb Sharratt
    August 23, 2017 at 6:57 pm (11 months ago)

    Such a shame maybe you can go back. They look brilliant – do you know how much they are to rent?

    • Jenni
      August 23, 2017 at 10:21 pm (11 months ago)

      It varies depending on the season, I know in the next couple of weeks they had days for £85 x

  20. Rachel Bee (@RachelAnne_Bee)
    August 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm (11 months ago)

    OMGosh this looks so great and the huts are so adorable! I so want to hire a hut for a summer’s day by the sea!

  21. Georgiana Quaint
    August 23, 2017 at 8:18 pm (11 months ago)

    These huts look so cute and retro! It is tiny but I would love to stay for a while there and enjoy the sea air.

  22. Loving life with little ones (Sarah Humphreys)
    August 23, 2017 at 11:04 pm (11 months ago)

    Such a shame that you had the wrong day. These huts look great, a microwave, water, coffee- sounds like a great base and for someone who hates sand I would have been perfectly at home holed up in there with a coffee watching the children having fun on the beach, although I would have joined in too.

  23. reflectiveponderer
    August 23, 2017 at 11:28 pm (11 months ago)

    Wow..looks like such an adorable beach hut! lovely pictures and seems like a great, relaxing day:)

  24. Emma @ Supper in the Suburbs
    August 24, 2017 at 8:43 am (11 months ago)

    Sounds like you had a great time despite the mix up with the days! Ita really good they have a separate toilet area. Public loos are never that nice at the beach!

  25. Sarah
    August 24, 2017 at 8:44 am (11 months ago)

    These look fantastic and a great hire if you have little ones. Really good they have a separate area with toilets etc, so handy! Looks like you had a great day x

  26. Clare!
    August 24, 2017 at 5:22 pm (11 months ago)

    Wow these look beautiful, I am definitely checking out hiring a beach hut next time we visit the beach they look really handy to use!

  27. Jaime Oliver
    August 24, 2017 at 7:16 pm (11 months ago)

    aww such a shame you wrote the day down wrong these look amazing! i have often wondered what was in a beach hut!

  28. Flavour Seeker
    August 27, 2017 at 11:11 am (11 months ago)

    These look gorgeous, it’s made me want to check out renting a beach hut locally in Hove.

  29. Michelle Murray
    August 28, 2017 at 10:26 pm (11 months ago)

    I have seen little huts like this on instagram and tv but know idea they looked like that inside.

  30. Angela Milnes
    August 30, 2017 at 6:36 am (11 months ago)

    Wow, It really sounds like you had a great time there and glad you share the good review.


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