Sandwith is a village in the Copeland district of Cumbria, located about 2 miles south of Whitehaven and 1.5 miles east of St Bees Head on the Coast.
SANDWITH, a township, in the parish of St. Bees, union of Whitehaven, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 2¼ miles (S. by W.) from Whitehaven; containing 316 inhabitants. It extends to St. Bees' Head, where is a lighthouse. Upon the adjacent cliffs grows an abundance of samphire. The tithes of the township have been commuted for a yearly rent-charge of £260.