"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Roan Head Beach

Tidal sands and a large nature reserve at this beach. The reserve is one of the most botanically rich coastal areas in the UK and home to many different animal species including rare invertebrates and 15% of the UK's natterjack toad population.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Askam in Furness

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD208771

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Things to see and do near Roan Head Beach

  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park (2m)
  • Dalton Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Furness Abbey (3m)
  • Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Climbing at Park Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Play at Park Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Laurel and Hardy Museum (5m)
  • Gleaston Water Mill (5m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat (5m)
  • The Custom House (5m)
  • LazerZone (5m)

Tourist Information

Millom
Tourist Information Centre
Station Building
Station Road
Cumbria
England
LA18 5AA

Phone 01229 774 819
Email millomtic@copelandbc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
WNW
Pressure 995
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 999
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 994
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:45 GMT
High Tide
11:29 GMT
Low Tide
18:07 GMT
High Tide
23:49 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tidal sands and a large nature reserve at this beach. The reserve is one of the most botanically rich coastal areas in the UK and home to many different animal species including rare invertebrates and 15% of the UK's natterjack toad population.

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