"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 Friday 22 September

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:04 BST
(00:04 GMT)
Low Tide
07:58 BST
(06:58 GMT)
High Tide
13:24 BST
(12:24 GMT)
Low Tide
20:05 BST
(19:05 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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