"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walney Island - Biggar Bank Beach

Walney Biggar Bank bathing water is the most southerly of the three beaches on Walney Island. The beach is made up of shingle, larger rocks and some sandy areas.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Barrow in Furness

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD178672

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Things to see and do near Walney Island - Biggar Bank Beach

  • The Dock Museum (1m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat (2m)
  • LazerZone (2m)
  • The Custom House (2m)
  • English Heritage Furness Abbey (2m)
  • Forum 28 (2m)
  • Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Climbing at Park Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Play at Park Leisure Centre (2m)
  • South Walney Nature Reserve (3m)
  • Furness Abbey (4m)

Tourist Information

Barrow-in-Furness
Tourist Information Centre
Forum 28
Duke Street
Cumbria
England
LA14 1HU

Phone 01229 876 505
Email touristinfo@barrowbc.gov.uk
http://www.barrowtourism.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 66%
UV Index
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15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 64%
UV Index
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18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A long sandy beach backed by an expanse of dunes forming a nature reserve to the north. The far north of the beach is used by naturists

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