"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walney Island - Sandy Gap Beach

The beach at Walney Sandy Gap is mainly shingle for about thirty metres towards the sea and is shallow in profile. Beyond this, the beach levels, and becomes sandy down to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Barrow in Furness

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD175680

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Things to see and do near Walney Island - Sandy Gap Beach

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

Forecast for Wednesday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 66%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 996
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 996
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:55 GMT
High Tide
11:39 GMT
Low Tide
18:22 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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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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