"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

Forecast for Saturday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1007
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1007
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1007
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1009
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 90%
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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