"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bardsea Beach

Bardsea beach has an area of shingle and seemingly endless sands on the edge of Morecambe Bay.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Ulverston

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD300739

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Things to see and do near Bardsea Beach

  • Conishead Priory and Buddhist Temple (1m)
  • Sir John Barrow Cottage (2m)
  • Lanternhouse (3m)
  • Heron Glass Ltd (3m)
  • The Lakes Glass Centre (3m)
  • Laurel and Hardy Museum (3m)
  • Gleaston Water Mill (3m)
  • Ford Park & The Coach House (3m)
  • Ford Park (3m)
  • Lakeland Miniature Village (4m)
  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park (4m)
  • Holker Hall and Gardens (4m)
  • Dalton Leisure Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Coronation Hall
County Square
LA12 7LZ

Phone 01229 587120
Email ulverstontic@southlakeland.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 17 December


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 99%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
11:00 GMT
High Tide
23:17 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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