"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 26 May

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 24°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 25°C
(feels like 22°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 51%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 65%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:50 BST
(05:50 GMT)
High Tide
12:16 BST
(11:16 GMT)
Low Tide
19:10 BST
(18:10 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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