"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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 995
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 991
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 989
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 988
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 986
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 986
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:49 GMT
High Tide
07:35 GMT
Low Tide
14:11 GMT
High Tide
19:58 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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