"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walney Island - Biggar Bank Beach

Walney Biggar Bank bathing water is the most southerly of the three beaches on Walney Island. The beach is made up of shingle, larger rocks and some sandy areas.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Barrow in Furness

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD178672

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Things to see and do near Walney Island - Biggar Bank Beach

  • The Dock Museum (1m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat (2m)
  • LazerZone (2m)
  • The Custom House (2m)
  • English Heritage Furness Abbey (2m)
  • Forum 28 (2m)
  • Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Climbing at Park Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Play at Park Leisure Centre (2m)
  • South Walney Nature Reserve (3m)
  • Furness Abbey (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 Sunday 23 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1027
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1026
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1025
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1023
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:00 BST
(03:00 GMT)
High Tide
09:51 BST
(08:51 GMT)
Low Tide
16:28 BST
(15:28 GMT)
High Tide
22:20 BST
(21:20 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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