"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 and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 16 August

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:28 BST
(02:28 GMT)
Low Tide
10:22 BST
(09:22 GMT)
High Tide
15:56 BST
(14:56 GMT)
Low Tide
22:26 BST
(21:26 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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