"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Walney island - West Shore Beach

Walney West Shore bathing water is a gently sloping shingle beach with a large expanse of sand exposed at low water. The beach is the most northerly of the bathing waters on Walney Island.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Barrow in Furness

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD170701

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Things to see and do near Walney island - West Shore Beach

  • Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat (1m)
  • The Dock Museum (1m)
  • The Custom House (2m)
  • LazerZone (2m)
  • 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 (3m)
  • Dalton Leisure Centre (4m)
  • South Walney Nature Reserve (5m)

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 Wednesday 24 May

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1026
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1026
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:08 BST
(04:08 GMT)
High Tide
10:53 BST
(09:53 GMT)
Low Tide
17:37 BST
(16:37 GMT)
High Tide
23:20 BST
(22:20 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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