"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

Forecast for Wednesday 26 June

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1031
Humidity 69%
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 67%
UV Index
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15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 67%
UV Index
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 68%
UV Index
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21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
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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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