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Walney Island - Biggar Bank Beach

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

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

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
Further facilities available in nearby Vickerstown

Activities

Walking
Sunbathing

Nature and Wildlife

This forms part of a very long stretch of beach with a nature reserve in the dunes to the north.

Water Quality

Poor

Lifeguard

No

Tourist Information

BARROW-IN-FURNESS TIC. Forum 28. Duke St. LA14 1HU Tel: +44 (0) 1229 894784

Location

Nearest town: Barrow in Furness
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0949, -3.25702
Postcode: LA14 3YF
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Accessed through Barrow-in-Furness. Follow signs for Walney Island. Once on the Island. turn left through Vickerstown and on to the coast road. This runs South along Biggar bank.

Nearest Railway Stations

Barrow-in-Furness (Approx. 2 miles away)
Roose (Approx. 3 miles away)
Dalton (Cumbria) (Approx. 5 miles away)
Askam (Approx. 7 miles away)
Millom (Approx. 8 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Parking available next to the beach

Nearby Car Parks

The Dock Museum - North, North Walney (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Thorney Nook, North Walney (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Market Street, Barrow-in-Furness (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Cornwallis Street, Barrow-in-Furness (Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Holywood Park Retail & Leisure Complex, Barrow-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Town Hall Courtyard, Barrow-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
North Walney National Nature Reserve, North Walney (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Portland Walk Level A, Barrow-in-Furness (Short stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Portland Walk Level C, Barrow-in-Furness (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Portland Walk Level B, Barrow-in-Furness (Short stay).
About 1.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Barrow in Furness