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Address: Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness, England
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North Walney, Barrow in Furness

Earnsea bay is a lovely long streach of sandy beach all though tidal it is safe to swim and play in sand. There is a golf course and a store , a Aerodrome which has a glidiñg... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
Allan P
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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English first
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Earnsea bay is a lovely long streach of sandy beach all though tidal it is safe to swim and play in sand. There is a golf course and a store , a Aerodrome which has a glidiñg school near by.An ideal place for a visit with the mountains of the Lake District has a backdrop.

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Thank Allan P
Walney, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Beautiful wild coastal scenery and spectacular sunsets. Never have to jostle with the crowds here. Enjoy the rocky beach, wildflowers and series of paths up up the north of the island. Feels like you are miles from anywhere. Unfortunately no facilities nearby, so take a flask and a sandwich if you plan to walk far or stay for long.

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Thank Christina H
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a wonderful area to visit the views are stunning with the best sunsets I've ever seen. There care no facilities apart from public toilets so take drinks and food can be windy so take a kite for the kids they will love it long clean sandy beach great for dog walking

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Thank signman2014
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110 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Car park and toilet facilities, ice cream van usually in summer. Miles of beautiful sandy beach and at low tide rock pools. Great views over the Irish Sea to Isle of Man, towering Black Combe to the north and Lakeland hills. When the tide is in impressive dramatic waves roll in, and even walking in a gale of wind is... More 

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Thank Norman P
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

earnse bay is a beautiful place on the edge of walney island it is gogeous especially in summer not quite the sane in winter especially if you are not used to cold servere weather !!!

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Thank Anthony P
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Lovely beach to swim, make sandcastles, sunbathe or (as many do!) wind surf!! We often drive up here to watch the sunset. There are toilets near by which is handy - and in the summer, there is often a mobile ice-cream van there :) I recommend you take a deck chair and a good book!! Don't forget your sunnies!! :)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Cracking little bay, we climbed over the rocks and onto the beach and walked up and down in the oncoming tide looking for crabs and 'little fishies'. Great views, no bingo halls, fun fairs or karaoke bars there's not even a shop or an ice cream van, just Mother Nature doing what she does best.

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Thank spadgio
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

After the repairs of storm damage the road past the caravan site is now open allowing access to the northern parts of the bay. Lots of pebbles but wide expanses of clean sand as the tide goes out.

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Thank 973SimonR973
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

What can I say about Earnse bay that hasn't already been said? Well I'm sure no ones ever said that the sand here has magical healing properties, so I'll say that.

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Thank Big M
walney island
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61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

this is a great beach and also wildlife area it has a private resident chalet park there is nothing to dislike

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