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

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We visited here on a beautiful day in July. The kids loved splashing in the sea and climbing over the rocks looking for fish and crabs. We didn't get to see any seals but we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

took the family for a walk along the beach my great grandson enjoyed throwing pebbles into the sea it was a nice fine sunny day

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6 reviews 6 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It's a well kept secret in Barrow in Furness that Earnse Bay is not much short of heaven on earth. True, there are no angelic choirs, divine instructions from on high or bars which are open 24/7, but what it lacks for heavenly stereotypes it makes up for with sea, sky, coastline and windfarms. And the brooding Cumbrian mountains in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I live in Manchester but grew up on Walney, I've spent many happy hours here as a kid playing on the sand,walking the dog and windsurfing. Sometimes it's a great place just to sit in the car and watch the waves break, whenever I get the chance I visit and last week I took the kids for a walk along... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is the beach I grew up next to. This is one of the most beautiful and picturesque parts of the peninsula on its day. On a calm day the walk along the sands can while away a tranquil couple of hours (it's much bigger and longer than you first think). On wilder days the waves crash against the breaks... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We visited here on a beautiful day in July. The kids loved splashing in the sea and climbing over the rocks looking for fish and crabs. We didn't get to see any seals but we didn't see any rubbish either.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

just had a little walk along the beach after the hot summers day -very therapeutic! Traffic quiet, weather misty. Then had a drive along the bay looking at the sights

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York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The best place to go to marvel at one of Furness's spectacular sunsets. Parking is free and the beach, a mixture of stones and sand, provides a grandstand view of the action. Popular with locals and visitors alike. Black Combe, the highest hill in the district, overlooks the scene to the north. In clear weather, the Isle of Man is... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Love sitting on the beach front and watching the kite surfers. Certainly some spectacular views. Not really beach for sun bathing, very pebbly, but great in wind and winter, when can see spectacular waves.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

this could be a lovely quiet place to walk your dog but the poo and rubbish simply spoils this area.i used to live in barrow and I returned hoping it would have improved.sadly,it is much worse.dog walkers were stepping in poo and didnt even seem bothered.my daughter was born in barrow,but is too young to remember this place.she told me... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is not a visitors review - I actually live a stone's throw from this beach, I can see the sea from my window. Marvellous beach for walking and playing with the kids, lovely golden flat sand and with the backdrop of the Lake District there is no finer view to be found. National kitesurfing championships are held here in... More 

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