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

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The Sunsetts and veiws over the lakeland hills are worth a visite

The North end of the island is a place to walk foot paths well marked popular with wind and kite surfer's most of the year with wind most days in the winter, flat beaches in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
1Sky2Lark
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beach on the top end of Walney backed by the new line of boulders to prevent sea erosion. A large free car park and public toilets plus a parking area over looking the beach. Nice views of Black Combe and of the Isle of Man which the wind turbines block.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The North end of the island is a place to walk foot paths well marked popular with wind and kite surfer's most of the year with wind most days in the winter, flat beaches in the summer for paddling or swimming as water does warm up touch, or a nice long walk when tide is out all weather.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

long stretch of golden sand, walk past the first 100 yards and there are very few people. Beautiful views of the lake district mountains and Black Coombe. probably the worlds best kept secret!

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Thank Barbara R
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

For a lovely day out. At the sea side without commercial rubbish earned bay is the place to go long golden beach kids can lay to their hearts content big car park but no shops so don't forget a picnic ice cream van goes on good sunny days

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Thank signman2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

One of the nicest views of a sunset you'll get in the UK. It's really quiet and picturesque with the mountainous hills in the background. Beach was pretty good as was the drive there. Lovevly walking routes all around. Locals are really friendly.

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Thank Saber A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little bay, hardly anyone there. Kids ran around on the sand Watched the sunset, very nice. Clean place..there is a path to follow if you like walking. Or people just park and sit in their cars watching the sun go in

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Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

i only live 2 mins from this location and i must walk here at least 3 times a week its a really loverly place with good views and great to walk up the beach if you like kite surfing you can see more often than not alot of kite surfers out in the bay

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Thank Emma M
Lake Jackson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We went to Walney Island to eat at the Ferry Carvery. We ate and drove the island. Ernse Beach was not well-attended in the middle of the week. Not many visitors. The tide was out and we could see many grounded boats. It looks like the tide must run 10 to 12 feet here.

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Thank JohnWard2013
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I live 100 yards from here so what more can I say - stunning views of the Lake District, nice superb sandy beach, a fabulous walk on a fine day

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Thank Christine J
Kendal, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Free car parking. Great in any weather. Access to beach and lovely sands. Coastal walk. On the West Shore bus route.

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