Biggar Bank Beach (Walney Island)
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Walney Island is an 11-mile long island in the Irish Sea, at the tip of the Furness peninsula. It is linked to the mainland town of Barrow-in-Furness by the toll-free Jubilee bridge.
Biggar Bank beach is located on the more exposed west coast of Walney Island The beach here has a more remote feeling than those further north.
The beach is a mixture of smooth pebbles and sand backed by a caravan site with a large area of salt marshes beyond.
Type of beach
Sand & pebble
Dogs friendly beach?
Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)
- Kite surfing
- Wind surfing
- Town centre nearby
OS grid ref.
SD 1833 6622