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Biggar Bank Beach (Walney Island)

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Biggar Bank Beach (Walney Island) - Cumbria

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Located on the exposed west coast of Walney Island, Biggar Bank has a more remote feeling than those further north. The beach is a mixture of smooth pebbles and sand backed by an expanse of dunes forming a nature reserve.
The far north of the beach is used by naturists.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Cumbria dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kite surfing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby

Nudist/naturist beach

Yes

Nearest town

Barrow in Furness

Postcode

LA14 3YF

OS grid ref.

SD 1833 6622

Water quality

Water quality star rating

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