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Roanhead Beach

Roanhead beach is a sandy beach with large areas of sand dunes situated three miles north of Barrow-in-Furness. The beach is within the Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve.

Strong currents make it unsuitable for swimming but the sand dunes and coastal scenery is very good.

Car parking and seasonal toilets at the Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve car park.

Roanhead Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Roanhead Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches at Barrow-in-Furness, 25 beaches in Cumbria, or check our list of Cumbria Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todayfair_day
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.3℃ to -0.7℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Dec 10fog
Expect a temp in the range -2.3℃ to -0.7℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -2.9℃ to -1.8℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Dec 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -3.1℃ to -2.5℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.1℃ to -0.4℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Dec 14cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -1.3℃ to -0.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (ENE)

Barrow-in-Furness weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Roanhead Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Roanhead Beach is at Duddon Bar 7.27 km (4.52 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 08 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:25 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 11:08 (Height 8.02m)
   Low Tide at 17:50 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 23:25 (Height 7.95m)
Fri 09 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:58 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 11:42 (Height 8.02m)
   Low Tide at 18:24 (Height 1.59m)
Sat 10 Dec
   High Tide at 00:01 (Height 7.85m)
   Low Tide at 06:28 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 12:15 (Height 7.95m)
   Low Tide at 18:58 (Height 1.69m)
Sun 11 Dec
   High Tide at 00:36 (Height 7.69m)
   Low Tide at 07:00 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 12:48 (Height 7.82m)
   Low Tide at 19:31 (Height 1.84m)
Mon 12 Dec
   High Tide at 01:11 (Height 7.49m)
   Low Tide at 07:31 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 13:23 (Height 7.63m)
   Low Tide at 20:05 (Height 2.00m)
Tue 13 Dec
   High Tide at 01:48 (Height 7.24m)
   Low Tide at 08:06 (Height 2.20m)
   High Tide at 14:00 (Height 7.38m)
   Low Tide at 20:43 (Height 2.18m)
Wed 14 Dec
   High Tide at 02:29 (Height 6.96m)
   Low Tide at 08:45 (Height 2.43m)
   High Tide at 14:42 (Height 7.11m)
   Low Tide at 21:28 (Height 2.36m)

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