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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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 25 beaches in Cumbria, or check our list of Cumbria Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (N)
Friday, Jan 27fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)
Monday, Jan 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (W)

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 26 Jan
   High Tide at 02:15 (Height 8.23m)
   Low Tide at 08:54 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 14:33 (Height 8.60m)
   Low Tide at 21:27 (Height 0.95m)
Fri 27 Jan
   High Tide at 03:00 (Height 7.83m)
   Low Tide at 09:37 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 15:19 (Height 8.17m)
   Low Tide at 22:11 (Height 1.40m)
Sat 28 Jan
   High Tide at 03:46 (Height 7.36m)
   Low Tide at 10:23 (Height 1.88m)
   High Tide at 16:08 (Height 7.64m)
   Low Tide at 22:57 (Height 1.89m)
Sun 29 Jan
   High Tide at 04:38 (Height 6.88m)
   Low Tide at 11:16 (Height 2.29m)
   High Tide at 17:05 (Height 7.09m)
   Low Tide at 23:53 (Height 2.32m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 05:41 (Height 6.50m)
   Low Tide at 12:22 (Height 2.61m)
   High Tide at 18:13 (Height 6.65m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:01 (Height 2.60m)
   High Tide at 06:58 (Height 6.34m)
   Low Tide at 13:41 (Height 2.70m)
   High Tide at 19:32 (Height 6.48m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:16 (Height 2.64m)
   High Tide at 08:15 (Height 6.50m)
   Low Tide at 14:57 (Height 2.56m)
   High Tide at 20:44 (Height 6.63m)

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