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.

Planning your visit to Roanhead Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Roanhead Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 10.9 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Oct 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 10.1 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Oct 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 06heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Oct 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SSE)
Monday, Oct 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 6.3 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, helping you to plan the best time to visit Roanhead Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 03 Oct
   High Tide at 01:09 (Height 8.72m)
   Low Tide at 07:58 (Height 0.96m)
   High Tide at 13:29 (Height 8.21m)
   Low Tide at 20:16 (Height 1.22m)
Wed 04 Oct
   High Tide at 01:48 (Height 8.18m)
   Low Tide at 08:32 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 14:07 (Height 7.73m)
   Low Tide at 20:54 (Height 1.73m)
Thu 05 Oct
   High Tide at 02:30 (Height 7.51m)
   Low Tide at 09:07 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 14:48 (Height 7.18m)
   Low Tide at 21:38 (Height 2.29m)
Fri 06 Oct
   High Tide at 03:19 (Height 6.79m)
   Low Tide at 09:47 (Height 2.68m)
   High Tide at 15:42 (Height 6.59m)
   Low Tide at 22:38 (Height 2.78m)
Sat 07 Oct
   High Tide at 04:26 (Height 6.13m)
   Low Tide at 10:49 (Height 3.17m)
   High Tide at 17:03 (Height 6.14m)
Sun 08 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:13 (Height 3.01m)
   High Tide at 06:03 (Height 5.82m)
   Low Tide at 12:37 (Height 3.34m)
   High Tide at 18:42 (Height 6.13m)
Mon 09 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:46 (Height 2.82m)
   High Tide at 07:39 (Height 6.07m)
   Low Tide at 14:10 (Height 3.07m)
   High Tide at 20:00 (Height 6.53m)

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