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Askam-in-Furness Beach

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

A long sandy beach on the edge of Duddong sands. Askam-in-Furness has a large pier built from slag from the old iron works.

Beach Type



Picnic site and a camp-site
Local pubs and shops located in the town



Nature and Wildlife

A walk from here to Barrow-in-Furness can be a very rewarding day trip offering some magnificent views. This area is a breeding ground for the rare natterjack toad.

Water Quality





No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Forum 28. 28 Duke Street. Barrow-in-Furness. LA14 1HU Tel: +44 (0)1229 894784 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Barrow in Furness
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1933, -3.2125
Postcode: LA16 7AW
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Take the A590 to Dalton-in-Furness and turn north on the A595 to Askam-in-Furness

Public Transport

There is a train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Askam (Less than a mile away)
Millom (Approx. 3 miles away)
Kirkby-in-Furness (Approx. 3 miles away)
Dalton (Cumbria) (Approx. 3 miles away)
Green Road (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Duddon Sands, Askam-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Askam Station, Askam-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Sandscale Haws, Dalton-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Lord Street, Millom (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Lancashire Road, Millom (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Square, Millom (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Millom Station, Millom (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Nelson Street, Dalton-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Lime Street, Dalton-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Tudor Square, Dalton-in-Furness (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Barrow in Furness