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Walney Island Coastal Walk

Walney Island Camping

Southend Caravan Park on Walney Island is a great location for motorhomes, campervans and caravans (no tents) with quite beaches, salt marsh, incredible wildlife and amazing views of Morecombe Bay and the fells of the Lake District

Location: near the southern tip of the island at Lat/long 54.057, -3.211

Campsite facilities: more of a holiday park it has full facilities including swimming pool, playground, resturant and bar

Dog friendly: Yes

Local facilities: cafe and restaurant on site; the excellent Queen’s Arms and micro-brewery is 3 miles away along a quiet lane; full facilities in Vickerstown and Barrow-in-Furness

Getting to Southend Caravan Park: by car from Barrow-in-Furness follow signs for Walney Island.  Cross Jubilee Bridge onto the Island and follow brown signs left at traffic lights. Follow this road for about 1km/0.6 miles then turn left down Carr Lane. Pass Biggar Village and follow the road to the South End Caravan site. Follow the road for a further kilometre until the reserve is reached. Buses run from Barrow- in-Furness to Biggar only

Don’t miss: walking Walney Island’s coastal route to see all of the highlights of the island.

Nearby islands: whilst you are there, there’s a lot more to explore, check them out here

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