The Duddon estuary has a large tidal range and this photograph was shot shortly after an 8m tide. At higher tides of up to 10m the metal railings in the distance on the right become submerged and create a potential navigation hazard.
Uploaded to Geograph by Andy Deacon on 23 May 2011
Location type: Town
OS Grid: SD159779
Local Authority: Copeland
Nearest postcode: LA18 4GY
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)