Fancy escaping the busy coastal spots for less-visited shores? Well, you're in luck, as one 'secret and remote' spot in Cumbria has been named.

Over the past few weeks, the weather has been turbulent, to say the least. But after this -hopefully last - thunderstorm, we can wish for a better climate as we approach summer.

When the sun comes out, the UK transforms from a pretty grim place to our own personal paradise. And where better to visit than the beach? Well, a quiet beach.

Now, The Telegraph has rounded up a list of the most remote and secret beaches in the UK, and named one in Cumbria.

Sandscale Haws, Cumbria

The Telegraph said: "Huge skies and expansive sands are the perfect antidote to the 1m-plus rule, and the stats at Sandscale Haws are impressive: 700 acres of dunes, more than 100 plant species, 40,000 migrating egrets and a breeding ground for rare natterjack toads.

"Fortunately, a tiny percentage of visitors to this beach and national nature reserve are human, so you will have the views across the Duddon Estuary to high Lakeland peaks almost to yourself."

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What is Sandscale Haws?

Sandscale Haws is an IPA (Important Plant Area) which means it’s a key site for exceptional botanical richness including rare wildflowers like coralroot orchid, yellow bird’s-nest and dune helleborine. 

It’s also home to several species of bats and owls and over 300 species of fungi are found here.

How to get to Sandscale Haws:

Take junction 36 off the M6, then head west on the A590. Drive through Ulverston towards Barrow-in-Furness. After passing Dalton-in-Furness, take Oaklea Road on your right, signposted to Roanhead