Millom Coastguard were called out this afternoon following reports of multiple persons in danger of being cut off by the incoming tide. Haverigg Inshore Rescue Team launched to assist.
A spokesperson said:
"A family of four were escorted to safety by a member of the team. We had conflicting reports that there may have been more casualties on different areas of the beach.
"These locations were checked by the boat and our vehicle. Satisfied that all persons were accounted for, units returned to their respective stations.