"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Silecroft Beach

Silecroft bathing water is a remote, steeply sloping, pebbly beach levelling out to flat sand closer to the sea. At high water the sand is completely covered.

Beach type: Sand and Shingle

Nearest town: Millom

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: SD120811

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Silecroft Beach

  • Cumbrian Heavy Horses (4m)
  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park (8m)
  • Dalton Leisure Centre (8m)
  • Furness Abbey (8m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Owl and Pussycat (8m)
  • The Dock Museum (9m)
  • The Custom House (9m)
  • LazerZone (9m)
  • Forum 28 (9m)
  • Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre (9m)

Tourist Information

Millom
Tourist Information Centre
Station Building
Station Road
Cumbria
England
LA18 5AA

Phone 01229 774 819
Email millomtic@copelandbc.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 July

06:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1012
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1012
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:31 BST
(04:31 GMT)
Low Tide
12:26 BST
(11:26 GMT)
High Tide
18:04 BST
(17:04 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, this is a gently shelving sand and shingle beach which extends as far as the eye can see in both directions.

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