"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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 995
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 991
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 989
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 987
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 986
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 986
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:49 GMT
High Tide
07:35 GMT
Low Tide
14:11 GMT
High Tide
19:58 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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