"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


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

Tourist Information Centre
Station Building
Station Road
LA18 5AA

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 27 May


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 69%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 57%
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Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 64%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 66%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:01 BST
(04:01 GMT)
High Tide
10:39 BST
(09:39 GMT)
Low Tide
17:29 BST
(16:29 GMT)
High Tide
23:04 BST
(22:04 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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