"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Silloth Beach

Silloth beach is a large flat expanse of sand with some patches of pebbles. A band of sand dunes follows the coastline near this bathing water.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle/conrete

Nearest town: Silloth

Local authority: Cumbria County Council

OS Grid Reference: NY104534

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Things to see and do near Silloth Beach

  • The Gincase Farm Park (3m)
  • John Paul Jones Cottage (8m)
  • Southerness Lighthouse (8m)
  • Caerlaverock Castle (9m)
  • Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (9m)
  • The Devils Porridge Exhibition (12m)
  • New Abbey Corn Mill (12m)
  • Sweetheart Abbey (12m)
  • Shambellie House Museum of Costume (12m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
10 Criffel Street
Nr Wigton

Phone 016973 31944

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 June


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 65%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 57%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 62%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
05:38 BST
(04:38 GMT)
Low Tide
12:42 BST
(11:42 GMT)
High Tide
18:14 BST
(17:14 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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Tell us what you think about Silloth Beach

Silloth is a small town on the edge of the Solway Firth. It has an area of docks with extensive sandy beaches, backed by dunes to the south and shingle beaches with groynes and concrete sea defences adjacent to the town.

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