"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 Thursday 24 May


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 66%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 53%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:53 BST
(00:53 GMT)
High Tide
07:47 BST
(06:47 GMT)
Low Tide
14:43 BST
(13:43 GMT)
High Tide
20:29 BST
(19:29 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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