Silecroft Beach

Silecroft beach is a large sand and shingle beach that always have lots of space.

The beach is on the edge of the Lake District stretching as far as the eye can see with the main feature being the 600 metres height of Black Combe.

Note it is not always as windy as our feature picture above.

Facilities include parking next to the beach, toilets, often an ice-cream van.

Silecroft Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Silecroft Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at Millom, 25 beaches in Cumbria, or check our list of Cumbria Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Silecroft Beach Photos


Silecroft Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Sep 28
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Sep 29
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (E)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WNW)

Millom weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Silecroft Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Silecroft Beach is at Duddon Bar 7.59 km (4.72 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 27 Sep
   Low Tide at 06:29 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 11:57 (Height 8.38m)
   Low Tide at 18:36 (Height 1.06m)
Wed 28 Sep
   High Tide at 00:08 (Height 8.56m)
   Low Tide at 07:02 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 12:29 (Height 8.41m)
   Low Tide at 19:11 (Height 1.08m)
Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 00:41 (Height 8.51m)
   Low Tide at 07:35 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 13:03 (Height 8.30m)
   Low Tide at 19:45 (Height 1.22m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 01:17 (Height 8.33m)
   Low Tide at 08:07 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 13:40 (Height 8.06m)
   Low Tide at 20:20 (Height 1.48m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 01:56 (Height 7.99m)
   Low Tide at 08:41 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 14:22 (Height 7.69m)
   Low Tide at 21:01 (Height 1.82m)
Sun 02 Oct
   High Tide at 02:43 (Height 7.49m)
   Low Tide at 09:25 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 15:15 (Height 7.20m)
   Low Tide at 21:54 (Height 2.21m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 03:46 (Height 6.89m)
   Low Tide at 10:26 (Height 2.56m)
   High Tide at 16:29 (Height 6.73m)
   Low Tide at 23:13 (Height 2.51m)

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