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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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 25 beaches in Cumbria, or check our list of Cumbria Dog Friendly Beaches.

Visit Silecroft Beach


(Get directions)

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 6.4℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 13.7 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Feb 01rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 11.6 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 11.8 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 13 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 5 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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:01 (Height 2.60m)
   High Tide at 06:58 (Height 6.34m)
   Low Tide at 13:41 (Height 2.70m)
   High Tide at 19:32 (Height 6.48m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:16 (Height 2.64m)
   High Tide at 08:15 (Height 6.50m)
   Low Tide at 14:57 (Height 2.56m)
   High Tide at 20:44 (Height 6.63m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:20 (Height 2.49m)
   High Tide at 09:16 (Height 6.86m)
   Low Tide at 15:58 (Height 2.28m)
   High Tide at 21:42 (Height 6.94m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:11 (Height 2.26m)
   High Tide at 10:04 (Height 7.25m)
   Low Tide at 16:47 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 22:27 (Height 7.26m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:54 (Height 2.03m)
   High Tide at 10:43 (Height 7.58m)
   Low Tide at 17:27 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 23:04 (Height 7.53m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:29 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 11:18 (Height 7.83m)
   Low Tide at 18:02 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 23:38 (Height 7.72m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 06:01 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 11:50 (Height 8.00m)
   Low Tide at 18:34 (Height 1.42m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Where to stay ...

You may also like ...

In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

Something to eat…

Nearby beaches…

Something to see and do…

Your Recently Viewed Locations