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Skinburness Beach

Silloth, Cumbria

A shingle beach backed by concrete sea defences and wooden Groynes.

Beach Type



There is a caravan site close to the beach and further facilities available in the town

Nature and Wildlife

On the Cumbria coastal path. Grune Point is within walking distance.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No Dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Silloth TIC 10 Criffel St. Silloth. Nr Wigton. CA7 4BT. Tel: 01697 331944


Nearest town: Silloth
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8772, -3.37967
Postcode: CA7 4QQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Silloth-on-Solway, Cumbria at Explore Britain.


Access through Silloth which is signposted off the A596 at either Wigton or Aspatria.

Nearest Railway Stations

Aspatria (Approx. 8 miles away)
Annan (Approx. 9 miles away)
Wigton (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

Skinburness Road, Silloth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Pines, Silloth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Sea View, Silloth (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Wolsty Banks Nature Reserve, Beck Foot (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Mawbray Banks Nature Reserve, Mawbray (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Silloth