Silecroft comes within the boundaries of Whicham Civil Parish in Copeland. Having a local station, the Cumbrian Coastline Railway passes through this village and along the coast.
If you are looking for peace and relaxation then welcome to the coastal village of Silecroft. A few miles to the North of Millom on the A5093 it sits along the glorious Whicham Valley with a backdrop of dramatic scenery encompassing the lake district fells and the magnificent Black Combe.
Overlooking a superb beach and stunning coastal waters, this little village offers accommodation in the form of a caravan park, bed and breakfast and hotel and guest houses within a few miles.
The large expanse of the child friendly sand and pebble beach allows plenty of space for activities such as angling, kiting, dog walking and horse riding. The latter is provided by a local centre within the village and also The Cumbrian Heavy Horse Centre in the nearby Whicham Valley who are the UK‛s only specialised Heavy Horse Riding establishment. Unique in the use of magnificent Clydesdale,Shire and Ardennes heavy horse breeds, for riding, using the vast area of Silecroft beach for one of their expeditions.
The ‘pop-up‛ cafe situated at the end of the large car park offers a break for walkers, bathers and fishermen alike. The beautiful leafy lanes of Silecroft make it an ideal haven for walking and pony trekking, which is available locally. There is also a well maintained 9 hole golf course with fine sea views, a pub which offers the best in local cuisine and a railway station that runs along the west coast.