Silecroft

Superb beach and stunning coastal waters

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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.

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Jenny Brumby
Duddon Villa
Borwick Rails, Millom
Cumbria, LA18 4JU
Tel: 07793 613 557
Email: jennybrumby@btinternet.com