Silecroft


Silecroft

The village of Silecroft in Cumbria is in the parish of Whicham. It is situated between the towns of Millom and Bootle, and also neighbours the towns/villages of Haverigg, Kirksanton and Whitbeck.

Black Combe, a mountain near Silecroft, takes two hours to climb, with views on clear days stretching from Sellafield to Morecambe, a visit could be extended to cover White Combe, a neighbouring fell. The main route is from Whicham church, which has a small car park. The routes up the mountain are well-trodden and easy to follow. Black Combe measures 600 metres.

Silecroft has many facilities including: a railway station, caravan park, bed and breakfast, village shop, pub, horse trekking centre and golf course. The agricultural landscape of the area leaves many open fields and small forests, giving the village a peaceful atmosphere.

External links

* [http://uk.geocities.com/millomtic/Page1.html Millom Tourist Information Centre]
* [http://www.millompalladium.co.uk Palladium Events Website]
* [http://www.kingbilly.co.uk The King William IV Website.]
* [http://uk.geocities.com/sharpene/Page33.html Visit Silecroft Website]
* [http://uk.geocities.com/sharpene/Page3.html Silecroft Reports (News) Website]
* [http://uk.geocities.com/sharpene/Page4.html Silecroft Events Website]
* [http://wwww.theminersarms.net The Miners Arms Website.]
* [http://www.millom.org/ Millom information website]


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