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Explore the Amazing Landscapes around our Flagship Park, Silverdale

Silverdale Holiday Park is nestled in a our magnificent Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasting sweeping views of Morecambe Bay, miles upon miles of countryside and charming woodland.

Visit the nearby villages of Silverdale and Arnside, explore local market towns including Carnforth and Kendal and enjoy the majesty of the Lake District within an hour’s drive.

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Explore The Area & Things To Do Around Our Silverdale Park

Surrounding Silverdale

The quaint and friendly village of Silverdale is just a short 20-minute walk from the park. Silverdale has interesting local shops offering fresh and locally-sourced produce, perfect for a leisurely lunch or picking up snacks for a day out.

The village pub, The Royal Silverdale, is par of the Holgates Family Group and offers a wide selection of locally-sourced beers and ales as well as offering hearty meals. This lovely pub is warm and inviting after having gone undergone a restoration in 2016. Rain or shine, The Royal Silverdale is the perfect place to socialise, spend time with family and be merry.

Silverdale and its surrounds also offer a variety of exciting activities for all ages. Sandy beaches, ancient ruins, and lovely walking and cycling routes are all easily accessible offering the whole family plenty to explore. The coastal walk to Jenny Brown’s Point is a particular highlight with panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

Nature lovers will also find the RSPB Leighton Moss just a 10-minute drive away. Here you are sure to catch some high-flying birds and captivating creatures. Keep your eyes open for breeding bitterns, bearded tits, deer and butterflies.

For a bit of culture, the Wolf House Gallery nestled in the trees at Woodwell (right on our doorstep) offers crafty and creative gifts, jewellery and more. The tea rooms have some scrumptious cakes and are also well worth a visit.

Visitors will find Kendal also known as Gateway to the Lakes just 15 miles away. This inviting market town is home to local shops, restaurants, galleries and more, and is a fantastic day out for the whole family. Make sure you try the famed Kendal Mint Cake, this sweet treat is a favourite with hikers.

Places to Visit

The World of Beatrix Potter, Windermere

One of the largest attractions in the Lake District, The World of Beatrix Potter is a fantastic family day out. Recreating some of Beatrix Potter’s magical stories within the beautiful Lake District countryside, The World of Beatrix Potter includes a character-themed café and gift shop.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

The Brewery Arts Centre is one of Kendal’s hidden gems with a busy events calendar all year round. From arts events and exhibitions to two cinema screens showing the latest releases, there’s something for everyone, even on rainy days. This venue also has hands-on events in the form of craft workshops to keep the kids entertained.

Thespians will also find a full music and theatre programme. Many of these shows are targeted towards younger audiences. To keep your energy up, the Vats Bar and Grainstore Restaurant has a fantastic menu with food and drink aplenty.

Lakes Aquarium, Lakeside

Situated on the southern tip of Lake Windermere, this aquarium is home to more than 30 different marine habitats. Each habitat features unique species from across the world. A crowd favourite is the otter exhibit. You can watch these cute, intelligent creatures feeding at specified times or take a walk through the underwater tunnel and experience life beneath the surface.

For a full day experience why not combine your visit to the Lakes Aquarium with a trip aboard Windermere Lake Cruises. Old-fashioned steamers transport visitors from Bowness down to the Lakes Aquarium.

Wray Castle, Low Wray

Wray Castle, located near Ambleside at Low Wray, is a magical neo-gothic castle. This fantastical castle is really popular with kids allowing them to explore the rooms, turrets, and gardens. The turrets also offer stunning views of Lake Windermere.

Even when the weather isn’t playing ball Wray Castle is well worth a visit. Kids can have fun with historical fancy dress outfits or explore the Peter Rabbit adventure rooms, packed with activities for the little ones.

Hill Top, Near Sawrey

This house was the home of the famed children’s author Beatrix Potter and is now owned by the National Trust, who she the house to in her will. The 17th-century farmhouse is fully open to the public and recreated to be as close as possible to how it was back when Beatrix Potter was living there, with lots of items and artefacts that were owned by her.

The Lake District

The Lake District is a national treasure with millions of holidaymakers visiting places like Silverdale, Kendal and Arnside all year round. The rolling hills, breathtaking views, and crystal clear lakes make this landscape a favourite with hikers, walkers, and nature enthusiasts. Fishermen, kayakers, cyclists and other sporting enthusiasts also flock to the forest, fells and waterways. The surrounding towns and villages offer history, culture, and sustenance in equal measure. 

This area also has important significance on Britain’s literary landscape with the likes of Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin and William Wordsworth all drawing on this magical landscape for inspiration. With all of this on offer, it’s little wonder it has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Local Beach Access & Walks

Silverdale

The Cove is a small stone beach just a 5-minute walk from the main entrance of Silverdale Park. This beach is perfect for quiet strolls and access to the wider coastline.

Arnside Knott

Arnside Knott is a walk between Silverdale and Arnside that offers breathtaking views of Morecambe Bay from the top. This route is easily accessible from Silver Ridge Park.

Far Arnside

At one of our splendid coastal parks Far Arnside, you will find an access point onto the coastline perfect for walks and maybe even a picnic when the tide is out!

Shore Road

Shore Road is a thoroughfare connecting the coastline of Morecambe Bay to the wider area and the nearby village pub, The Royal Silverdale. This makes it a great place to start or end your day out.

Jenny Brown’s Point

Jenny Brown’s Point is a fantastic vantage point and the perfect backdrop for holiday snaps. This point also gives you access to coastline walks and is great as part of a day trip with the nearby RSPB Leighton Moss or Wolf House Gallery.

  • Surrounding Silverdale
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    District
  • Beach Access
    & Walks

Surrounding Silverdale

The quaint and friendly village of Silverdale is just a short 20-minute walk from the park. Silverdale has interesting local shops offering fresh and locally-sourced produce, perfect for a leisurely lunch or picking up snacks for a day out.

The village pub, The Royal Silverdale, is par of the Holgates Family Group and offers a wide selection of locally-sourced beers and ales as well as offering hearty meals. This lovely pub is warm and inviting after having gone undergone a restoration in 2016. Rain or shine, The Royal Silverdale is the perfect place to socialise, spend time with family and be merry.

Silverdale and its surrounds also offer a variety of exciting activities for all ages. Sandy beaches, ancient ruins, and lovely walking and cycling routes are all easily accessible offering the whole family plenty to explore. The coastal walk to Jenny Brown’s Point is a particular highlight with panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

Nature lovers will also find the RSPB Leighton Moss just a 10-minute drive away. Here you are sure to catch some high-flying birds and captivating creatures. Keep your eyes open for breeding bitterns, bearded tits, deer and butterflies.

For a bit of culture, the Wolf House Gallery nestled in the trees at Woodwell (right on our doorstep) offers crafty and creative gifts, jewellery and more. The tea rooms have some scrumptious cakes and are also well worth a visit.

Visitors will find Kendal also known as Gateway to the Lakes just 15 miles away. This inviting market town is home to local shops, restaurants, galleries and more, and is a fantastic day out for the whole family. Make sure you try the famed Kendal Mint Cake, this sweet treat is a favourite with hikers.

Places to Visit

The World of Beatrix Potter, Windermere

One of the largest attractions in the Lake District, The World of Beatrix Potter is a fantastic family day out. Recreating some of Beatrix Potter’s magical stories within the beautiful Lake District countryside, The World of Beatrix Potter includes a character-themed café and gift shop.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

The Brewery Arts Centre is one of Kendal’s hidden gems with a busy events calendar all year round. From arts events and exhibitions to two cinema screens showing the latest releases, there’s something for everyone, even on rainy days. This venue also has hands-on events in the form of craft workshops to keep the kids entertained.

Thespians will also find a full music and theatre programme. Many of these shows are targeted towards younger audiences. To keep your energy up, the Vats Bar and Grainstore Restaurant has a fantastic menu with food and drink aplenty.

Lakes Aquarium, Lakeside

Situated on the southern tip of Lake Windermere, this aquarium is home to more than 30 different marine habitats. Each habitat features unique species from across the world. A crowd favourite is the otter exhibit. You can watch these cute, intelligent creatures feeding at specified times or take a walk through the underwater tunnel and experience life beneath the surface.

For a full day experience why not combine your visit to the Lakes Aquarium with a trip aboard Windermere Lake Cruises. Old-fashioned steamers transport visitors from Bowness down to the Lakes Aquarium.

Wray Castle, Low Wray

Wray Castle, located near Ambleside at Low Wray, is a magical neo-gothic castle. This fantastical castle is really popular with kids allowing them to explore the rooms, turrets, and gardens. The turrets also offer stunning views of Lake Windermere.

Even when the weather isn’t playing ball Wray Castle is well worth a visit. Kids can have fun with historical fancy dress outfits or explore the Peter Rabbit adventure rooms, packed with activities for the little ones.

Hill Top, Near Sawrey

This house was the home of the famed children’s author Beatrix Potter and is now owned by the National Trust, who she the house to in her will. The 17th-century farmhouse is fully open to the public and recreated to be as close as possible to how it was back when Beatrix Potter was living there, with lots of items and artefacts that were owned by her.

The Lake District

The Lake District is a national treasure with millions of holidaymakers visiting places like Silverdale, Kendal and Arnside all year round. The rolling hills, breathtaking views, and crystal clear lakes make this landscape a favourite with hikers, walkers, and nature enthusiasts. Fishermen, kayakers, cyclists and other sporting enthusiasts also flock to the forest, fells and waterways. The surrounding towns and villages offer history, culture, and sustenance in equal measure. 

This area also has important significance on Britain’s literary landscape with the likes of Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin and William Wordsworth all drawing on this magical landscape for inspiration. With all of this on offer, it’s little wonder it has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Local Beach Access & Walks

Silverdale

The Cove is a small stone beach just a 5-minute walk from the main entrance of Silverdale Park. This beach is perfect for quiet strolls and access to the wider coastline.

Arnside Knott

Arnside Knott is a walk between Silverdale and Arnside that offers breathtaking views of Morecambe Bay from the top. This route is easily accessible from Silver Ridge Park.

Far Arnside

At one of our splendid coastal parks Far Arnside, you will find an access point onto the coastline perfect for walks and maybe even a picnic when the tide is out!

Shore Road

Shore Road is a thoroughfare connecting the coastline of Morecambe Bay to the wider area and the nearby village pub, The Royal Silverdale. This makes it a great place to start or end your day out.

Jenny Brown’s Point

Jenny Brown’s Point is a fantastic vantage point and the perfect backdrop for holiday snaps. This point also gives you access to coastline walks and is great as part of a day trip with the nearby RSPB Leighton Moss or Wolf House Gallery.

Where to Find Us

Silverdale Holiday Park
Middlebarrow Plain
Cove Road
Silverdale
Lancashire
LA5 0SH

01524 701508