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The Hayloft

Silloth, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972638)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    marianne j
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    “Whit week”

    We have had a lovely peaceful stay at The Hayloft. It was our 2nd time staying here and both times we have enjoyed our stay.

    We have had a lovely peaceful stay at The Hayloft. It was our 2nd time staying here and both times we have enjoyed our stay. The apartment has everything that a family needs for a comfortable stay - and the beds are super comfy! We have been blessed with a good week of weather and the children have made good use of the trampoline and go-karts at the accommodation. Kath and Norman are excellent hosts and we have enjoyed our trips to their cafe onsite too - the homemade cakes are delicious.


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The property

The Hayloft is a first floor apartment on a working farm close to the Solway Coast and conveniently located to explore the western Lake District.

The apartment is an ideal base for a relaxing break at any time of year. Croftlands Court is located four miles from the Victorian seaside town of Silloth with village green overlooking the Solway Firth, shops, restaurants, bars and award winning golf course.

Within a short drive is the western Lake District with Buttermere, Crummock Water, Ennerdale and Wast Water, Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and Scottish Borders are also within easy reach making this an ideal base from which to explore Cumbria. Converted from a former 17th century coach house and stable block to four modern apartments and one cottage all retaining exposed stone walls and beams, they will appeal to families or couples looking for a base from which to explore the Lake District in an area of peace and tranquillity.

Located on the owners working farm guests can enjoy meeting the animals including the hens, ducks, rabbits and no farm is complete without a friendly dog and cat.

The farm also has its own tea room and bakery where you can sample the home baked cakes. The Hayloft is on the first floor, has oil fired under floor heating and comprises: Dining/lounge with TV, DVD player and CD/radio. Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with hand basin and WC. All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available. Ample private parking. Shared use of the patio area in the courtyard with BBQ and garden.


First-floor apartment. Two bedrooms: 2 x double. Bathroom with telephone shower, basin and WC. Open plan living/dining room. Kitchen.


  • Oil fired underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, TV, DVD player and CD/radio
  • Oil and electricity included, bed linen and towels provided
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking
  • Shared courtyard patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Bakery and tea rooms on site, beaches and golf 4 miles.

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About the location


Maryport 12 miles; Carlisle 23 miles.

The popular resort of Silloth in West Cumbria lies north of the Lake District on the shore of the Solway Firth. On the opposite shore lie the hills of Southern Galloway in Scotland and to the south Skiddaw and the Northern Fells can be seen. Silloth was renowned for its "invigorating air, temperate climate, airy streets, its promenade and beach". It has glorious sea and mountain views and the light and the sunsets are renowned. It was developed in the 1850s; the railway arrived in 1856, the docks were opened 3 years later. The Carr's biscuit factory flour mill opened in 1886. Silloth was for a time, one of the country’s premier seaside resorts. The town was laid out on a regular grid pattern and planned as a "health resort for the upper and middle classes". The streets running off the wide, tree lined, cobbled Criffel Street are all named after the rivers flowing into the Solway Firth. The 'Green', an ever present feature is 34 acres of open grassland and is communal space for all to enjoy. Silloth and Solway Golf Club, situated in the town is a championship course which is ranked No 1 by the National Club Golfer Magazine 2016 for both quality and value. There are superb walks, particularly along the coastline, west to Allonby and east to Grune Point. Birdwatching is ever present. Both the Lake District and the English Heritage site of Birdoswald Fort, Hadrian's Wall are an easy 40 minute drive away. With quiet country roads and the Cumbria Coastal Way this is an ideal location for cyclists and walkers.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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