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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

A comfortable first-floor apartment, not far from the charming resort of Silloth on the Solway coast and located on a working farm, the Hayloft is an ideal base for exploring the lesser known West Lakes of the spellbinding Lake District.

Located on an exclusive development of four apartments and one cottage, all sympathetically converted from a 17th-century coach house and its stable block, this holiday home will suit family and friends taking a break in lovely Cumbria at any time of year.

The apartment has oil fired underfloor heating throughout, and there's a pleasant open plan/kitchen dining room with comfortable sofas and views over the farm.

The modern kitchen is well equipped and the two double bedrooms share the use of the light and airy modern family bathroom with bath with telephone shower, vanity unit and WC. Outside there's a large shared courtyard with garden furniture and plenty of off road parking for your cars.

This is a working farm so prepare to be greeted by the friendly cat and dog.

There's also a tea room and bakery where you can sample delicious home baked cakes! Croftlands Court is just 4 miles from the charming Victorian seaside resort of Silloth on the Solway coast.

This designated Area of Natural Beauty has some fantastic country walks, an award-winning golf course and shops, bars and restaurants.

Just a short drive away are the lesser known West Lakes of the beautiful Lake District including Buttermere, Crummock Water, Wast Water, and Ennerdale, winner of Britain's Best View.

This is an area rich in history and a visit to Carlisle castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned is a must.

There is also excellent shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars.

A stone's throw beyond is Hadrian's Wall and the lovely countryside of both the Lakes and the Scottish Borders.

With its comfortable and cosy accommodation and excellent location, The Hayloft and Croftlands Court is the ideal jumping off point for an exploration of delightful Cumbria at any time of year.


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:

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