A short walk from the town West Silloth Beach is a truly vast expanse of sand and dunes, revealing uninterupted views of the the solway firth. On clear days you can take in the landscape of southern Scotland and Galloway, the towns of Annan and Southerness are both visible from the sands and on clear evenings the lights of Kirkcudbright can be seen across the water.
The walk to the beach will take you past Silloth Docks which recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. Situated on the dockside is the large flour mill of Carrs which began milling in 1831 and still produces the finest quality flour today. You will also pass the prestigious links course of Silloth on Solway golf club and the historic convelecant home which dates back to 1829 and had its own rail platform when the Carlisle to Silloth railway was in existence.
West Silloth Beach has been award the prestigious Yellow Flag by the Tidy Britain Group and plays host to a vast array of bird and sea life. If you are visiting Silloth then take time to venture to this part of the town. Children and adults alike will enjoy the vast open space and views.
Silloth Harbour Entrance
Silloth Main Dock and Carrs Mill
Sunset over West Beach
Looking to Scotland