Many of Cumbria’s key attractions can be found within easy reach of Silloth, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful John Paul Jones Museum and the much-loved Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. Two other interesting attractions that are within a short distance of Silloth are Caerlaverock Castle and Ruthwell Cross.
Nearby Brunton Park, Carlisle is the perfect place to experience Cumbria’s passion for soccer, and to see local legends, the Carlisle United FC, in all their glory. On game days follow the river of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans in the nearby pubs for a post-game drink.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Old Shop, Dumfries, the Aikton Arms, Wigton and the Farmers Inn, Dumfries are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.