Small car parks available at Eaves Wood and Arnside Knott.
Dogs welcome under close control.
No visitor building and no toilet facilities. Footpath surfaces can be uneven, rocky and steep in places and can also be slippery when wet.
Much of the area is covered in steep, gravelled paths which can be loose and/or slippery in places. There are also gates and stiles along the way.
10 minutes from A6 between Carnforth and Milnthorpe. 15 minutes from J35 of M6. Arnside Knott car park: From Silverdale Road (LA5 0AL) turn right (southeast bound) into Red Hills Road and continue for 0.6 miles. Keep left to continue onto Knott Lane for 0.2 miles. Continue onto Saul’s Drive for 0.3 miles up the track and through the cattle grid. Eaves Wood car park: From Silverdale village centre head north on Emesgate Lane for 0.5 miles. Continue straight on along Park Road for 0.4 miles and Eaves Wood car park is on the left at LA5 0UQ, grid reference SD471 759.
Parking: at Arnside Knott and Eaves Wood. Arnside Knott car park: Situated at the very end of the track (LA5 0BP), grid reference SD 450774. Unmarked and at capacity can hold 15 - 20 cars. Eaves Wood car park: No designated spaces but will hold approximately 15 cars. Jack Scout: Limited roadside parking. Parking in Silverdale (half a mile from Jack Scout).
The Lancashire Coastal Way passes through Arnside and Silverdale, along with many other footpaths. Arnside Knott is around a 25 minute walk from the centre of Arnside and Eaves Wood and Jack Scout are approximately a 25 minute walk from Silverdale village centre along small, quiet country roads, with no pavements. Most sites have more than one entrance on foot, look out for the National Trust Omega Signs as you enter. Many entrances on foot which can be found on Ordnance Survey map OL7 - ‘English Lakes South-eastern area’
There are stations at Arnside (0.5 miles), Silverdale (0.5 miles) and Morecambe (9 miles). Regular trains to both Arnside and Silverdale, which have stations on the Barrow/Manchester Airport line. Not all trains stop at Silverdale.
Silverdale Circular 33, Silverdale Rail Station - Silverdale Village - Holgates Caravan Site, Mon-Sat. Also buses 550 Kendal - Silverdale and 552/3 Kendal - Arnside. For more information go to Visit Bittern
Close to the Lancashire Cycleway on Regional Route 90. On-road cycling to and from the property sites on quiet country lanes. For more information go to the Sustrans website
Lancaster Canal runs nearby. There are no public boat services. Public transport links at Carnforth.
Travel the green way and help us preserve this amazing place. Explore the new journey planner for Morecambe Bay to find how out how you can arrive, whether via the beautiful Furness railway, the Bay cycle route, or the network of country paths. Plan your car-free visit with help from the Morecambe Bay Partnership
Find out about walking your dog at Arnside and Silverdale, from the facilities available to how you can help us to protect the local wildlife. Arnside and Silverdale is a two pawprint rated place.
Nationally significant for wildlife, with miles of limestone grassland, mixed woodland and views of the Lakes and Dales.
Flower-studded pasture leading to a rocky headland looking out to sea and with views of the Lakeland fells.
Ancient woodland and glades in Silverdale, home to a variety of wildlife. The Queen Victoria Jubilee Monument (also know as the Pepperpot) is a photogenic viewpoint.
Explore Arnside and Silverdale in Cumbria, an area of national importance for wildlife such as wildflowers, butterflies, glow-worms and wood ants.
Explore the hills and paths of Arnside Knott and climb to the top for sweeping views. What wildlife and rare wildflowers will you spot on your visit to Arnside Knott?
Visit Eaves Wood at Arnside and Silverdale to discover centuries-old yew trees and a monument to Queen Victoria where you can pause to take in the view over Silverdale.
Head to the Jack Scout cliffs at Arnside and Silverdale to see the Arnside tidal bore, go birdwatching then stay for the sunset views over Morecambe Bay from Giant’s Seat.
Admire countryside views over Cumbria and discover the sights and sounds of wildlife on this circular walk at Arnside Knott, renowned for its varied wildlife.
Walk through woodland and climb up to the Pepperpot (the Queen Victoria Jubilee Monument) over limestone pavement and through woodland clearings to see a wonderful view of Morecambe Bay and the surrounding countryside.
Arnside Knott is covered with limestone grassland and mixed woodland, which attracts a variety of insects and is especially renowned for butterflies.The area is made up of species-rich limestone grassland, woodland, wet meadow, scree and scrub.
There are outstanding views from the summit to the Lake District and Morecambe Bay.
The Lots in Silverdale is an area of easy-walking grassland in the middle of the village, which leads down to the shore at the Cove and has wonderful views over Morecambe Bay.
Jack Scout is one of only two cliffs in the area and provides a good breeding ground for song-birds as well as feeding places for weary migrant-birds passing through.
Find out about the work that National Trust rangers and volunteers carry out throughout the year to maintain special place for wildlife and visitors alike.