Murmarations Skinburness

Skinburness is a great place to observe murmarations. According to the RSPB, a murmaration is “basically a mass aerial stunt – thousands of birds all swooping and diving in unison. It’s completely breathtaking to witness.” Some birds, e.g. starlings do it for many reasons. “Grouping together offers safety in numbers – predators such as peregrine falcons find it hard to target […]

Silloth Sunsets

For many years, the Solway Coast has been well known for its beauty. The English Romanticist painter, JMW Turner, one of Britain’s great landscape painters, was inspired by the light over the Solway.  Today, the same light and beauty around Silloth-on-Solway inspires photographers and artists of all kinds. Here are a few inspirational Solway sunset images taken by some talented local photographers.

Happy bees, bugs and butterflies in Silloth-on-Solway. The Heritage Rose and Bee Garden on Silloth Green has been highlighted in an article about Vivian Russell in Cumbria Life Magazine,  April 2016 Issue. Supported by Silloth Town Council, who manage Silloth Green, Vivian gave much of her free time in 2015 to designing, planting and caring for the garden. Not only did she concentrate […]