Seascale is a small coastal town in the Western Lake District. Situated between Whitehaven and Millom it is the perfect stop off when exploring this beautiful part of the Lake District.
In Victorian times it was a busy seaside resort. It still has a beach and walks that lead into the nearby countryside. The sea front has a jetty, a fort complete with cannon and fully rigged mast, a human sundial and buried time capsules.
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Cumbria, CA20 1NS
Map reference: NY 038006 Lat: 54.39174 Long: -3.48304
From Carlisle take the A595 to Cockermouth, go through Cockermouth heading for Egremont, then carry onto Gosforth, take a right turn signposted Seascale. From Penrith, take the A66 towards Keswick, then onto Cockermouth. Turn left at the main roundabout, signposted A5086 to Egremont then carry onto Gosforth, take a right turn signposted Seascale.
From the south, take junction 36 from the M6, head along the A590 to Ulverston/Barrow in Furness. Just before Ulverston, at Greenodd take the right turning and follow the A5092 for Broughton in Furness. From Broughton take the A595 north to Whitehaven, as you enter Gosforth village take the left turn signposted Seascale.