Visitor Info

Useful Information for Visitors

The Trail always takes place the last full weekend in June.

Opening Times

Friday 1pm – 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:30am – 5:30pm
Please check catalogue for any variations to the advertised general opening times

The Venues

Our exhibitors will take great pleasure in welcoming you in to their homes, studios, workshops and public spaces and every effort is made to make your visit enjoyable.

We are sorry that dogs are not allowed inside any of the venues. (With the exception of guide dogs)

There are many private venues as well as public venues. They are numbered on the maps with the following icon and are also clearly indicated throughout the villages by signs on doors and gateposts.

Venue facilities are represented by the following icons…

Our key public venues provide all of the above facilities as well as catalogue sales, and they are:

The Silverdale Hotel
The Gaskell Hall
Silverdale CE School
Hazelwood Hall Pavilion, Silverdale
The Methodist Church, Silverdale
The WI Hall, Arnside
The Educational Institute, Arnside


Please download a copy of our 2018 Trail maps.

Cash Facilities

Please note that many studios do not take credit or debit cards so please remember to take cash or a chequebook with you. Cash machine facilities are available in Silverdale at the Coop, Silverdale News, Holgates Caravan Park and Cinnamon Spice. In Arnside at Londis and Ye Olde Fighting Cocks Pub.


The Art Trail exhibitors and hosts cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or injury sustained by any members of the public whilst visiting the venues or travelling on the buses.