Visiting

Visiting Silverglades

If you are interested in visiting or joining, please contact the MBNC Secretary:

phone 07467 246690

email enquiries@mbnc.org.uk

Lawn and meadow
One of the lawns

Open Day Sat 9th July 2022

Free for first time visitors!

Morecambe Bay Naturist Club (usually) hosts an annual Open Day at Silverglades in the summer. If you have not been to Silverglades before, there is no day fee for the first 24 hours of your visit, if you’d like to stay longer (either camping or returning the next day) you’ll only pay for the subsequent day(s)

If you wish to attend, just contact the club by email
enquiries@mbnc.org.uk

Alternatively you can call or text  07467 246690

We don’t publish the exact location, but Silverglades is ten minutes walk from Silverdale station on the Lancaster, Barrow, Carlisle line so is ideally situated for naturists without transport who live within striking distance of the Leeds – Morecambe or West coast lines (some journeys require a change at Lancaster)

Plan your journey by train at
https://www.thetrainline.com/stations/silverdale

When you contact us, we will give you full directions to our gate where we will meet you.

Our facilities are few, just a small clubhouse, barbecue and picnic tables (so, no electrical hookups or piped water/waste). What we do have however is  10 acres of woodlands and glades with an abundance of nature

For those who wish to stay more than a day, there are clearings suitable for either camping under canvas or for small-medium sized caravans or campers. (Due sharp bend in our access track, contact us for advice if you have a large caravan or camper).

Perfect for a few days peace and quiet in tranquil and beautiful surroundings. The night sky, when clear, is amazing as we have little light pollution here.

Read more about our 10 acre site “Silverglades” at:
https://morecambebaynaturistclub.wordpress.com/silverglades/


Day visitors

MBNC is a membership club and all visitors must be accompanied by one of our members. Please note that we need a few days notice of your intended visit, to make arrangements for a member to be on site.

As a guide,  visits are easier to arrange on the dates below:

  • The AGM usually on the second Saturday in September
  • Our annual Open Day, usually on the second Saturday in June or July.
  •  Second Saturday of the month from March to October when Committee meetings are happening
  • The last Saturday of the month from March to September when “Putting Nature back into Naturism” events are held
  • Midweek afternoons, usually on Tuesdays from March to September commencing 1pm –  weather permitting!

Outside the above days, we will do our best to facilitate your visit but cannot guarantee the availability of any particular dates or pitches. We have members who live close to Silverglades who will be pleased to meet you on site, given sufficient notice of your visit. It’s a good idea to check the weather forecast first, as members are less likely to turn out when rain is forecast.

On your first visit, you will be asked to show photo ID and proof of address. Please ensure you have these with you. We do not retain copies, we just want to ensure you are who you say you are


More than 3 days

camping in the glades

A non-member may visit up to a maximum of 3 days in any year after which they are encouraged to become a Member.

The advantages of becoming a Member are:

  • You will have free day visits/camping for the remainder of the year
  • You will not have to be accompanied by a Full Member
  • You will be given the padlock codes for gate so you can come and go freely
  • You will have 24 hour access to the clubhouse
  • You will receive occasional newsletters and updates
  • You will have a say at the AGM
  • You will have access to the Members Area of the website

Ready to book?

Please Contact the Secretary to arrange a visit or to join MBNC

Please refer the  Fees Table for suggested donation


Guidelines for Members and Visitors

Members and Visitors must bring their own water and be prepared to be self-sufficient on site. Note that unless there is a club member present there will be no access to the club house.

Please take litter and rubbish home, leaving the site clean and free from debris.

Whilst on the site, remain tidy and be considerate to other users

Animals

Silverglades is a “wildlife-friendly” site so please only bring pets that won’t disturb the local wildlife. Generally we love dogs, but we have Roe Deer in our grounds so dogs must remain under control at all times and not disturb other site users. Please scoop any poop and take it with you.

Smoking

We allow smoking outdoors at Silverglades unless the ground is baked dry. Please use an ashtray as large parts of the site will be a fire risk in dry weather.

The clubhouse is a no-smoking area.

Vehicle access

Track to clubhouse

Track up from gate
Track up from gate

Access to the site is by short track, with one sharp bend and some overhanging branches. If your vehicle is large, seek advice from us  before attending.

Parking

Please use the car park below the clubhouse. Vehicles should not proceed any further except for disabled access – please make contact prior to your visit so that arrangements may be made.

Camping / caravanning

Camping
Camping

If you are overnighting in one of the glades, you may park your car with you

Further information

You may read detailed site information for visitors here

Members may read site information for members here


Morecambe Bay Naturist Club. Putting Nature back into Naturism
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