Two popular caravan parks in Cumbria have been sold.

Seacote Caravan Park on Skinburness Road in Silloth has been sold to a multi-park operator for more than the guide price of £2.25m and

Violet Bank Holiday Home Park, on Simonscales Lane in Cockermouth has been bought by a private individual in excess of the guide price of £1m.

Savills handled both the sales.

Seacote has 71 static caravans and pitches for 15 touring caravans and has around six acres of land.

The sale also includes a warden’s bungalow and amenity block and, Savills said, subject to planning permission, could be expanded.

Cockermouth’s Violet Bank is a 24-acre site with 13 lodges, 95 static caravan pitches and three twin unit caravans.

Other buildings at the holiday home park include a bungalow with a private garden and an office building.

Richard Prestwich, director in the leisure and trade related team at Savills Chester, said: “The businesses strong credentials and the fantastic provision offered by these parks made this an excellent opportunity for the purchasers and we are very pleased to have secured these deal on behalf of our respective clients.

“Violet Bank Holiday Home Park and Seacote Caravan Park both offer far reaching views with stunning scenery in a key holiday destination within the UK.”

Managing director of Cumbria Tourism, Gill Haigh, said: “Camping and caravanning play a strong role in Cumbria’s £3bn visitor economy. Both Cockermouth and Silloth are ideally situated, not only providing easy access to the Lake District National Park but also the county’s west coast, the city of Carlisle and Hadrian’s Wall – all of which play a vital part in attracting people to visit less-explored parts of our stunning county.”