Grange itself has much to offer the visitor.
A traffic-free promenade, ornamental gardens, a duck pond, golf courses, brass band concerts and vantage points for bird watching are just some of the many attractions on offer.
The advent of the Furness Railway transformed the small fishing village of Grange-over-Sands into the fashionable Victorian/Edwardian resort, with wealthy merchants building grand houses.
Grange is situated on the Cumbrian coast, at the foot of the Lake District National Park
Grange Tourist Information Centre is situated in the Victoria Hall on Main Street
Historic village of Cartmel.
This unspoilt village is situated in a quiet valley in one of England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty.
Take time to visit this medieval village and explore the surrounding landscape that reaches out to meet the sands of Morecambe Bay on the edge of the Furness Peninsula.
Offering stunning views of the South Lakeland District fells and countryside, Cartmel has grown up around its famous 12th Century medieval Priory. It is a special place where ancient history and tradition mingle effortlessly with the present day.
Around the village square you will discover a delightful assortment of genuine 16th – 18th century buildings providing, as they have for centuries, well stocked shops and private dwellings, including Cartmel Village Shop stocking all sorts of delicious food and drink from artisan producers across the country. As well as being the home of Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Arnside is a vibrant and beautiful village in Cumbria, situated on the border with Lancashire, and facing the estuary of the River Kent. The Barrow to Lancaster railway crosses the river here on an impressive viaduct. The old pier opposite the Post Office is a reminder of the days when most of the local trade was done by sea. Arnside is fortunate to have a range of local shops and amenities – including two pubs, a post office, a bakery, fish and chip shop and three general stores.
Arnside is located within one of Britain’s smallest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the Arnside and Silverdale AONB. There are many interesting and scenic local walks – both along the shoreline and over Arnside Knott.