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The Cumbria/Lancashire border around Arnside and Silverdale is often neglected by the Lake District visitor, however the area is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. It has sites of scientific interest because of the rare butterflies and alpine plants that may be found around the limestone pavements.

There are many lovely wooded walks around Arnside Knott, up to the "Pepper-Pot" at Silverdale or around the coast with its cliff top walks and sea views.

Pretty shops line Arnside promenade and after a walk, a drink sat outside the Albion or Fighting Cocks looking across the estuary towards Grange and the Lakes peaks on a summer night is ample reward. You can try to spot the salmon leaping. Watch for the tidal bore at Arnside as the tide comes in.

Arnside had excellent communication links. The motorway junctions M6 J35 and M6 J36 are less than ten miles away, meaning easy access to the Lakes, Windermere (20 miles), Lancaster (17 miles), or North Yorkshire (20 miles). Arnside railway station allows easy access to Carnforth (of "Brief Encounter" fame), Grange, Ulverston and Barrow.

Pele Towers
Arnside Tower

The Ruined Pele towers at Towers farm (Arnside Tower) between Arnside and Silverdale and Hazelslack Tower, Nr Carr Bank.
Pictures are available from the photo gallery.

The Fairy Steps
The Fairy Steps

Limestone pavement in Beetham woods.
Pictures are available from the photo gallery.

Cross Bay Walk

Cross bay walks, often hosted by Cedric Robinson - the Queen's Guide, start at Arnside.

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Nr Milnthorpe. Tel 015395 63027

Open daily. Interactive Zoo. From microscopes to Mere cats, fascinating journey through the world of wildlife.

Trekkers Ponytrekking & Stables
Hale Moss, nr Milnthorpe.
Tel 015395 63265

Leighton Moss Nature Reserve (RSPB)
Myers Farm, Silverdale,
Nr Silverdale Railway Station.
Tel 01524 701601

Open daily, admission charge.

Heron Corn Mill and Museum of Papermaking
Beetham, Milnthorpe.
Tel 015395 63363

Open daily. 18th century working corn mill. Admission charge.

Leighton Hall
Nr Carnforth, Lancs.
Tel 01524 734474

Open Tuesday-Friday. Admission charge. Historic home, tours and gardens. Spectacular events, birds of prey.

Wolfhouse Gallery Gibralta
Tel 01524 701405

Interesting and unusual gifts, crafts and cafe.

Docker Park Farm Visitors Centre
Arkholme, Nr Carnforth
Tel 01524 221331

Wych Elm Fly Fishery
Tel 01524 781449

Trout fishing. Open all year, admission charge.

Levens Hall
2 miles north of Milnthorpe
Tel 015395 60321

Elizabethan House and world famous topiary. Open Sun-Thurs. Admission charge.

Sizergh Castle
Sizergh, Nr Kendal
Tel 015395 60070

14th century Pele tower extended in Tudor times. House and Gardens. Open daily. Admission charge.

Dallam Park
Dallam Tower Estate,Milnthorpe

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