The picturesque town of Carnforth is set within beautiful rolling countryside, it’s close to the Cumbrian border and has easy access to the coastal paths at Morecambe Bay. Historic Lancaster and the seaside resort of Morecambe are also handy for days out.
Cyclists and walkers are spoilt for choice; the area is not only a haven for wildlife – The RSPB Nature Reserve at Leighton Moss is only a few miles away, it''s also home to several circular walks that allow you to explore both the town and surrounding countryside, you''ll also find family-friendly cycling trails nearby. The waterbus service takes you from the town to Tewitfield and makes a great day out for families.
Experience your own ''Brief Encounter'' at Carnforth Station; scenes from the film were shot here and the Heritage Centre lets you delve into the town''s history, offering a fascinating insight into the life of this railway town.
If you''re enjoying a family holiday, there''s plenty in Lancashire to keep everyone amused. Leighton Hall is a favourite; events including open-air Shakespeare productions and classic car rallies are held during the summer months and bird of prey displays take place in the grounds. Additionally there''s a children''s play area and caterpillar maze.
If you plan to eat out you''ll find a range of family friendly eateries in the town, including French restaurants, traditional inns and contemporary gastro-pubs. There''s something to suit all tastes, and most establishments put an emphasis on using locally sourced ingredients.
For self-catering accommodation in Lancashire search for holiday cottages in Carnforth and come to see what Lancashire has in store for you.