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Grange-over-Sands Attractions
Listed below are attractions in Grange-over-Sands:
Cartmel Priory
The village of Cartmel, close to Grange-over-Sands, grew up around the twelfth century Priory church which, according to legend, was built between two parallel streams in response to a íheavenly...
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Cartmel Priory Guided Tours
This 12th Century priory has experienced an exciting history and visitors will be shown how this Christian church founded in 1188 has developed over the years. The daily routine...
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Cartmel Racecourse
Picturesque Cartmel Racecourse, part of the Holker Estate, is situated on the edge of the Lake District and stages just seven National Hunt (jump) race meetings a year. A three-day...
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Duckyís Park Farm
Duckyís Park Farm offers a fun and educational day out for families and school parties. In addition to a mini go-kart track, outdoor bouncy castle and indoor play area, the...
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Fell Foot Country Park
Come and explore this Vicotrian park on the east shore of Lake Windermere. Itís a great place for the family, with boat hire, childrenís activities and adventure play area....
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Finsthwaite Tower
Finsthwaite Tower is situated between the small village of Finsthwaite and the slightly larger Newby Bridge. The tower was built to honour the officers, seamen and marines of the...
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Gleaston Castle
Gleaston Castle dates back to 1325 and the de Harrington family who lived there for over one hundred years. The castle and estate passed to Lord William Bonvilla and eventually...
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Grange Ornamental Gardens
In 1865 this piece of land was leased from Benjamin Hall to Alexander Brogden for 21 years, to form an ornamental garden. When the lease expired in 1886, Grange Council...
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Grange Promenade
Between the Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands and the Morecambe Bay estuary is a promenade that stretches from Grange railway station for approximately one mile. "The prom" offers a leisurely...
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Grange Railway Station
Grange Railway Station has been restored to its former Victorian grandeur. It is situated on the Furness Line and offers direct access to and from Manchester Airport. It was designed...
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Hampsfell Hospice
Built in 1846 by the vicar of Cartmel, Hampsfell Hospice has provided shelter for travellers ever since. Just a half hourís walk from from Grange, the Hospice boasts an outstanding...
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Heron Theatre
As a converted 18th Century grammar school this building entertains Heron Theatre members and the general public with plays, music, films, lectures and more. The Heron Theatre is part of...
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High Dam
High Dam can be easily reached along a well-marked footpath from the National Trust car park that lies below. It is a beautiful tarn and you can walk around...
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Humphrey Head
Humphrey Head is the tallest limestone cliff in Cumbria and from here you can enjoy a fabulous panorama across Morecambe Bay, just three miles south of Grange-over-Sands, Humphrey Head juts...
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Lakeland Miniature Village
A fascinating insight into the buildings of Lakelandís yesteryear made from local Coniston slate. These miniature buildings depict Cumbrian houses (including such classics as Hill Top, the home of Beatrix...
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Lakes Glass Centre, The
The Lakes Glass centre offers a unique opportunity to visit two working glass factories in one convenient location. Cumbria Crystal produces high quality full lead crystal tableware and giftware whilst...
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Low Dam
Low Dam is situated just beneath the much larger and more famous High Dam, the main source of water power for Stott Park Bobbin Mill situated further down the hill....
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Normandy Veterans Memorial Gardens, The
This area known as "Sunken Gardens" is thought to be the most historic place in Grange-over-Sands. Grange is thought to take its name from a French word "graunge" meaning "granary",...
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St Michael & All Angels Church
St Michael and All Angels is a church that has an overwhelming history. There has been a place of worship on this site for almost a thousand years. The churchís...
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St Peterís Church
St Peterís at Finsthwaite was founded in 1724 and was originally in the parish of Hawkshead. The church you see today, however, was built in 1873-4, and belongs to the...
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