Things to Do – What’s Nearby

Halton (1 Mile):  This is our local village with a great Convenience Store (open 7am-10pm each day), Pharmacy / Post Office and a Fish & Chip Shop. There is also a pub called The Greyhound as well as The Red Door Cafe.

Carnforth (3 miles):  A market town made famous for it’s Train Station, which appeared in the movie Brief Encounter. There are 3 Supermarkets – Tesco, Booths & Aldi as well as other shops including the fabulous Carnforth Bookshop. There are lots of places to eat such as cafes and takeways. We would recommend the Brief Encounter Cafe and The Royal Station Hotel.

Lancaster (5 miles): Our local and very historic City with plenty to see and do including a good shopping centre and the fantastic Lancaster Castle. There are also some very good museums such as The Lancaster Museum, The Judges Lodgings and the Maritime Museum.

The Ashton Memorial is a stunning domed follty, set in beautiful parkland with great views over the city. Free to visit.

There are lots of great places to eat too – Our favourite is Gallico Lounge

Morecambe (5 miles): – A seaside resort with breathtaking views across the bay to the Lake district fells. The Eden Project North is set to revolutionise the town when it arrives in the next few years.

Kirkby Lonsdale (12 miles): Another quaint market town full of Independent shops, cafes and the famous Ruskin’s view.

Lake District (25 miles):  Full of scenic Lakes and majestic fells, pretty villages and towns. The Lake District is simply stunning!


CinemasVUE in Lancaster  –  Reel Cinema in Morecambe

Theatres:  Lancaster Grand Theatre  –  The Dukes, Lancaster.

Bowling: Soul Bowl, Morecambe

Zoos:  Williamson Park Mini Zoo & Butterfly House (4 miles) –  Lakeland Wildlife Oasis (9 miles) –  Lakes Safari Zoo (40 miles)

Escape RoomLancaster Escape Room

Family Fun

Open FarmGreenlands Farm (5 miles)

Soft PlayGiggles (5 miles)

Minature RailwayCinderbarrow Railway (7 miles)

Parks:  Happy Mount Park (5 miles)

Ice Cream:  Wallings (12 miles)    The Milking Parlour (12 miles)