Things to do in and around Grange-over-Sands
Things to see and do with a few kilometers of the town:
The remains of the priory and associated 12th century church are managed by the people of the local Village Society. Beyond the renowned stained glass, the heritage centre houses an exhibition catering for all ages, depicting the history of the building.
Things to see and do in the area:
Housed inside a 17th Century building in Hawkshead, the Beatrix Potter Gallery is managed by the National Trust. You can learn about Beatrix Potter's life and see many of the books and drawings for which she is famed.
Happy Mount Park is a traditional park for people of all ages, the park is complete with a paddling pool and plenty of other activities for the kids, picnic tables, a cafe, bowling green and the beautiful gardens.
Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.. After exploring the 125 acres of deer park, stop at The Courtyard Café to linger over morning coffee and the papers or enjoy tea after a restful and entrancing day.
The Lakeland Motor Museum, within the grounds of Holker Hall, houses an extensive and fascinating collection extending to some 20,000 exhibits, including cars, motorcycles, tractors, bicycles, pedal cars and engines. The Campbell Legend Bluebird Exhibition pays tribute to world land and water speed record breakers, Sir Malcolm and son Donald Campbell. Highlights include full size detailed replicas of the 1935 Bluebird car and the famous Jet Hydroplane, Bluebird K7.
Amongst the rolling stock of this spectacular steam railway is the oldest working standard gauge steam locomotive in Britain, FR20. Choose to simply enjoy the passing countryside by taking a round trip or stopover and take a cruise on Lake Windermere.