Grange-over-Sands is located in Cumbria and is situated near the popular Lake District. Originally, Grange-over-Sands was a part of Lancashire County. During the late 19th century the town of Grange-over-Sands expanded as a fishing village, particularly as the railway developed in the local area. The town also became a popular seaside resort, due to its proximity to Morecambe Bay. Today the town remains a popular stopping off point for those who want to enjoy the beauty and attractions of the Lake District. There are ample dining, shopping and accommodation options in Grange-over-Sands as well as in the immediate area.
Grange over Sands is an English seaside town that is located within the area of Cumbria. This town was historically within the English county of Lancashire however this all changed in 1974.
During the Victorian era the town grew into a very popular small village and it made its name in the world of fishing. This seaside resort became even more popular due to the arrival of the railway. This town is located within Morecambe Bay and it is across from the area of Morecambe.
The area of Lindale is adjacent to the town of Grange over Sands and Lindale is located to the northeastern side of the town. Cartmel is located on the northwesterly side of the town of Grange over Sands. There is a country house within the town that is called Holker Hall and it was developed on the land that was once part of the Cartmel Priory. The stables that are located at Holker House are the location of the Motor Museum of Lakeland.
The railway station for the area is located within the Furness Line and this line allows easy access to Barrow in Furness and Ulverston which are both located on the west and, Manchester Lancaster and Preston which are located to the east of the town.
The town has a beautiful promenade that is about one mile in length and the River Kent used to flow past the promenade. The river has now however changed its course and it now runs on the Arnside side of the estuary.