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Tewitfield Marina

Tewitfield Marina

Tewitfield Marina is situated along the Lancaster Canal, in a convenient location in Lancashire near the border with Cumbria, not far from the village of Carnforth. Here you’ll find a range of superb self-catering apartments and townhouses located around a working marina, with plenty of great accommodation to choose from including pet-friendly options if you want to bring along the dog. Many of these properties enjoy scenic views across the water.

As well as being perfect for a holiday in Lancashire, Tewitfield Marina is also an ideal home base for exploring two popular national parks, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, both of which are within easy reach. You can also take a day trip to the city of Lancaster, with the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale and the small town of Carnforth conveniently close as well. And, of course, you can enjoy a walk along the Lancaster canal towpath.

Fantastic accommodation

Many of the stylish townhouses and apartments here enjoy views across the marina, and there’s also a variety of pet-friendly properties for anyone who wants to bring along the dog on their holiday here.

Near the Lake District

Tewitfield Marina is situated just a 15-minute drive from the Lake District National Park, which has 16 superb lakes to discover, including Windermere, England’s largest body of water. It’s well worth the trip.

Close to the Yorkshire Dales

Another national park within easy reach of Tewitfield Marina is the Yorkshire Dales, which is just over 15 minutes’ drive away. Its stunning rugged landscapes cover thousands of miles of unspoilt scenery.

Local Lakeland towns

Close to Tewitfield Marina you’ll find the historic town of Carnforth, whose railway station appears in the 1945 film Brief Encounter. Also close by is the beautiful historic market town of Kirkby Lonsdale.

City of Lancaster

Lancaster, the county town of Lancashire, is 15 minutes by car from Tewitfield Marina, and is well worth visiting, with a medieval castle, a historic cathedral and priory, and all the city amenities you’d expect.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.

Things to Try

Lake District

Tewitfield Marina is an ideal home base from which to discover the spectacular landscapes and magnificent waters of the Lake District National Park, with 16 lakes to visit as well as Scafell Pike, England’s tallest mountain, and a variety of incredible landmarks, attractions, and villages to stop off at along the way.

Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales National Park covers thousands of square miles’ worth of rugged, unspoilt beauty, with mysterious moors, scenic hills and valleys, and countless charming villages dotted throughout. This romantic destination is rich with fascinating history and wild nature, ideal for walking, cycling, and exploring.

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Beyond the two nearby national parks, there are a number of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty close at hand. You’re just half a mile from the Arnside and Silverdale AONB, famed for its wildlife and with multiple nature reserves, and it’s also just a ten-minute drive to the gorgeous Forest of Bowland.

Sizergh Castle

Step into history with a visit to Sizergh Castle and Garden, with a Grade I listed stately home home partially dating back to the fourteenth or fifteenth century, as well as a beautiful garden, all set within 1,600 acres of grounds which include a limestone pasture, orchards, and gorgeous woodland.

Where to Go...

For Food and Drink

The New Inn Restaurant in Yealand is a five-minute drive away and offers delicious food in a relaxed atmosphere within a Grade II listed building. The village of Bolton-le-Sands, just past Carnforth, also has a range of eateries, including Miaitalia, the Far Pavilion curry house, and Archers at Red Bank Farm.

For Attractions

The cathedral city of Lancaster, Lancashire’s county town, is perfect for a day trip from Tewitfield Marina. Pay a visit to the medieval hilltop Lancaster Castle, the Cathedral Church of St Peter, Lancaster Priory, and other historic sites – or spend a day exploring the city’s more modern offerings.

For Activities

If you’re looking for an active outdoor holiday, you’ll be spoilt for choice with walking and cycling routes galore in this part of the country. Wander the towpath of the scenic Lancaster Canal or head off on a hike on one of the many scenic local trails, which are suitable for walkers of all ages and abilities.