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.
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Things to Try
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.