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in the county of Lancashire

Hest Bank, Lancashire
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About Hest Bank

Until the 19th-century, the regular route to and from the distant Lake District. It was a lonely journey, fraught with the terror of shifting sands and perilous river estuaries to cross. Intriguing events took place, and stories are told of guides abandoning travellers unable to pay for their services. In our peaceful times, the view from Hest Bank to the lofty mountains of the Lake District National Park, remains singularly spectacular, the lovely distant scenery is one of the joys of Morecambe Bay. The other is Morecambe's 4 mile long promenade, which is close to Hest Bank.

Hest Bank is backed by a rural open landscape, there is a closeby RSPB site and sands run in the direction of Bolton-le-Sands and Morecambe. The ancient walk across the sands to Kents Bank is still navigable at times but should not be undertaken unless accompanied by an experienced guide. There is lots going on in this pleasant area and the resort caters for boaters and those who enjoy fishing. Hest Bank makes an interesting alternative to crowded Morecambe, it is ideal as a base for touring coast and the old cotton towns of Lancashire.

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Morecambe Promenade.

Morecambe (94 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire

(2.3 miles, 3.7 km, direction SW of Hest Bank)

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in the county of Lancashire

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction S of Hest Bank)

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(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction NE of Hest Bank)

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in the county of Cumbria

(7.9 miles, 12.8 km, direction N of Hest Bank)

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Lancaster Castle, Lancaster, Lancashire.

Lancaster Castle (20 Pictures)

(2.7 miles, 4.4 km, direction S)

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(3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction S)

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(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction SE)

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Coastal View in Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, England

Coastal View

Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
Coastal View is a holiday home set in Bolton le Sands, 34 km from Blackpool. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. Towels and bed linen are available in this holiday ho...
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15 Elms Road in Morecambe, Lancashire, England

15 Elms Road

Morecambe, Lancashire, England (0.9 miles, 1.4 km)
15 Elms Road is a holiday home with a garden, set in Morecambe in the Lancashire Region. The property is 33 km from Blackpool and free private parking is provided. The unit is fitted with a kitchen....
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Enys in Morecambe, Lancashire, England

Enys

Morecambe, Lancashire, England (1.5 miles, 2.3 km, direction SW)
Enys offers pet-friendly accommodation in Morecambe. The property is 32 km from Blackpool and boasts views of the garden. There is a dining area and a kitchen as well as a private bathroom. A TV and ...
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The Royal Hotel in Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, England3 stars

The Royal Hotel

Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, England (1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction NE)
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The Wimslow in Morecambe, Lancashire, England

The Wimslow

Morecambe, Lancashire, England (1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction SW)
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Craigwell in Morecambe, Lancashire, England4 stars

Craigwell

Morecambe, Lancashire, England (1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction SW)
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The Ashley in Morecambe, Lancashire, England4 stars

The Ashley

Morecambe, Lancashire, England (1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction SW)
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Nearby travel help

Bare Lane Station(1.1 miles, 1.8 km)
M6 Junction 34(2.0 miles, 3.3 km, direction SE)
Morecambe Station(2.6 miles, 4.2 km, direction SW)
M6 Junction 35(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NE)
Blackpool Airport(23.5 miles, 37.8 km, direction SW)
Leeds Bradford International Airport(49.2 miles, 79.2 km, direction E)
Hest Bank to London(210.9 miles, 339.4 km, direction SE)