Arnside and Silverdale is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) situated in the North West of England, on the border between Cumbria and Lancashire.
It was designated in 1972 covers 29 miles (75km) square, being one of the smallest AONB's.
The area includes stunning limestone pavements and hills such as Arnside Knott and Warton Cragg, interspersed with grassland, and much of the area is made up of ancient deciduous woodland. The coastal area, including Morcambe Bay contains large areas of salt marsh and mud flats, and is an important feeding ground for birds. The reedbeds of RSPB Leighton Moss are home to many stunning birds, including the Marsh Harrier, the Bearded Tit, and the rare Bittern.
The area is also incredibly home to more than half of the flowering plant species of Britain, including the HIgh Brown Fritillary and the Lady's-Slipper Orchid.
in the county of Lancashire(2.6 miles, 4.1 km, direction S)
The town's historic roots go back beyond the Bronze-Age, as evidenced by findings in the 20th century...
in the county of Lancashire(3.3 miles, 5.2 km, direction NE)
It was here that James I created "Sirloin" when he supposedly knighted his beef!..
in the county of Lancashire(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction NW)
This is the town that was at the centre of the cotton spinning industry for well over a hundred and fifty years. ..
in the county of Lancashire(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction SW)
Noted for its picturesque late-medieval manor house Rufford Old Hall, the village of Rufford occupies a fine setting on the fertile Lancashire Plains...
in the county of Lancashire(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction E)
This is a large, typical Lancashire village lying close to the urban sprawl of Blackburn and Accrington...All towns in Lancashire
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