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Top Attractions near Hawthorne Sands

There's no need to choose between a seaside getaway or a countryside holiday home - at Hawthorne Sands you can have both!

The park is a few hundred yards from the beach and Morecambe is just 5 miles away. Visit to experience all its classic seaside attractions and to wander its statue-lined promenade; the perfect spot for watching multi-coloured sunsets as you tuck into fish and chips.

Famous for its castle, canals and beautiful parkland, nearby Lancaster is an essential visit, while further afield you'll discover the untamed beauty of the Forest of Bowland and Silverdale & Arnside AONB.

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Heysham

Lancashire
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A quaint seaside village sitting on the edge of Morecambe Bay, with expansive views, a lovely beach and ancient sights just waiting to be discovered!

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Morecambe Bay

Marine Rd Central, Morecambe, Lancashire
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A spectacular natural landscape, this iconic stretch of coastline is awash with breathtaking vistas, rare wildlife and seriously fun outdoor activities!

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Lancaster Castle

Castle Parade, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YJ
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Experience being locked up in the dark, cold cells of one of Europe's oldest prisons - within the walls of this medieval castle.

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Williamson Park

Quernmore Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1UX
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There are plenty of secrets to uncover within these gorgeous meadows and woodlands - from scary snakes and tarantulas to adorable meerkats and butterflies.

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Leighton Hall Estate

Carnforth, Cumbria, LA5 9ST
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Play the grand piano or unwind in the Victorian drawing room, this is a charming historic home that you're encouraged to explore and enjoy!

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Samlesbury Hall

Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0UP
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A truly beautiful medieval hall that's free to visit and home to historic treasures, ancient woodland and some of the most delightful farm animals!

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GB Antiques

Lancaster Leisure Park, Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, LA1 3LA
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Charming Victoriana, grand Edwardian oak furniture and vibrant 1960s memorabilia all come together at Britain's largest indoor antiques and furniture centre.

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Greenlands Farm Village

Tewitfield, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1JH
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Meet, pet and even feed some of your favourite animal friends at this working farm, that's fun-filled no matter what the weather!

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Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

Hale, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7FE
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Be captivated as you come face-to-face with a spectacular snow leopard or discover the inquisitive charm of a ring-tailed lemur at this wonderful little zoo.

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Bowland Wild Boar Park

Chipping, Preston, PR3 2QT
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From up-close encounters with wild boar to hand-feeding adorable deer, goats and llamas there's so much to entertain the little ones at this wildlife park.

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Arnside and Silverdale AONB

Milnthorpe, Silverdale, Carnforth, LA5 0RW
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An incredibly diverse landscape that's home to wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery and the most rewarding walks. This AONB is a natural wonderland.

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Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria
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One of Britain's most celebrated national parks is simply bursting with character, countryside and culture - a visit here isn't just recommended it's essential!

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Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Broadwood Entrance, Ingleton, Carnforth, LA6 3ET
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A glorious 4.5 mile walk through some of the most spectacular countryside in Yorkshire - with waterfalls to admire and ancient oak woodlands to explore.

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Forest of Bowland

Lancashire and North Yorkshire
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This gigantic AONB is a natural playground! Hike evocative remote hillsides, cycle idyllic forest pathways and trek along picturesque lanes on horseback.

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP
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Discover the Preston of yesteryear, from sumptuous Victorian costumes and toys to an amazingly well preserved prehistoric elk at this wonderfully varied museum.

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Half Moon Bay

Smithy Ln, Heysham, Lancashire
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Just south of Morecambe, you'll find the town of Heysham, home to a ferry port, power station and Half Moon Bay Beach.

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Silverdale Cove

Cove Rd, Silverdale, Lancashire
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A hidden gem amongst the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Silverdale Cove is a pretty, sheltered beach with views over Morecambe Bay.

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Cleveleys Beach

North Promenade, Cleveleys, Lancashire
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The seaside town of Cleveleys lies just north of Blackpool and is home to an endless stretch of tidal beach.

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