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Melling, Carnforth, Lancs, LA6 2RE

Tel: 01524 582394

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Melling with Wrayton, Lancashire, is a small settlement forming part of a cluster of sites along the Lune valley which the densest distribution of Norman castles outside of the Welsh border countryside. Each has evidence of a motte - as with Arkholme and Whittington - but Melling has no surviving bailey. Locally attributed as, “The Cathedral of the Lune Valley”, lovely St Wilfrid’s parish church, with a belfry of six bells appears, originally, to have formed the manorial chapel within the, now missing, castle bailey.


Road Directions

A 683 from Lancaster, towards Kirkby Lonsdale

Public Transport Directions

Nearest Railway connection is Lancaster, then Lune Villager Bus from Lancaster


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