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Bay View Garden Centre

Type:Garden Centre

Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 8ET

Tel: 01524 230700

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Bay View Garden Centre

Bay View is a family run garden centre tucked away on the shores of Morecambe Bay. Situated just off the A6 and only minutes from the M6, Junction 35, Bay View Garden Centre is one of the area’s best kept secrets.

They stock a huge selection of high quality plants, garden accessories, homeware and gift items sold to you by their friendly, knowledgeable staff. Gardening is their passion, and they are experts in all things gardening. From plants and bulbs to outdoor living furniture and garden supplies, you’ll find everything you need (and more) under one roof on the shores of the bay.

There is also a restaurant and cafe onsite offering a great selection of tasty food and drinks for the whole family all freshly prepared each day by their team of dedicated chefs. 

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Opening Times

Bay View Garden Centre & Restaurant (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Open all year (except Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day). Bank holidays operate Sunday opening hours.


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


Road Directions

Easy to find: We are located just off the M6, Junction 35 on the A6, two miles south of Carnforth. Brown tourist signage from the main A6 road: Bay View Gardens. Heading north from the Manchester, Preston or Lancaster direction on the M6 or A6: Travelling on the A6 - located 5 miles north of Lancaster in Bolton le Sands. Look for the brown tourist signs directing left into Mill Lane. Travelling North on the M6 exit at Junction 35: Signposted Carnforth and follow the directions for Carnforth, head through Carnforth for 2 miles into Bolton-le-Sands, turning right at the brown tourist sign into Mill Lane. SAT NAV: LA5 8ET Heading South from Kendal, the Lakes or Carlisle direction on the M6 or the A6: Travelling on the M6 exit at Junction 35 signposted Carnforth and follow the directions for Carnforth, head through Carnforth for 2 miles into Bolton-le-Sands, turning right at the Brown tourist sign into Mill Lane. Alternatively travel on the A6 following a similar route through Carnforth. SAT NAV: LA5 8ET Heading west from Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton or North Yorkshire direction head towards Morecambe Bay/Lancaster and pick up the route for Carnforth following the directions above. SAT NAV: LA5 8ET

Public Transport Directions

Bay View has excellent transport connections, by foot, or bicycle, there are bus routes that stop at the top of the lane only 500 yds from the Garden Centre. From Lancaster the No 555 From Morecambe the No 5 From the North Lakes, Kendal, Milnthorpe or Carnforth the No 555 Travel by boat: If you’re traveling on the Lancaster Canal its easy to moor up and take a little stroll down Mill Lane.


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The Restaurant at Bay View Garden Centre, Bolton-le-SandsThe Restaurant at Bay View Garden Centre offers unique views across Morecambe Bay at Bolton-le-Sands. The menu offered is seasonal and freshly prepared with a wide choice of cakes and a daily specials made onsite to order.

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