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Warton Crag

Type:Country Park/Nature Reserve

Warton, Nr Silverdale, Lancashire, LA5 9QU

Tel: 01524 720333/761034

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Warton Crag
Warton Crag is a prominent limestone outcrop which stands sentinel over the village.

The limestone pavement is of a very high quality and of national importance. The weather in this part of the country, and the protection afforded by the trees and shrubs on the hillside, has created in the fissures of the pavement a micro-climate in which many species have flourished.

To the North West of the summit lie the remains of the Iron Age fortifications, the vantage point affording superb views North to the Cumbrian hills, East to the Pennines and South to the Lancashire plain. The paths to the summit are clearly marked, and there is a car park near Warton.

For more information contact the Arnside/Silverdale Countryside Management Project on (01524) 761034.

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Free entryFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Warton Crag (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

Directions

Road Directions

M6 J35 and A6 to Carnforth, then turn down into town. Pass the Railway Station and on to Warto. Turn left at the George Washinton Pub and up the Crag road to the Carpark in the main Quarry.

Public Transport Directions

Train to Carnforth or Silverdale. Bus from Carnforth to Warton.

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