Trains to Grange-over-Sands

Trains to Grange-over-Sands

Trains to Grange-over-Sands:

“Let the train take the strain”

Grange-over-Sands is a charming seaside town in the heart of the Lake District. It’s a popular tourist destination, and many visitors choose to arrive by train. The train journey to Grange-over-Sands is scenic and enjoyable, and it’s the perfect way to start your holiday.

Stations with trains to Grange-over-Sands:

Grange-over-Sands and Kents Bank railway stations are served by Northern trains from Lancaster, Preston, and Barrow-in-Furness. There are also direct trains to Grange-over-Sands from Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

With the arrival of the railway in 1857, Grange-over-Sands was transformed from a small fishing village, linked to Cartmel Priory, to a stylish seaside holiday resort.

Grange’s Railway History:

With its mild climate and health benefits, it captivated Victorian and later Edwardian holidaymakers who visited in their droves after passenger coaches began running on the rail line.

In an era when tuberculosis or TB, was widespread and coal miners suffering from respiratory ailments, Grange was the place to be.

Around 1900, there were numerous convalescent homes in the Grange area such as the North-East Counties Convalescent home for miners and other such workers.

Grange Railway Station was built in 1872 and is thought to be a replica of the top storey of the Grange hotel.

Trains to Grange-over-Sands

The Grange Hotel was built in Italian style. Situated on a hill directly opposite the Railway Station. It had 70-rooms and was built at a cost of £20,000.

What to expect on your train journey:

The train journey to Grange-over-Sands is approximately 30 minutes from Lancaster and 1 hour from Manchester Victoria. The train passes through some beautiful scenery, including the Morecambe Bay Sands and the Lakeland mountains.

The Furness line, which takes you from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness, has a magnificent coastline with dramatic scenery along the whole stretch.

Trains to Grange-over-Sands

From Lancaster, you skirt around the edge of Morecambe Bay through Carnforth and Silverdale until you cross the Levens viaduct at Arnside, where the vast expanse of the bay opens up before your eyes.

If you are planning to arrive by train to Lothlorien Holiday Cottage, Kents Bank station is a 7-minute walk away from the property.

Trains to Grange-over-Sands:

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