New Parkside Farm Caravan Park
“M6 stopover and ideal for exploring Trough of Bowland” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
With easy access from the M6, this very pleasant and peaceful rural park is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Lune Valley, near to the historic city of Lancaster and the beautiful Trough of Bowland. This is friendly, family-run park and part of a working farm with a smart amenity block. Pitches (a mixture of hardstanding and grass) are generously sized with views over the surrounding hills.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Calor Gas
- Total Touring Pitches: 40
- Total Static Pitches: 16
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
- Tent Pitches Available
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About the area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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