Red Bank Farm
“Farm site with great café so no need to cook” - AA Inspector
BOLTON LE SANDS, LANCASHIRE
Our Inspector's view
The gently sloping grassy field with mature hedges at Red Bank Farm is right on the seashore and set beside a RSPB reserve. This farm site has smart toilet facilities, a superb view across Morecambe Bay to the distant Lake District hills and is popular with tenters. The delightful Archers Café, with a timbered alfresco eating, serves a good range of cooked food, including home-reared marsh lamb dishes.
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Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Ice pack facility
- Fast food/takeaway
- Wifi available
- Baby bathing/changing
- Total Touring Pitches: 60
- 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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