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Grange over Sands

Grange over Sands

Grange or 'Graunge' is a French word meaning granary and the monks of nearby Cartmel Priory stored their grain here until Henry VIII dissolved England's monasteries in 1536. Like Ulverston, Grange was only accessible by crossing the sands from Lancaster by coach or on foot. Virtually untouched by Britain's industrial revolution the local fishing community remained quietly alone until the railway came in 1857.
Cumbria Steam Gathering

Cumbria Steam Gathering

July 29, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

A huge colourful and noisy weekend event with a variety of entertainments, the Steam Gathering will feature splendid steam engines and vintage commercial vehicles, as well as hundreds of classic transport favourites including cars, motorcycles, bicycles, agricultural and industrial tractors, farm equipment and stationary engines.
Cartmel Show

Cartmel Show

August 02, 2017 @ 8:30 AM

Cartmel Show is always a firm favourite with both visitors and locals. The Show, held on the first Wednesday in August, offers a profusion of family entertainment packed into the picturesque parkland setting at Cartmel Racecourse.
Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival

Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival

November 25, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

This is the 19th year for the Dickensian Christmas Festival, one of the most popular Dickensian Festival event in the country. It attracts thousands of people but its not too packed for visitors and local people to wander around and have a fabulous time and savour the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era.

Events

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