Arnside on the edge of Cumbria is a perfect village, you will find shops, galleries, great accommodation, and pubs and cafes with spectacular views, and sunsets across to the Lake District mountains.

Arnside lies on the estuary of the River Kent at the top of Morecambe Bay and was a small port until the Furness Railway built the Arnside viaduct in the mid-19th century.

The short pier is a reminder of Arnside's past, as is Arnside Tower which dates back to the 14th century. Arnside Knott , 159 metres/525 ft. high lying to the south of the station offers great views across the bay and as far as the Lakeland Mountains and the Pennines.

Arnside is in the Arnside/Silverdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and is popular with walkers and visitors to nearby Leighton Moss. Arnside is also popular with visitors who simply want to get away from it all and enjoy a short break.

A selection of shops line Arnside promenade, where you can purchase a little gift to remind you of your visit to Arnside.

From exclusive collections and latest designs of international ladies and gents fashions.

To - an extensive range of gifts, maps, guides, local crafts and confectionery, including English Lakes Ice Cream, and Wilsons Kendal mint cake.

The traditional newsagents offer a wide selection of papers, magazines and cards.

You'll find bakers, cafes, dress shops, antiques and curios, hairdressers, estate agents and an art gallery.

Arnside also has a cash point, doctors and a chemist.

Arnside is easy to get to - by car J36 Crooklands or J35 Carnforth, follow Milnthorpe then Arnside. Or leave the car behind and come by rail on the Furness Line.