Grange Over Sands Info
Grange over Sands lies on the beautiful Cumbrian coast. With the nearby Lakeland Fells and Morecambe Bay on its northern side, the town forms part of the South Lakeland district.
The TransPennine Express links major English and Scottish centres to Grange over Sands and offers visitors convenient access to this northern Edwardian-style town. The nearby market town of Kendall, along with Cartmel village and its historic priory are just a few miles away, as is Lake Windermere.
With its comfortable climate, Grange over Sands has tempted many city dwellers over the years; the benefits of the bracing sea air encouraged the building of a sanatorium in 1891. What began as small fishing hamlet has developed into a lovely town with quality accommodation available to visitors. The traffic-free promenade offers pedestrians a safe an enjoyable stroll along the seafront and through the delight that is Grange over Sands. Its manicured gardens and ornamental lake project an Edwardian ambiance, while bird-watchers can take advantage of the vast range of birds that take up residence on the estuary in the surrounding countryside.
Grange over Sand's Golf Club challenges golfers with its parkland course and maintains a warm and welcoming ethos. Netherwood Spa and Fitness Centre is available to residents of the hotel and has a steam room, spa bath and a heated pool. A number of scenic walking trails are available for anyone who loves to ramble. Take a stroll to Hampsfell Hospice, a monument perched atop Hampsfield Fell; rising to over 700 feet, the views are outstanding.
Traditional industry in Grange is centred around fishing, but the development of the town as a tourist centre has meant that a thriving restaurant and amusement scene has built up over the last one hundred years.