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Crook O Lune Picnic Site

Caton, Halton, Lancaster LA2 9HU, UK

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About Crook O Lune Picnic Site

Crook O' Lune Picnic Site is a popular and attractive spot, where the River Lune travels a big curve through tree-lined banks. mIt is is a horseshoe bend of the River Lune, which here meanders through meadows and low hills into a wooded gorge. It lies within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Lune Millennium Park.


Attractions near Crook O Lune Picnic Site

Lune Aqueduct3.8km from Crook O Lune Picnic Site

The Lune Aqueduct is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune, on the east side of the city of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. It was completed in 1797 at a total cost of £48,320 18s 10d. It is a Grade I listed building.  It's a masterpiece of civil engineering. 202 metres long, it carries Lancaster Canal 16 metres above the River Lune. It was designed by John Rennie and constructed by Alexander Stevens in 1797.

Williamson Park4.74km from Crook O Lune Picnic Site

Williamson Park comprises 54 acres of beautiful parkland with enchanting walks and play areas and breathtaking views. Its attractions include the Butterfly House, small animal zoo and a fully licensed cafe with free wifi. The park is extensively wooded, with many pathways winding among the trees.

Ashton Memorial4.74km from Crook O Lune Picnic Site

The Ashton Memorial is a folly in Williamson Park, Lancaster, Lancashire, England. This Grade 1 listed Ashton Memorial was commissioned by Lancaster industrialist Lord Ashton as a tribute to his late wife Jessy. It was designed by John Belcher and completed in 1909. Today, the memorial serves as an exhibition space on the upper floor and a venue for concerts and weddings.

Custom House5.38km from Crook O Lune Picnic Site

The Custom House, Lancaster is a grade II* listed building located on St Georges Quay, Lancaster, Lancashire, England. It is now the home of the Maritime Museum, packed with fascinating exhibits from the town’s time as a port and a centre of the fishing industry.  Its exhibits include local fishing vessels, ship models, area merchants and trade, including the slave trade, the Lancaster Canal, area fishing industry, the development of the local ports of Glasson, Heysham, Sunderland Point, and Mor

Lancaster City Museum5.45km from Crook O Lune Picnic Site

A majestic museum which was situated in the heart of this historic cultural city of Lancaster in an elegant Georgian building is where to discover more about Lancaster’s past from the Romans to the present day. The museum itself was founded in 1923 and its collections illustrate the history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster. It is also home to the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum.

Judges Lodgings Museum5.49km from Crook O Lune Picnic Site

The Judges’ Lodgings is Lancaster’s oldest townhouse, standing on the site of an earlier hall. It was built around  1625 and was the residence of wealthy Lancaster citizens and visiting judges for nearly 200 years. Today the house is home to beautiful Georgian furniture by Gillows of Lancaster, elegant period rooms, and the popular Museum of Childhood.

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Lancashire is a ceremonial county and geographical area in North West England. The county has some spectacular coastal landscapes, from the stunning sweep of Morecambe bay to the gay promenade of Blackpool - a popular seaside resort since Victorian times. Morecambe bay has over 120 sq miles of mud flats, home to a wide range of sea birds and wildlife, forming an important northern winter sanctuary.