The Area

Discover the areas around our Marsh House park

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Introducing Marsh House, our new Holgates Park

Marsh House is the newest addition to the Holgates Family Group. Recently refurbished, Marsh House is situated on the Morecambe Bay coastline, within walking distance of the picturesque market town of Carnforth.

Discover breathtaking coastal views and plenty of activities and events, with a great selection of markets, restaurants and shops in and around Carnforth and nearby Lancaster. Begin your exploration of the Lake District, with direct routes to Kendal and Forest of Bowland.

Explore The Area & Things To Do Around Our Marsh House Park

Surrounding Marsh House

Marsh House is a scenic 15 minute walk away from Carnforth, a traditional market town that is a popular spot for walkers and cyclists. Home to many independent shops and stalls, you’ll be sure to find something unique to take back home with you. Be sure to check out the town’s award-winning railway station and its heritage centre, which offers exhibitions and regular events. Don’t forget to take a photo of the infamous clock that appeared in the 1945 film Brief Encounter!

If you’re more into your outdoor pursuits, Warton Crag is the place to be. Overlooking Carnforth and directly over Marsh House Holiday Park, Warton Crag offers a great mix of hiking, climbing and abseiling, with amazing views of the surrounding countryside. Nearby you’ll also find the village of Warton, the ancestral home of George Washington.

Slightly further afield, you’ll find the lovely area of Silverdale. Discover its sandy beaches, ancient ruins and walking and cycling routes, the coastline provides outstanding panoramic views of Morecambe Bay, which itself is just a short drive away.

If the Lake District is your thing, you’ll be starting at the right place! Kendal, also known as “The Gateway to The Lakes” is just a short 17 mile drive away. Before you delve further into the Lake District, be sure to try the renowned Kendal Mint Cake!

Places to Visit

Carnforth

The town of Carnforth is just a short walk away from Marsh House. This traditional market town offers a number of independent shops and stalls as well as their award-winning train station which regularly hosts exhibitions and events. For some outstanding landscape views of the town and countryside, be sure to check out the overlooking Warton Crag.

Silverdale & Arnside

Take a walk up the coast and you’ll come across an area of outstanding beauty in Silverdale & Arnside. During your walk you’ll come across a number of sandy beaches and ancient ruins to explore. Silverdale town itself offers an interesting collection of shops and restaurants to discover as well as exciting activities and cosy pubs to wind down after your walk. Check out Jenny Brown’s Point, an excellent vantage point with panoramic views of Morecambe Bay.

Further along the coast you’ll come across Arnside, a quaint seaside village with a selection of independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. If you still have the energy, why not walk up Arnside Knott, renowned for its wildlife, and admire the views of the surrounding countryside? 

Kendal

“The Gateway to The Lakes” has loads to offer. Just a quick 17 mile drive away, Kendal is a great market town that has everything you need before venturing further into the Lake District. You’ll find museums, art galleries, historical buildings and a picturesque outdoor market place open every Wednesday and Saturday.

The Lake District

One of the biggest benefits of staying at Marsh House and the surrounding areas is the proximity of the world renowned Lake District. England’s largest National Park and also a UNECO World Heritage site, the Lake District attracts millions of visitors every year to explore the beautiful natural scenery and take in spectacular views.

The Lake District is well known for its amazing walks and trails across a wide range of hills and mountains. It is also home to Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England, measuring at 3209ft, giving experienced hikers a challenging climb. For those looking for a more relaxed walk, there are plenty more to choose from, each with their own gorgeous views and interesting wildlife to enjoy along the way.

Local Beach Access & Walks

Shore Road

Shore Road is the coastal road from the park that allows you to meander past the estuary into Carnforth. You can hop off the road over the bridge towards Warton. 

Silverdale

Access a number of different trails by embarking on a journey to Silverdale Cove, an inviting stone beach, perfect for a gentle stroll at twilight.

Arnside Knott

Begin at the Albion Pub in Arnside and walk up to the summit of the Knott and a section of beautiful coastal walking.

Jenny Brown’s Point

If you’re a budding photographer, consider a walk to Jenny Brown’s Point which offers fantastic panoramic views of Morecambe Bay. It’s also an excellent starting point for a coastline walk.

Surrounding Marsh House

Marsh House is a scenic 15 minute walk away from Carnforth, a traditional market town that is a popular spot for walkers and cyclists. Home to many independent shops and stalls, you’ll be sure to find something unique to take back home with you. Be sure to check out the town’s award-winning railway station and its heritage centre, which offers exhibitions and regular events. Don’t forget to take a photo of the infamous clock that appeared in the 1945 film Brief Encounter!

If you’re more into your outdoor pursuits, Warton Crag is the place to be. Overlooking Carnforth and directly over Marsh House Holiday Park, Warton Crag offers a great mix of hiking, climbing and abseiling, with amazing views of the surrounding countryside. Nearby you’ll also find the village of Warton, the ancestral home of George Washington.

Slightly further afield, you’ll find the lovely area of Silverdale. Discover its sandy beaches, ancient ruins and walking and cycling routes, the coastline provides outstanding panoramic views of Morecambe Bay, which itself is just a short drive away.

If the Lake District is your thing, you’ll be starting at the right place! Kendal, also known as “The Gateway to The Lakes” is just a short 17 mile drive away. Before you delve further into the Lake District, be sure to try the renowned Kendal Mint Cake!

Places to Visit

Carnforth

The town of Carnforth is just a short walk away from Marsh House. This traditional market town offers a number of independent shops and stalls as well as their award-winning train station which regularly hosts exhibitions and events. For some outstanding landscape views of the town and countryside, be sure to check out the overlooking Warton Crag.

Silverdale & Arnside

Take a walk up the coast and you’ll come across an area of outstanding beauty in Silverdale & Arnside. During your walk you’ll come across a number of sandy beaches and ancient ruins to explore. Silverdale town itself offers an interesting collection of shops and restaurants to discover as well as exciting activities and cosy pubs to wind down after your walk. Check out Jenny Brown’s Point, an excellent vantage point with panoramic views of Morecambe Bay.

Further along the coast you’ll come across Arnside, a quaint seaside village with a selection of independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. If you still have the energy, why not walk up Arnside Knott, renowned for its wildlife, and admire the views of the surrounding countryside? 

Kendal

“The Gateway to The Lakes” has loads to offer. Just a quick 17 mile drive away, Kendal is a great market town that has everything you need before venturing further into the Lake District. You’ll find museums, art galleries, historical buildings and a picturesque outdoor market place open every Wednesday and Saturday.

The Lake District

One of the biggest benefits of staying at Marsh House and the surrounding areas is the proximity of the world renowned Lake District. England’s largest National Park and also a UNECO World Heritage site, the Lake District attracts millions of visitors every year to explore the beautiful natural scenery and take in spectacular views.

The Lake District is well known for its amazing walks and trails across a wide range of hills and mountains. It is also home to Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England, measuring at 3209ft, giving experienced hikers a challenging climb. For those looking for a more relaxed walk, there are plenty more to choose from, each with their own gorgeous views and interesting wildlife to enjoy along the way.

Local Beach Access & Walks

Shore Road

Shore Road is the coastal road from the park that allows you to meander past the estuary into Carnforth. You can hop off the road over the bridge towards Warton. 

Silverdale

Access a number of different trails by embarking on a journey to Silverdale Cove, an inviting stone beach, perfect for a gentle stroll at twilight.

Arnside Knott

Begin at the Albion Pub in Arnside and walk up to the summit of the Knott and a section of beautiful coastal walking.

Jenny Brown’s Point

If you’re a budding photographer, consider a walk to Jenny Brown’s Point which offers fantastic panoramic views of Morecambe Bay. It’s also an excellent starting point for a coastline walk.

Where to Find Us

Marsh House Holiday Park
Marsh House Farm
Carnforth
Lancashire
LA5 9JA

01524 732854