This extraordinary place is famous for its amazing wildlife, stunning scenery, and superb walks. From the simple beauty of the Lady's-slipper Orchid to the shining sands of Morecambe Bay, the area is simply awe-inspiring - full of natural spectacles and a surprise around every corner.
During the mid 17th century, the villages of Yealand Conyers and Yealand Redmayne became associated with the persecuted Quaker movement. George Fox, Quaker leader, preached at secret meetings in the area and in 1692 the Friends Meeting House was built.
Lying to the west of the Yealands is Leighton Hall, the historic home of the world-renowned Gillow furniture making family and a stunning location for a day out.
Take a walk up Summerhouse Hill for stunning views, looking out for the stone-built limekiln along the way which serves as a reminder of our industrial heritage.