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.
Why not leave the car behind and travel to the area by public transport? Just sit back and relax and enjoy some of the best views in the country.
The Furness line services operating between Barrow and Lancaster pass through the AONB, offering spectacular views across Morecambe Bay and the Kent Estuary. There are stations at both Arnside and Silverdale and also at Carnforth, just to the south of the AONB boundary. You can pick up West Coast mainline trains at Lancaster and there are also frequent trains providing a direct service to and from Manchester and Manchester Airport.
For further information on what to see and do along the Furness Line, visit the Furness Line Community Rail Partnership website.
Information about rail services to the area and booking rail tickets can be found via National Rail Enquiries.
Combined train and coach journeys can be booked through Trainline.
The Silverdale Shuttle is the connecting bus service from Silverdale Railway Station to Silverdale village and operates on a hail and ride basis. Arrival and departure times are designed to connect with the trains coming from or to Lancaster and Barrow.
It is also possible to get to the AONB by bus from Kendal in the north and Lancaster in the south. Stagecoach operates regular services, details of which can be found on the Traveline website.