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SCORTON

Things To Do in Scorton

Events and Festivals - Scorton is well know as the home of the Bikes and Barrows Festival and also the Scorton Steam Fair. Visit the What's On pages to find out more!

 

Eating - You are spoilt for choice in Scorton! Enjoy the culinary delights of The Priory's restaurant and bar meals, homemade fayre at The Barn, local pies and pastries from the Priory Stores, tea & cake at The Apple Store Cafe up at Wyresdale Park, fabulous local ice cream from either The Barn or the Village Shop and finally there's the chippy at Six Arches Caravan Site or Stepping Stones Restaurant at Claylands Caravan Park.

 

Cycling - Scorton has long been a destination and rest stop for cyclists from all over the Northwest. More recently national cycle route number 6 has been routed through Scorton and the village has hosted many visitors for the Tour of Lancashire. There are a variety of routes from Scorton for all abilities. If you are a little more adventurous why not try the 90 mile Scorton O'er Settle challenge? Click here for more information. Visit the cycling shop at The Priory.

 

Walking - Scorton is a popular spot for walkers and there are a number of routes that start in the village centre. The millennium way route to Garstang is always very busy as people wander up away from the road edge and overlook the river and fields. At the back of Scorton is the hill, Nicky Nook and standing at the top of it, you have the best view in Lancashire. The 360-degree panorama includes Morecambe Bay, Blackpool Tower, Lake District fells and even the shadowy outline of the Isle of Man. Well worth the short climb!

 

Shopping - Excellent gifts and garden items on sale at The Barn, great choice of plants and kitchenware at the Daisy Clough Nurseries , fantastic range of outdoor wear and everything cycling from Bowland Sports, everyday items, papers and homemade snacks from Priory Stores (Spar) or why not purchase a new haircut at Country Styling! There are also regular craft events and antique fairs at the village hall.

 

Fishing - Cleveley Mere offer fly fishing lessons on their 24 acre lake. Please visit them at www.cleveleymere.com Cleveley Bridge Fisheries is also available for fishing. For more details please visit www.cleveleybridgefisheries.com 

Fishing is available too at nearby Wyreside Lakes www.wyresidelakes.co.uk

 

Partying - Scorton is the home for any function or party. The Priory, The Barn, Wyresdale Park and Scorton Village Hall are all available to hire. From birthday parties to weddings, Scorton has all the answers!