SD4077 : The Promenade, Grange-over-Sands

taken 10 years ago, near to Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria, Great Britain

The Promenade, Grange-over-Sands
The Promenade, Grange-over-Sands
Looking northwards towards the station. The mainline railway crosses the Kent estuary at Arnside, SD4579 follows the shoreline past Grange-over-Sands to Kirkhead End near Kents Bank, SD3975 before it cuts inland towards Barrow-in-Furness SD2269.

The colonisation by grass of the sands at Grange have created this surreal scene of sheep grazing on salt marsh where you would expect to see a sandy beach. The beautiful promenade gardens, the well-maintained railings, numerous benches looking out across Morecambe Bay and concrete ramps and steps leading down to the once sandy “beach” highlight the effect.

See SD4077 : The "beach" at Grange-over-Sands and SD4077 : The Promenade, Grange-over-Sands
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 July, 2007
Category
Promenade   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 409 779 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.6285N 2:54.3647W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 409 778
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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