Nature reserves

Preston Junction

The Preston Junction local nature reserve is a former railway line, rich in wild flowers and butterflies, attractive to birds and providing habitats for mammals.

Warton Crag

Warton Crag is a prominent limestone hill which lies on edge of the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Withnell Fold

This area was developed as a series of filter beds and sludge lagoons for the Wiggins Teape Paper Mill which stood on the eastern side of the canal.