Warton Crag is a prominent limestone hill with spectacular views across Morecambe Bay, nationally important for its wildflowers, ancient woodland, and intriguing history. The area is managed as a network of nature reserves and is home to a diverse range of birds, butterflies and other wildlife. An archaeological site thought to date back to the Bronze and Iron Ages lies within the woodland.
There is a car park and picnic area at Warton Crag Quarry, and several permissive footpaths lead to the surrounding nature reserves and the summit of Warton Crag.
Warton Crag is within Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a small but exceptionally beautiful and nationally designated landscape of low limestone hills, crags and pavements, fine deciduous woodlands, sheltered valleys and intimate pastures enclosed by dry stone walls and hedgerows.
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