Bowness on Solway

Bowness-on-Solway is a small parish of approximately 12 square miles situated on the North West Cumbria Coast with spectacular views across the Solway estuary to Dumfries & Galloway.

The parish consists of four villages - Anthorn, Bowness, Glasson and Port Carlisle, and the smaller settlements of Cardurnock, Drumburgh, Easton, Fingland, Longcroft and Whitrigg.

Bowness is a perfect base for exploring the Solway Coast AONB, Hadrian's Wall, Carlisle and the northern Lake District and the Scottish border is only a 30 minute drive away.

This site provides a guide to local facilities and activities long with useful links and recommendations for places to visit and things to do in our area. Please register for our emailshots, send us your feedback or simply enjoy browsing our website.

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Bowness on Solway is the perfect base for visiting Hadrians Wall, Carlisle and the Lake District