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Bowness-on-Solway, Cumbria

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Bowness-on-Solway, Cumbria

Bowness-on-Solway is a village of fewer than 100 houses on the Solway Firth separating England and Scotland. It is in North-West Cumbria to the west of Carlisle on the English side. The western end of Hadrian's Wall is a notable tourist attraction, along with beaches and wading birds. The village is part of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2262
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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