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Newby Bridge, Cumbria

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Newby Bridge, Cumbria

Newby Bridge is a small hamlet in the Lake District, Cumbria, although historically it was in Lancashire. Newby Bridge is located several miles west of Grange-over-Sands and is on the River Leven, close to the southern end of Windermere. The hamlet is the site of an intermediate halt on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. Whilst the main land use is sheep farming, tourism plays a significant part, with the Newby Bridge Caravan Park accommodating many guests each year.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3786
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015395

Newby Bridge, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Newby Bridge, vil., Cartmel par., N. Lancashire, on river Leven, at foot of Windermere; P.O.

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