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WELCOME TO SCORTON VILLAGE

 
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Dog Walking on a Sunny Day
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Swimming in Forest River
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OUR VILLAGE

Scorton is a small village situated in Lancashire, England, about 8 miles south of Lancaster and 13 miles north of Preston. Scorton is in the Forest of Bowland and is popular with day visitors, walkers and cyclists.

Scorton meaning ‘farmstead near a ditch or ravine’ is a village in the parish of Nether Wyresdale. It was developed around the cotton mill and railway in the nineteenth century, although there are records of the village and catholic church in Scurton, or Scorton, tracing back to the seventeenth century. It had its own railway station from 1840 until 1939.

Today the village is a popular destination for walkers, cyclists and visitors seeking refreshment at The Priory, The Barn, Daisy Clough Nurseries and Apple Store Cafe at Wyresdale Park. Nearby landmark Nicky Nook is a popular climb, and the fisheries at Wyreside Lake, Wyre Parks Fishery and Cleveley Mere are well worth a visit too.

Scorton is on the banks of the River Wyre and is particularly fortunate in its location, being only a short way from the A6 and yet on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.


 

Upcoming Events

  • Bikes and Barrows Festival
    Sat, May 01
    Scorton
    May 01, 12:00 PM – May 03, 11:00 AM
    Scorton, Scorton, Preston PR3, UK
    Fantastic weekend for all the family!
  • Scorton Sherriff 10k Run
    Sun, May 02
    Scorton
    May 02, 9:00 AM
    Scorton, Scorton, Preston PR3, UK
    Great 10k run with a few undulating bits!
  • Scorton Food & Gift Fair
    Mon, May 03
    Scorton Village Hall
    May 03, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Scorton Village Hall, Factory Brow, Scorton, Preston PR3 1AS, UK
    Artisan food & gift fair selling local produce and handmade gifts.
  • Scorton Steam 2021
    Sat, Jun 19
    Scorton
    Jun 19, 10:00 AM – Jun 20, 7:00 PM
    Scorton, Scorton, Preston PR3, UK
    Great family day out, lots to see!
 
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CONTACT INFORMATION

01524 791329

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