Newby Bridge

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Newby Bridge
Newby Bridge is located in Cumbria
Newby Bridge
Newby Bridge
 Newby Bridge shown within Cumbria
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Dialling code 015395
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
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Coordinates: 54°16′02″N 2°58′08″W / 54.2672°N 2.9688°W / 54.2672; -2.9688

The Newby Bridge

Newby Bridge is a small hamlet in the Lake District, Cumbria. Historically in Lancashire, it 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. A terrace of houses adjoining the railway were built by the Furness Railway for its workers. The A590 road runs through Newby Bridge connecting Barrow-in-Furness to the M6 motorway close to Kendal.

Whilst the main land use is sheep farming, tourism plays a significant part, with the Newby Bridge Caravan Park accommodating many guests each year.