Tarlscough

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Tarlscough
Brandreth Barn B&B, Tarlscough.JPG
Brandreth Barn Bed & Breakfast, Tarlscough
Tarlscough is located in Lancashire
Tarlscough
Tarlscough
Tarlscough shown within Lancashire
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Postcode district L40
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53°37′12″N 2°51′18″W / 53.620°N 2.855°W / 53.620; -2.855Coordinates: 53°37′12″N 2°51′18″W / 53.620°N 2.855°W / 53.620; -2.855

Tarlscough (/ˈtɑːrlzk/) is a hamlet in the West Lancashire District, in the English county of Lancashire. It is roughly 1 34 miles (2.8 km) (by road) north of the centre of Burscough.

Environment[edit]

The main feature of the hamlet is Martin Mere Wetland Centre, which is a major attraction for the North West of England as it is a site of special scientific interest, a special protection area and a Ramsar site.[1]

Transport[edit]

The nearest train station is New Lane railway station which is a 1 mile walk south from Martin Mere. There are three roads running through the hamlet, Fish Lane to the north west, Tarlscough Lane to the south east and Marsh Moss Lane to the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, (2006) "UK Wetlands 12 Case studies - Martin Mere", http://www.wwt.org.uk/old_files/uploads/martin-mere.pdf

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Tarlscough at Wikimedia Commons