Cross-Bay Walk to Chapel Island

Cross-Bay Walk to Chapel Island

Chapel Island Walk:

We have enjoyed a lovely walk out onto Morecambe bay today to visit Chapel Island.

When you reach the Island you can see the ruins of an ancient chapel built by Cistercian monks from nearby Conishead Priory around the 14th century.

The purpose of the chapel was to serve the needs of travellers and fishermen working on the sands.

The Island lies on the path of the ancient crossing from Cartmel to Conishead.

It would have been a place of haven to travellers caught out by the tide.