This station serves Arnside, a quiet town on the Kent Estuary. It lies on the Furness Line, a railway running from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster. After leaving the station, trains travelling west towards Grange-over-Sands cross the estuary over the splendid 50-span Kent Viaduct.
Regional services calling here include trains travelling from Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness (via Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Wigan North Western, Preston, Lancaster, and Grange-over Sands).
Local services include trains from Lancaster to Barrow. Stops include Carnforth, Silverdale, Grange-over-Sands, Kents Bank, Cark & Cartmel, Ulverston, Dalton, and Roose.
Arnside Station itself is little more than a halt. Facilities are limited and amount to not much more than a couple of shelters.
The station is located on Station Road (postcode LA5 0JH). There’s little in the immediate vicinity other than a few houses and local businesses. However, it’s just a five minute walk to Arnside Promenade where there are some decent pubs, shops and more.