Lancaster is a good city to have nearby. It's in a great location near beautiful countryside, and there's lots going on – yet it's small enough to walk nearly everywhere. If you don't know Lancaster come and visit or find out more at:
- Virtual Lancaster, great community resources and visitors guide
- Let's move to...' article from The Guardian
- Visit Lancaster, the official visitors guide
- The City Council website
The village of Halton has a primary school, a community centre (with excellent facilities for children including a new skate park), shops, pub and a doctors' surgery and post office. It is three miles from Lancaster city centre, which can easily be accessed by a riverside cycle path or regular buses.