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Drigg

(See also Eskmeals Nature Reserve)

Drigg beach by Peter EckersleyDrigg lies on the coast of Cumbria north of the Esk estuary. The dunes are classified as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Eskmeals Nature Reserve is part of this area. From mesolithic to bronze age times flint-knapping took place on the shoreline.

There is a rail station (now a craft shop) of the Cumbrian Coastal Line in theDrigg station and Victoria inn by Nigel Monckton village. It is a request stop of the line. Next to the station is the Victoria Inn.

The red sandstone church, St Peter, was built in 1850. It took the place of an older church. The nave and chancel are one area. There is a bellcote and stained glass windows. In the grounds is a lych gate added in 1887.

Photos courtesy of Peter Eckersley and Nigel Monckton The Geograph British Isles Project

Drigg is two miles north-west of Ravenglass in Copeland.

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