Ancient Dalton in Furness

Dalton was historically the capital of Furness and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Dalton Castle is a 14th century pele tower built to assert the authority of the Abbot…

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Sir John Barrow – Ulverston

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Sir John Barrow was born in Ulverston, Cumbria in 1764. He was the son of a journeyman tanner. His birthplace is this small cottage at Dragley Beck in Ulverston which…

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Abbot Hall – Kents Bank
Abbott Hall

Abbot Hall – Kents Bank

Abbot Hall (now known as Lambert Manor) is located on an ancient site dating from about 1160. It stands on the site of an ancient dwelling built for the Abbot…

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Bird watching on the bay
Bird watching on Morecambe Bay

Bird watching on the bay

Bird watching on the bay makes Morecambe Bay one of the finest sites for birdwatching in Britain. Centred on the 310 square kilometres of inter-tidal sand flats. It is an…

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Bridge House – Ambleside

Bridge House was built over Stock Ghyll in Ambleside more than 300 years ago probably as a summer house and apple store for Ambleside Hall. It is the town's curiosity…

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