Stan Laurel – Ulverston

Stan's Home: Stan Laurel was born in Ulverston, Cumbria on 16th June 1890 at his grand parents’ house at 3 Argyle Street. The property is still there to this day…

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Piel Island – Cumbria

Piel Island - Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria: This quiet and seemingly remote island is about a mile off the shore of Walney Island close to Barrow in Furness. The island was once…

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A Beautiful Arnside Sunset
Arnside at Sunset

A Beautiful Arnside Sunset

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Sundown in Arnside: Arnside is a wonderful place for an evening stroll. The sunsets are spectacular with amazing views over the Kent estuary towards the  Lake District.  There's nothing quite…

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Lakeland Motor Museum

The Lakeland Motor Museum is a great local attraction with something for all the family. Besides being in a beautiful location, this modern state-of-the-art museum is a must for all…

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Ulverston Canal

Ulverston Canal is an odd waterway as it isn't connected to the UK's canal network.In the beginning, Ulverston grew up as a centre for leather, copper and iron ore.The  ceremony…

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The Hoad Monument – Ulverston
The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795. The Hoad monument in Ulverston was built in 1850 from local limestone and funded by local subscription.

The Hoad Monument – Ulverston

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The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795. Built in 1850 from local limestone it was funded by local subscription. The…

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Frank’s Bridge – Kirkby Stephen
Frank's Bridge

Frank’s Bridge – Kirkby Stephen

Frank’s Bridge spans the river Eden at Kirkby Stephen. Built in the 17th century, the bridge was used for transporting coffins from the nearby hamlets of Winton and Hartley. Stones…

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