Ulverston Canal

This 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. In…

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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

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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Prom Art in Grange-over-Sands

Prom Art in Grange-over-Sands from Sunday April 26th 2020.The craft fair takes place on the last Sunday of the month. Over 80 stalls set up along the Victorian promenade.From fine art, prints,…

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Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre
Temple for World Peace

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Kadampa Temple of World Peace Travel two miles south of Ulverston, along the A5087 and you will see the dramatic Victorian Gothic mansion that is Conishead Priory. It sits on…

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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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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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Fell Foot Park
Fell Foot Park

Fell Foot Park

Fell Foot Park is a great, family friendly location at the southern end of Windermere near Newby Bridge. You will find a magnificent view up the lake to the mountains…

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Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall was built in 1652 as a country home set in beautiful grounds in 130 acres of farmland. Known as the cradle of Quakerism due to Judge Thomas and…

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