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From ancient capital to mining community, Dalton-in-Furness has seen great changes throughout its long history.
In medieval times Dalton was the administrative centre of Furness, with strong links to nearby Furness Abbey.
The atmospheric ruins of this once immensely wealthy abbey now stand as a poignant reminder of the considerable influence held by the Cistercian order before the Abbey's dissolution in the 1530s.
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History & heritage
Dalton-in-Furness is an ancient town that can trace its origins back to the Bronze Age
Art & culture
What to see in and around Dalton in Furness.
Dalton has a wealth of places to visit including its own conservation zoo.
Event's and things to do in and around Dalton in Furness.