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Morecambe Bay

Watching the sun go down over Morecambe Bay is the stuff memories are made of. This stunning piece of coastline and its ever shifting sands take in scenic viewpoints, gently rolling farmland and classic seaside towns. The Arnside-Silverdale area has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the road from artsy Ulverston to Barrow is the ultimate definition of a 'road with a view'. Cartmel is a foodie paradise where you can sample the famous Cartmel Sticky toffee Pudding. Whether you set your sights on Holker Garden Festival, the Cartmel Show or Ulverston Dickensian Festival, you can be sure of a very special atmosphere all year round.

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Morecambe Bay
Arnside
Arnside

Arnside & Milnthorpe

From being a quiet fishing village, Arnside began to develop as a resort in the 19th century, with pleasure boats sailing from Morecambe and Fleetwood.
Barrow in Furness
Barrow in Furness

Barrow, Askam & Dalton in Furness

This Victorian town has a proud heritage of production and innovation founded on the ready availability of local coal and iron ore supplies.
Cartmel
Cartmel

Cartmel

Cartmel is a picturesque village in the southern Lake District and is an excellent base for exploring its quaint shops, historic Priory and Holker Hall and Gardens.
Grange Over Sands
Grange Over Sands

Grange over Sands

Grange-over-Sands has long enjoyed the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream, and became a fashionable seaside resort once the railway arrived in the 1850s.
Ulverston
Ulverston

Ulverston

This festival capital of Furness combines special events with an assortment of specialist shops, cosy pubs, traditional markets and cultural hotspots.

What's On

Don't Dribble on the Dragon

Don't Dribble on the Dragon

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 24 - Sat 25 Mar 2017

My brother has a dragon and he keeps it secretly...

Hawfinch photo bt Lars Madsen

Brown Robin Early Spring Ramble

Grange-over-Sands

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Join Tony Saunders, Honorary Reserve Manager at Brown Robin Nature Reserve, to see the first birds of spring returning, including potential sightings of hawfinch.

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Reduced Shakespeare Company and Seabright Productions.

Our summer residents due back soon

Conservation Day

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 27 Mar 2017

Join us for our regular fortnightly work party at Foulshaw Moss! It's a chance to get involved with improvements to habitats and visitor facilities. We may also sometimes work on adjacent Meathrop Moss.

Foster & Allen

Foster & Allen

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 29 Mar 2017

For over three decades Foster and Allen have been entertaining audiences all over the world and performing all their hits including 'A Bunch Of Thyme', 'Maggie', 'After All These Years', 'Old Flames','I Will Love You All My Life' ...

The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 30 Mar 2017

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new Show and UK Tour for 2017.

An Evening with VOCE

An Evening with VOCE

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 31 Mar 2017

VOCE are back at the forum with their popular classical crossover style. Please come along and enjoy a night full of entertainment.

Concert by Mochara

Concert by Mochara

Ulverston

Fri 31 Mar 2017

Northern Ireland's Maurice Dickson has been writing and performing his songs for almost 30 years.

Barrow Drinks Festival 2017

Barrow Drinks Festival 2017

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 1 Apr 2017

Sample a wide selection of wines from Spain, Italy, France and Australia. Enjoy the flavours of locally produced drinks, talk to leading experts in a relaxed setting, who will help select wines to suit your style.

Lakeland Historic Car Club

Lakeland Historic Car Club

Ulverston

Sat 1 Apr 2017

An informal meet-up of vintage cars and their owners.

The Endurance Store Ulverston Pool Triathlon

The Endurance Store Ulverston Pool Triathlon

Ulverston

Sun 2 Apr 2017

Ulverston Triathlon will consist of a 400m pool swim, a 28k road cycle and a 5.8k run.

Latterbarrow Volunteers

Conservation Day

Grange-over-Sands

Wed 5 Apr 2017

Come and join us at this varied nature reserve helping with a number of tasks including bramble cutting, some tree removal and brash burning.

A590 Theatre Group presents Bugsy Malone

A590 Theatre Group presents Bugsy Malone

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 6 - Sat 8 Apr 2017

Based on the hit 1976 film, Bugsy Malone is staged by the junior members of A590 Theatre Group.

Ellie Chaney - Spiney Starfish

Green Door Art Trail 2017

Ulverston

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Apr 2017

The annual Green Door Art Trail returns on 8 and 9 April with more than 50 members of the region’s leading artists’ collective taking part.

Kath Lockhart

Green Door Art Trail 2017

Milnthorpe

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Apr 2017

The annual Green Door Art Trail returns on 8 and 9 April with more than 50 members of the region’s leading artists’ collective taking part.

Foulshaw Moss volunteers

Conservation Day

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 10 Apr 2017

Join us for our regular fortnightly work party at Foulshaw Moss! It's a chance to get involved with improvements to habitats and visitor facilities. We may also sometimes work on adjacent Meathrop Moss.

Northern Ballet: Goldilocks & The Three Bears

Northern Ballet: Goldilocks & The Three Bears

Barrow-in-Furness

Tue 11 Apr 2017

With sell-out performances and hugely successful CBeebies TV adaptations, including Ugly Duckling and Tortoise & the Hare, Northern Ballet’s productions especially for children are not to be missed.

Rapunzel presented by Joe Purdy Productions

Rapunzel presented by Joe Purdy Productions

Ulverston

Fri 14 - Sat 15 Apr 2017

Join the spectacular cast including The Bay Radio’s Danny Matthews as Chester the Jester, Lisa Hart as Fairy Kind Heart and Yvonne Patterson as the Wicked Witch for the hair raising Easter Pantomime Adventure.

Alexander O Neal - 30 Years of Hearsay

Alexander O Neal - 30 Years of Hearsay

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 15 Apr 2017

One of RnB’s most iconic names Alexander O’Neal invites you to join him together with his nine piece all star band in celebration of his 1987 masterpiece HEARSAY, widely regarded as one of the greatest RnB albums of all time.

Plant Fair and Food Market

Plant Fair and Food Market

Grange-over-Sands

Sun 16 Apr 2017

Our Plant Fair brings together many of the North's top nurseries and growers, along with our ever popular food market featuring a variety of fresh local and regional food and drink.

Rapunzel presented by Joe Purdy Productions

Rapunzel presented by Joe Purdy Productions

Ulverston

Mon 17 - Wed 19 Apr 2017

Join the spectacular cast including The Bay Radio’s Danny Matthews as Chester the Jester, Lisa Hart as Fairy Kind Heart and Yvonne Patterson as the Wicked Witch for the hair raising Easter Pantomime Adventure.

Walney Youth Productions present Into The Woods

Walney Youth Productions present Into The Woods

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 20 - Fri 21 Apr 2017

Made into a Disney film staring Meryl Streep, Into The Woods blends fairy-tales with an original story of a childless Baker and his Wife attempting to reverse a curse in order to have a child.

Andy Parsons - Peak Bullsh*t

Andy Parsons - Peak Bullsh*t

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 22 Apr 2017

Worried about your job? Worried about your family? Worried about yourself? Worried about the health service? Education? Climate change? World War 3? Worried about worrying? Sod it!

London Klezmer Quartet

London Klezmer Quartet

Ulverston

Sat 22 Apr 2017

The London Klezmer Quartet is a dynamic group of performers...

Things to do

Lakeland Motor Museum

Lakeland Motor Museum

Ulverston

Over 30,000 exhibits tracing more than 100 years of road transport heritage, including a new exhibition which details the history of the Isle of Man TT Races.

Lakeland Miniature Village

Lakeland Miniature Village

Grange-over-Sands

A fascinating insight into the buildings of Lakeland's yesteryear. Depict Cumbrian houses and farms, all hand-crafted by Edward Robinson. Also Oriental garden and building which is our gift shop.

Holker Hall and Gardens

Holker Hall and Gardens

Grange-over-Sands

Victorian stately home, set in 25 acres of stunning gardens and ancient deer park. Holker has its own cafe, brasserie, gift shop and food hall, and hosts an annual programme of special events.

Architectural Antiques

Yew Tree Barn

Cartmel

Where Art meets Architectural Antiques…Yew Tree Barn is a stunning old barn full of intriguing and diverse businesses. Browse through showrooms of antiques, garden displays of statuary, stone troughs and artefacts, visit artisans working.

Old Hall Farm

Old Hall Farm

Ulverston

A traditional Lake District working farm, using Shire horses and vintage machinery including steam to actively farm. We produce beef and dairy products from Jersey cows. We also produce veg and other products for our farm shop.

Lakeland Segway

Lakeland Segway

Cartmel

We are the longest established authorised segway tour operator in the UK. We offer scenic segway tours in the stunning Cartmel area.

Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall

Ulverston

Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th Century country house (circa 1586) set in beautiful gardens and grounds in 130 acres of farmland, with views to neighbouring fells and close to the bustling market town of Ulverston.

North Walney National Nature Reserve

North Walney National Nature Reserve

Barrow-in-Furness

North Walney National Nature Reserve is a wild and windy coastal site featuring some nationally rare and important habitats such as sand dunes, dune heath, hay meadows, inter-tidal mud flats and salt marsh.

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Ulverston

This extensive working mill was begun in 1835 to produce the wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries.

Cartmel Village Shop

Cartmel Village Shop

Cartmel

Selling Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding and fantastic other local produce and speciality foods. we have been featured on BBC's Great British Menu. Seasonal events, hamper service, advice on food and wine. Friendly atmosphere.

Lakeland Chauffeurs

Lakeland Chauffeurs

Ulverston

Lakeland Chauffeurs can arrange guided walks and tours for either full or half days whilst being transported to and from the area to be explored by one of our fully qualified drivers in one of our luxury vehicles.

Cumbria Crystal

Cumbria Crystal

Ulverston

A unique opportunity to see the last working full lead crystal glassware factory in England. Cumbria makes the finest quality UK crystal on the market and is sold to top retailers and used by British Ambassadors worldwide.

Furness Abbey

Furness Abbey

Barrow-in-Furness

Impressive red sandstone remains with ornately decorated chapter house.Once the second most prosperous Cistercian abbey in England.

Kadampa Buddhist Temple For World Peace

Conishead Priory and Buddhist Temple

Ulverston

The modern Temple for World Peace provides a place for quiet reflection and spiritual inspiration. It is used every day for meditation and prayers.

Roudsea Wood and Mosses Nature Reserve

Roudsea Wood and Mosses Nature Reserve

Ulverston

A mixture of woodland and bog habitats rich in wildlife, including nesting osprey which can be watched from an observation point.

Activities and Training Provider

Mere Mountains

Grange-over-Sands

We are one of the longest established specialist outdoor activity providers in the Lake District. We think we have something that will suit nearly everyone and if we don’t we’ll link you to someone who has.

Barrow Public Park

Barrow Public Park

Barrow-in-Furness

Set in 45 acres, Barrow's award-winning park provides the perfect place to stroll on sunny afternoons. Barrow Park..... always something going on, always something growing on!

Birkrigg Common

Birkrigg Common

Ulverston

Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.

South Walney Nature Reserve

South Walney Nature Reserve

Barrow-in-Furness

Home to one of the largest gull colonies in Europe, more than 30000 pairs. There are large numbers of breeding Eider ducks, with close views of eggs, nests and chicks from May to July.

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Ulverston

Operating daily, steam engines haul comfortable carriages through the picturesque Leven Valley to Lakeside; the southern end of Lake Windermere.

X12 (Apollo 8 Travel)

X12 (Apollo 8 Travel)

Ulverston

CONISTON- The Ruskin Museum, Coniston Lake, Coniston Boating Centre, Monk Coniston Hall, Brantwood, Swallows and Amazons Tearoom.

Al Murray The Pub Landlord

Coronation Hall

Ulverston

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray – The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense campaign to re-Great Britain.

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