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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

Canoing

Canoeing

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 21 Aug 2017

Tandem Open Canoes are a great way to get out on the water, whilst having lots of fun. For greater stability and speed we catamaran the boats, and can even add a sail.

Climbing

Climbing

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 21 Aug 2017

Have a go at climbing on one of the South Lakeland's scenic outcrops in the heart of the Lake District.

Furness Active Athletics Club

Furness Active Athletics Club

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 25 Aug 2017

Furness Active Athletics Club is to offer high quality training from an athletics coach. The club caters for long jump, triple jump, shot putt, hurdles, javelin and sprinting.

Ghyll Scrambling

Ghyll Scrambling

Grange-over-Sands

Fri 25 Aug 2017

Ghyll is the Cumbrian word for high mountain streams. Ghyll Scrambling is a great way to experience the Lakeland scenery in a spectacular mountain beck: traverse deep pools, climb waterfalls, swim and jump in.

Canoing

Canoeing

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 28 Aug 2017

Tandem Open Canoes are a great way to get out on the water, whilst having lots of fun. For greater stability and speed we catamaran the boats, and can even add a sail.

Climbing

Climbing

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 28 Aug 2017

Have a go at climbing on one of the South Lakeland's scenic outcrops in the heart of the Lake District.

Ghyll Scrambling

Ghyll Scrambling

Grange-over-Sands

Fri 1 Sep 2017

Ghyll is the Cumbrian word for high mountain streams. Ghyll Scrambling is a great way to experience the Lakeland scenery in a spectacular mountain beck: traverse deep pools, climb waterfalls, swim and jump in.

Silverscreen - Beauty and the Beast

Silverscreen - Beauty and the Beast

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 1 Sep 2017

Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle.

Diamond Wheel Glass Cutting - Heather Gillespie

Diamond Wheel Glass Cutting - Heather Gillespie

Ulverston

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep 2017

Cumbria Crystal is the last producer of hand-blown and hand-cut luxury English crystal in Britain.

Glass Cutting

Glass Cutting

Ulverston

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep 2017

The intensive one-day workshop introduces you to the craft of traditional glass cutting on a diamond lathe.

Medieval Fair

Medieval Fair

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 2 Sep 2017

History comes to life this weekend at the annual Furness Abbey Medieval Fair.

David Marcus; 45 Years of Local Theatre

David Marcus; 45 Years of Local Theatre

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 8 Sep 2017

Celebrating 45 years of David's unique theatrical style - a memorial concert featuring voices from all generations of amateur dramatics.

Holker Chilli Fest

Holker Chilli Fest

Grange-over-Sands

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep 2017

A two day Festival with specialist chilli companies from all over the country, local specialist food suppliers, catering featuring cuisine from around the world and a variety of quirky gifts.

Ladies of the Lake 2017

Ladies of the Lake 2017

Ulverston

Sun 10 Sep 2017

Ladies of the Lake is a special event; so much more than just a sportive.

Believe in Barrow present Real Lives - The Terror

Believe in Barrow present Real Lives - The Terror

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 15 Sep 2017

When retired police chief Robin Oake received a phone call to say his son, also in the police force, had been stabbed to death during an anti-terror raid in Manchester, his world turned upside-down.

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Ulverston

Fri 15 Sep 2017

Retrace the steps of Victorian and Edwardian tourists on an adaptation of one of the original Furness Railway grand tours of the Lake District.

Shine Theatre Co. Presents 'Team Shine'

Shine Theatre Co. Presents 'Team Shine'

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 15 Sep 2017

Join us for an Evening of Fabulous Entertainment!

Believe in Barrow presents Real Lives-The Olympian

Believe in Barrow presents Real Lives-The Olympian

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 16 Sep 2017

Olympic medal-winning GB rower Debbie Flood has tasted the highs and lows of life amongst the sporting elite.

Creative Sandblasting

Creative Sandblasting

Ulverston

Sat 16 Sep 2017

Intensively taught one day weekend workshops are available for people with a creative flair or interest in glass making techniques.

Believe in Barrow - Peace in a World of Terror

Believe in Barrow - Peace in a World of Terror

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 17 Sep 2017

Former UVF member David Hamilton was serving a 12-year sentence for terrorism in the Maze Prison when something happened that turned his life around.

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Rich Hall's Hoedown

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 22 Sep 2017

Join Rich and his virtuoso musical mates for a frankly gratuitous mash-up of the very best of comedy and music.

Russell Watson – Serenade

Russell Watson – Serenade

Ulverston

Fri 22 Sep 2017

A very special evening with four-time Brit Classical Award winner Russell Watson, accompanied by his pianist and a guest choir.

Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep 2017

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new for show all the family (ages 3+).

Barrow Society of Artists Annual Exhibition

Barrow Society of Artists Annual Exhibition

Barrow-in-Furness

Mon 25 - Sat 30 Sep 2017

Barrow Arts Society presents its' exciting annual exhibition of artwork.

Things to do

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Birkrigg Common

Birkrigg Common

Ulverston

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

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!

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.

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