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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

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Ulverston

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing, misfiring magic, trademark fez and quick-fire gags made him an international star and a true icon of the 20th Century....

Sing-a-long-a Dirty Dancing

Sing-a-long-a Dirty Dancing

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Get ready for the time of your life with Sing-a-long-a Dirty Dancing.

Foulshaw in Spring !

Conservation Day

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 27 Feb 2017

Join us for our regular fortnightly work party at Foulshaw Moss!

Barrow Savoyards present The Mikado

Barrow Savoyards present The Mikado

Barrow-in-Furness

Tue 28 Feb 2017

This year Barrow Savoyards are presenting a modern take on the well known Gilbert and Sullivan Opera The Mikado.

Happy volunteers!

Conservation Day at Orton Moss Nature Reserve

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 2 Mar 2017

Come and and help us make a difference to this important nature reserve. We will be carrying out tree felling and scrub clearance to restore woodlands and grasslands as well as planting native trees.

Tiata fahodzi – good dog

Tiata fahodzi – good dog

Ulverston

Fri 3 Mar 2017

Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or homelife bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his shirt clean...

You've Got A Friend - James Taylor & Carole King

You've Got A Friend - James Taylor & Carole King

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 5 Mar 2017

From the creators of the smash hit WEST END show ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ comes a brand new theatre experience celebrating two of the World’s greatest songwriters of all time - James Taylor and Carole King.

North West Film Archive

North West Film Archive

Ulverston

Mon 6 Mar 2017

The North West Film Archive presents Furness on Film – Thursday 16 March: 7.30pm – £7 / £6 Concessions (includes FOCHA)

Reserve inhabitants!

Conservation Day at Brown Robin Nature Reserve

Grange-over-Sands

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Your chance to help with a variety of tasks, including coppicing, at this varied nature reserve above Grange-over-Sands.

Ross Noble - Brain Dump

Ross Noble - Brain Dump

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Everybody's favourite randomist is back. As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and it's time to let it all out.

The Swing Commanders

The Swing Commanders

Ulverston

Fri 10 Mar 2017

The Swing Commanders are a vibrant Lancashire quintet whose mission is to promote sophisticated harmonies, hot solos and pretty dresses.

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 19 Mar 2017

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best.

Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage

Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 22 Mar 2017

The stage has always been my first love. Let me put that another way. I have never done anything like this before in my life...

Gilbert O'Sullivan in Concert

Gilbert O'Sullivan in Concert

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 23 Mar 2017

The 50th Anniversary Tour - Celebrating Five Decades Of Music

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 at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

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.

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.

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.

Things to do

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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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