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  • Lake District Foundation
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism

Historical Event, Sat 12 Oct 2019, £35

William Penn visited historic Swarthmoor Hall

William Penn visited historic Swarthmoor Hall

The display in Swarthmoor Hall includes a painting of William Penn's historic treaty with the Indians (right in picture), which led to the founding of Pennsylvania, a refuge for Quakers and other religious minorities


Living in dark times, with William Penn. The course will give time for participants to voice their experiences of living in a time of turbulance, anxiety and fear. If numbers allow, Rex Ambler will contribute to an evening discussion, too.

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Dates Times
Sat 12 Oct 2019 10:00 to 16:00


Price includes lunch and refreshments. Overnight accommodation is available at a discounted rate.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Five self-catering units. Accomodates up to 25 people Whole site bookings. Bed and Breakfast available Full Board for groups. Conference facilities. Courses and events. Group tours of the Hall by arrangement.

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Swarthmoor Hall Lane,
LA12 0JQ


Plan route to Swarthmoor Hall using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 281772  Lat: 54.18550 Long: -3.10326

On the outskirts of Ulverston just off the A590, 25 minutes from J36 of the M6.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Ulverston station

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