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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 visiting the delightful Holker Hall Spring Fair and its Garden Festival, the Cartmel Show or the 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

Untitled 2018 Sophie McKenna

Swarthmoor Hall Artists Winter Exhibition

Ulverston

Thu 7 Feb - Sun 10 Mar 2019

An exhibition of work by three Swarthmoor Hall artists - Clare Dent, Sophie McKenna and Tam Taylor - in the conference hall and in The Barn Cafe, at Swarthmoor Hall.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Ulverston

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Follow us down the rabbit hole this February as Joseph Purdy Productions presents the magical, musical adventure of Alice in Wonderland on 18th February 2019.

Tulips at Swarthmoor Hall

Spring Bulbs at Swarthmoor Hall

Ulverston

Mon 18 Feb - Sun 10 Mar 2019

See our beautiful crocus meadow and bulb displays in early spring.

Spring at Latterbarrow Nature Reserve

Conservation Day

Grange-over-Sands

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Come and join us at this varied nature reserve helping with a number of tasks including bramble cutting, tree removal and brash burning. This work when combined with summer grazing, will help to improve the area of limestone grassland and

Lake District Wedding Fair

Lake District Wedding Fair

Milnthorpe

Sat 23 - Sun 24 Feb 2019

The Lake District Wedding Fair runs on 23rd and 24th February 2019 in The Exhibition Hall at the J36 Rural Auction Centre in Crooklands, near Kendal.

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Ulverston

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Join us again for some more awesome comedy from 4 Top Award Winning, Prime Time TV Smashing, Edinburgh Festival Storming, EXTREMELY Funny Acts!

The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Celebrating the sound of a generation.

North West Business & Hospitality Show

North West Business & Hospitality Show

Milnthorpe

Wed 27 - Thu 28 Feb 2019

A 2 day event for businesses located in, or working in the North West

UVHS & Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

UVHS & Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

Ulverston

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Join the UVHS Wind Band as they perform in concert with The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines.

Leyland Band

Leyland Band

Ulverston

Sat 9 Mar 2019

The acclaimed Leyland Band once again return to the Coro for an evening of musical excellence.

Steve Steinman's Vampires Rock with Sam Bailey

Steve Steinman's Vampires Rock with Sam Bailey

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Steve Steinman's Vampires Rock with special guest Sam Bailey

An Evening with Dan Snow

An Evening with Dan Snow

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 13 Mar 2019

An Evening with DAN SNOW’ will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.

Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain in Concert

Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain in Concert

Ulverston

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Phil Cunningham MBE (accordion) and Aly Bain MBE (fiddle) have toured and recorded together since 1988.

Planet Mirth Comedy @ Odd Frog - Barrow

Planet Mirth Comedy

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Planet Mirth Comedy - Odd Frog - Duke Street - Barrow 5 of the finest acts from the international stand up comedy circuit. Planet Mirth events often sell out in advance. Don't leave it too later folks!

Abbey Musical presents Jesus Christ Superstar

Abbey Musical presents Jesus Christ Superstar

Barrow-in-Furness

Mon 18 - Sat 23 Mar 2019

After the success of Cats, AMS return with another Lloyd Webber classic, the sensational rock opera which charts the last few days of Christ. So book your ticket and see “what’s the buzz.”

ETO: Macbeth

ETO: Macbeth

Ulverston

Tue 19 Mar 2019

The witches have a prophecy: Macbeth will be king. But royalty comes at a price.

Swarthmoor Hall east lawn

Oneness Retreat

Ulverston

Fri 22 - Sun 24 Mar 2019

We shall explore the topic of 'Oneness Through Our Separate Experiences' with silence, conversation, meditation, movement, dance and yoga.

UVHS: Hairspray

UVHS: Hairspray

Ulverston

Fri 22 - Sat 23 Mar 2019

Join UVHS Performing Arts as they perform the Broadway Musical Hairspray!

Moishe’s Bagel

Moishe’s Bagel

Ulverston

Sun 31 Mar 2019

Thrillingly original cutting-edge klezmer and folk music from some of Scotland’s finest musicians. An intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances.

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

Ulverston

Thu 4 - Sat 6 Apr 2019

Join us this Easter for the shrimply fabulous, feel good, out of this world family musical as the story of the Little Mermaid is re-told.

A quiet atmosphere for inspiration.

Writing Retreat

Ulverston

Sun 7 - Fri 12 Apr 2019

Six-day writing retreat in peaceful rural surroundings and a spiritual environment.

A Very Special Evening with Russell Watson

A Very Special Evening with Russell Watson

Ulverston

Wed 10 Apr 2019

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

Black Magic – The Little Mix Show!

Black Magic – The Little Mix Show!

Ulverston

Thu 11 Apr 2019

A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix.

Thank ABBA For The Music

Thank ABBA For The Music

Ulverston

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves!

Things to do

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 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.

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.

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.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park

Safari Zoo

Dalton-in-Furness

Explore, Discover, Adventure, South Lakes Safari Zoo.

Water Park Adventure centre

Water Park Adventure Centre

Ulverston

Water Park is a 37-bed outdoor centre on Coniston Water.

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.

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.

Laurel and Hardy Museum

Laurel and Hardy Museum

Ulverston

The world-famous Laurel and Hardy Museum is situated in the town that was the birthplace of half of the comic duo, Stan Laurel.

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.

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.

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.

Printfest

Printfest

Ulverston

Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints, offering visitors the experience of making an artwork purchase direct from the artists.

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.

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