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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

Gin Festival

Gin Festival

Ulverston

Fri 22 - Sat 23 Jun 2018

Let the fun be-gin this summer, when The Gin Society comes to Ulverston for the 1st time.

Grizedale Rocks 2018!

Grizedale Rocks 2018!

Ulverston

Fri 22 - Sat 23 Jun 2018

Grizedale Rocks Festival 2018 promises to be a unique, family friendly, relaxed weekend, of local music and entertainment, local crafts and local food, on our beautiful working farm and campsite in the forest!

By Order of the Peaky Blinders

By Order of the Peaky Blinders

Ulverston

Fri 29 Jun 2018

By Order of the Peaky Blinders: a new club night based on the hugely popular BBC series is coming to the Coronation Hall for One Night Only!

Boyzone at Cartmel Races

Boyzone @ Cartmel Races

Cartmel

Fri 29 Jun 2018

Entertainment from 11.00am First race: 2.20pm Last Race 5.10pm Concert from 6pm

The choir in close-up

Haydn's Creation

Grange-over-Sands

Sat 30 Jun 2018

Haydn's most famous choral work will be performed in full by the Furness Bach Choir and Orchestra under their conductor Marco Bellasi

Oakmere Homes Sunday 1st July

Oakmere Homes Sunday Funday

Cartmel

Sun 1 Jul 2018

Entertainment from 11.00am First race: 2.10pm Last Race 5.10pm

Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 1 Jul 2018

This stunning Irish spectacular that is Rhythm of the Dance, a fully live show that celebrates Irish culture...

Abbey Musical Society & KS Musicals: Summer Show

Abbey Musical Society & KS Musicals: Summer Show

Barrow-in-Furness

Tue 3 - Wed 4 Jul 2018

Abbey Musical Society & KS Musicals present it's yearly summer concert.

Cedric Robinson MBE

Galloway's Morecambe Bay Walk

Arnside

Thu 5 Jul 2018

The famous Galloway’s Morecambe Bay Walk returns this summer, led by the ‘legendary’ Queen’s Guide to the Sands, Cedric Robinson MBE.

Deemon Performance Academy: The Deemon Experience

Deemon Performance Academy: The Deemon Experience

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 6 - Sat 7 Jul 2018

The highly acclaimed Deemon Performance Academy present their Annual dazzling showcase.

Walk to Remember Poster

Walk to Remember 2018

Ulverston

Fri 6 Jul 2018

St Mary's Hospice is hosting the Walk to Remember on the 6th July. A 10 mile walk starting from Ulverston Leisure Centre at 8pm.

Diamond Wheel Glass Cutting - Heather Gillespie

Diamond Wheel Glass Cutting - Heather Gillespie

Ulverston

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jul 2018

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

An Evening with Eddie Hall World’s Strongest Man!

An Evening with Eddie Hall World’s Strongest Man!

Ulverston

Sat 7 Jul 2018

Spend an evening with the World’s Strongest Man Eddie Hall (The Beast).

Furness Music Centre Choir & Orchestra

'Midsummer Miscellany' Concert

Grange-over-Sands

Sat 7 Jul 2018

Concert by Furness Music Community Choir and Orchestra with guests from the Windermere Orchestra

Deemon Performance Academy: Deemon Junior Review

Deemon Performance Academy: Deemon Junior Review

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Don't miss the Junior section of the academy - providing outstanding reviews of musical theatre.

Chris Ramsey Live 2018

Chris Ramsey Live 2018

Ulverston

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Critically acclaimed and award winning Stand Up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and Stand Up show on Comedy Central, Celebrity Juice regular and the only person to ever put Katie Hopkins in her place...

Kreativ Dance: The Future's Bright Summer Showcase

Kreativ Dance: The Future's Bright Summer Showcase

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 12 - Fri 13 Jul 2018

Kreativ Dance are hosting there very first summer showcase. After the success of there winter show, this is a show not to be missed.

Furness Tradition Folk Festival 2018

Furness Tradition Folk Festival 2018

Ulverston

Fri 13 - Sun 15 Jul 2018

In celebration of Furness Tradition’s 20th year.

UIMF - Trumpet Recital, Paul Archibald

UIMF - Trumpet Recital, Paul Archibald

Ulverston

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Paul Archibald presents the Festival's first ever trumpet recital.

À L’ancienne

À L’ancienne Classic

Ulverston

Sun 15 Jul 2018

À L’ancienne is our classic, 84km retro bike challenge. It’s hard enough to feel like a real day out but easy enough to be tackled by any reasonably fit cyclist.

Le Loafeur

Le Loafeur

Ulverston

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Le Loafeur, does what it says on the tin! It meanders around the beautiful Coniston Water on a 47km loop which is about as easy as we can make it in this part of the world.

The Great Western

The Great Western

Ulverston

Sun 15 Jul 2018

The Great Western joins our other routes on Velo Retro Sunday adding a real, wild country adventure challenge to the weekend.

Walney Youth Productions: Peter Pan

Walney Youth Productions: Peter Pan

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 18 - Sat 21 Jul 2018

Walney Youth Productions present Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure.

Saturday 21st July

William Hill Cumbria Crystal Trophy Day

Cartmel

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Entertainment from 10.00am First race: 1.55pm Last Race 5.25pm

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Water Park Adventure centre

Water Park Adventure Centre

Ulverston

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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