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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

Christmas Baubles: Glassblowing

Christmas Baubles: Glassblowing

Ulverston

Thu 15 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Blowing a lead crystal Christmas bauble is a fantastically exciting and educational experience for almost anyone.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Barrow-in-Furness

Tue 18 Dec 2018 - Sat 5 Jan 2019

Shone Productions present Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Christmas Robin Trail at Ford Park

Robin Trail

Ulverston

Tue 18 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Throughout December, join in the fun with our festive Robin Trail

Santa's Magical Grotto at Bay View Garden Centre

Santa's Magical Grotto at Bay View Garden Centre

Arnside

Tue 18 - Fri 21 Dec 2018

Santa and Mrs Claus are heading to Bay View Garden Centre this Christmas on selected dates throughout December. Join us for a magical journey with our resident elves to meet Mrs Claus on the hunt to find Santa before Christmas Eve.

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Ulverston

Fri 21 - Thu 27 Dec 2018

Joseph Purdy Productions returns to Ulverston this Christmas at the Coro as we take you on a freezing, family fun musical adventure and re-tell the story of The Snow Queen.

Breakfast with Santa at Bay View Garden Centre

Breakfast with Santa

Arnside

Sat 22 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Santa is up early with the Elves…it’s a busy time of year after all!

Santa's Magical Grotto at Bay View Garden Centre

Santa's Magical Grotto at Bay View Garden Centre

Arnside

Sat 22 - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Santa and Mrs Claus are heading to Bay View Garden Centre this Christmas on selected dates throughout December. Join us for a magical journey with our resident elves to meet Mrs Claus on the hunt to find Santa before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Robin Trail at Ford Park

Robin Trail

Ulverston

Wed 26 - Mon 31 Dec 2018

Throughout December, join in the fun with our festive Robin Trail

Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance

Ulverston

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Dance to the music of top recording artist David Last

The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers

Ulverston

Sat 29 Dec 2018

The Rotary Club of Ulverston are pleased to announce the return of the Houghton Weavers, Britain’s best loved comedy folk group, back to the Coro for their Christmas Concert.

The Magic of Vienna

The Magic of Vienna

Ulverston

Sun 13 Jan 2019

The Adam Summerhayes Orchestra with Ana Maria Rincon (soprano)

Ulverston Pantomime: Cinderella

Ulverston Pantomime: Cinderella

Ulverston

Wed 23 - Sat 26 Jan 2019

The Coro are excited to announce the return of Ulverston Pantomime Society for their yearly production for 2019 – Cinderella

Adult Panto: Jack & His Giant Beanstalk

Adult Panto: Jack & His Giant Beanstalk

Ulverston

Mon 28 Jan 2019

An Adult Pantomime Adventure ‘Jack and his GIANT beanstalk’.

Bing Live! Bing Goes to the Theatre

Bing Live! Bing Goes to the Theatre

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 30 - Thu 31 Jan 2019

Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are coming to Barrow in the first ever Bing stage show!

The Searchers

The Searchers

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 2 Feb 2019

There is no doubt that the swinging 60’s was a very special time and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.

Barbara Dickson in Concert

Barbara Dickson in Concert

Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Barbara Dickinson in concert with full band.

Eduardo Niebla

Eduardo Niebla

Ulverston

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Hailed by the Guardian for his “exquisite guitar playing”, the formidable virtuoso and composer Eduardo Niebla presents his amazing repertoire of “stunning flamenco jazz” with guitarist Matthew Robinson.

Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo

Ulverston

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Feb 2019

Dear Zoo live on stage!

CAST Theatre Co. present Chicago The Musical

CAST Theatre Co. present Chicago The Musical

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 13 - Sat 16 Feb 2019

CHICAGO is one of Broadway’s most popular and thrilling smash-hit musicals, now celebrating its 20th year!

Weird Raving Stooshie Weird Raving Stooshie

Weird Raving Stooshie Weird Raving Stooshie

Ulverston

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Feral sounds from the Cumbrian Fells – Three top Cumbrian bands

Spirit of the Dance

Spirit of the Dance

Ulverston

Sun 17 Feb 2019

The International smash hit “Spirit of the Dance” celebrates its record-breaking 20 year anniversary as one of the most successful dance shows ever.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park

Safari Zoo

Dalton-in-Furness

Explore, Discover, Adventure, South Lakes Safari Zoo.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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