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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

National Trust Activity Days

National Trust Activity Days

Ulverston

Wed 25 Jul - Sun 26 Aug 2018

The National Trust returns to Dalegarth Station for hands on fun; find out how to build a den, create a dry stone wall, learn about species and their habitats plus lots more. This event is free and part of the scheduled service.

Brown Robin inhabitants

Conservation Day at Brown Robin Nature Reserve

Grange-over-Sands

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Your chance to help with a variety of tasks, including path clearing, at this varied nature reserve above Grange-over-Sands. Come and learn about the forest and grasslands that make this reserve so special for its plants and animals.

Happy Wildlifer !

Wildlife Watcher Family Story Trail

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Use the story trail map to follow the adventures of Darwin the baby Eider Duck, as he explores the sights and sounds of South Walney Nature Reserve.

Saturday 25th August

William Hill Cartmel Cup Day

Cartmel

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Entertainment from 11.00am First race: 2.15pm Last Race 5.45pm

Monday 27th August

Coral Bookmakers Bank Holiday Monday

Cartmel

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Entertainment from 10.00am First race: 2.20pm Last Race 5.45pm

Diamond Wheel Glass Cutting - Heather Gillespie

Diamond Wheel Glass Cutting - Heather Gillespie

Ulverston

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Sep 2018

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

Poster

Barrow Comedy Club - The Duke of Comedy

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Monthly comedy nights in the intimate setting of The Vaults at Duke of Edinburgh, Barrow. There are two comedy nights per month on the first and third Thursday of each month.

Breaking Tradition presents Quest

Breaking Tradition presents Quest

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Enter the world of QUEST a computer game adventure where folk dance, hip hop, martial arts and stomping tunes music meet!

Tom Allen: Absolutely

Tom Allen: Absolutely

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Tom Allen’s unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling has seen him sell out shows all over the country

Piano Impressions with Alistair McGowan

Piano Impressions with Alistair McGowan

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 13 Sep 2018

An evening of wit, insight and wonderful piano music.

Forbidden Nights – Sexy Circus Tour

Forbidden Nights – Sexy Circus Tour

Ulverston

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action, provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden Nights strip tease (and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure).

An Evening of Eric and Ern

An Evening of Eric and Ern

Ulverston

Fri 14 Sep 2018

From the Oliver Nominated Due behind the hugely celebrated and critically acclaimed West End hit Eric & Little Ern.

Ladies of the Lake

Ladies of the Lake

Ulverston

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Ladies of the Lake is a special event; so much more than just a sportive.

Chris Ramsey Live 2018

Chris Ramsey Live 2018

Ulverston

Wed 19 Sep 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...

Barrow Comedy Club - The Duke of Comedy Pro Night

Barrow Comedy Club - The Duke of Comedy Pro Night

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Monthly comedy nights in the intimate setting of The Vaults at Duke of Edinburgh, Barrow. There are two comedy nights per month.

B.O.D.S join Soul Survivors for Muscials With Soul

B.O.D.S join Soul Survivors for Muscials With Soul

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 21 - Sat 22 Sep 2018

An evening of singing and dancing in a relaxed cabaret environment, featuring a mixture of classic soul tracks and musical theatre show tunes!

Film: Alan Hinkes

Film: Alan Hinkes

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Film - Alan Hinkes: The first Briton to climb the world's highest mountains.

The Shaolin Warriors

The Shaolin Warriors

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 28 Sep 2018

For the first time in nine years, following their globally acclaimed ‘Wheel of Life’ and ‘Kung Fu Masters’ tours, the phenomenal Shaolin Monks return to the UK with an outstanding new show simply titled ‘SHAOLIN’.

A Vision of Elvis

A Vision of Elvis

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Starring Rob Kingsley winner of The National Tribute Music Awards "Official Elvis Show" and "No.1 Male Tribute" is internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert

Poster

Barrow Comedy Club - The Duke of Comedy

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Monthly comedy nights in the intimate setting of The Vaults at Duke of Edinburgh, Barrow. There are two comedy nights per month on the first and third Thursday of each month.

The Bohemians

The Bohemians

Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 5 Oct 2018

A Comprehensive re-enactment of Queen’s Greatest Hits

Whitney Queen of the Night

Whitney Queen of the Night

Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Taking us on a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of classic hit’s that include, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, Saving All My Love and so much more.

Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Ulverston

Mon 8 Oct 2018

After the sell-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time.

The Billy Joel Songbook

The Billy Joel Songbook

Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band and now in its fifth, hugely-successful year, Elio Pace delivers this sensational and critically-acclaimed tour.

Things to do

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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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