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Things to do in Barrow in Furness

Large industrial town and sea port located at the end of the Furness peninsula

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Known for...   Furness Abbey



 

  Attractions

South Lakes Wild Animal Park

One of Europe's leading conservation Zoo's. Great family day out.
Crossgates
Dalton-in-Furness
LA15 8JR

01229466086

Recommended by Amelia Baldwin, Warrington

 

Lakeside And Haverthwaite Railway

The railway runs for 3 1/2 miles from Haverthwaite Station, along the banks of the River Leven, to Lakeside Station.
Nr Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 8AL

 

Holker Hall

The 19th-century formal gardens below the house are scrumptiously planted as herbaceous borders, the first of many.
Cark-in-Cartmel
Grange-over-Sands
Cumbria
LA11 7PL

 

Sandscale Haws FREE

National Trust - Outstanding dune habitat supporting a wealth of wildlife and with magnificent views.
near Barrow in Furness
Cumbria
LA14 4QJ

 

Dalton Castle

National Trust - 14th-century tower built to assert the authority of the Abbot of Furness Abbey.
Market Place
Dalton-in-Furness
LA15 8AX

 

Bow Bridge FREE

English Heritage - This narrow 15th-century stone bridge across Mill Beck carried an old packhorse route to nearby Furness Abbey.
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA13 0PL

 

Furness Abbey

English Heritage - The remains of an abbey founded by Stephen, later King of England.
Manor Road
Barrow in Furness
Cumbria
LA13 0PJ

 

Piel Castle

English Heritage - The impressive ruins of a 14th-century castle with a massive keep, inner and outer baileys, and tower.
Piel Island
Cumbria
LA13 0QN

 

Cumbrian Heavy Horses

Cumbrian Heavy Horses - the ultimate horse riding experience in the stunning Lake District, Cumbria, UK.
Chappels Farm, Whicham Valley
Nr Millom
Cumbria
LA18 5LY

 
 

  Museums

Laurel And Hardy Museum

The Museum started life as one man’s collection stemming from his lifelong love of ‘the boys’.
Brogden Street
Ulverston
LA12 7AH

01229582292

 
 

  Parks

Ford Park

Ford Park is a much-loved community resource and amenity, managed by the group for the benefit of the community and visitors.
Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 7JP

01229580666

 
 

  Beaches

Barrow In Furness FREE

A small tidal channel between Walney island and the mainland.



 
 

  Cinema

Vue Cinema Barrow

Multiplex cinema.
Hollywood Park
Hindpool Rd
Barrow-in-Furness
LA14 2NA

03453084620

 
 

  Golf

Dunnerholme Golf Club

Golf Club.
Duddon Road
Askam-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA16 7AW

 

Barrow Golf Club

Barrow Golf Club is a jewel set amidst the splendour of the Lake District and the beauty of the Furness peninsula.
Rakesmoor Lane
Hawcoat
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 4QB

 
 

  Leisure centres

Dalton Leisure Centre

Our Leisure Centre comprises of a warm family-friendly swimming pool, Kid's Splash Zone with Overhead Tipping Buckets, Spray Rail.
Chapel Street
Dalton-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA15 8DA

 
 

  Water sports

River Deep Mountain High

Outdoor adventure activities and sports. Include kayaking, gorge walking and raft building.
Lowick Old School
Lowick
LA12 8EB

01539528666

 

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