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The opportunities to visit some of the charming places
in the rest of the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness should not be
Map of Local Attractions
Dalton-in-Furness, the ancient capital of Furness, is
conveniently situated on the A590 only four miles from the centre
of Barrow. It is a traditional market town with interesting shops
and a small Tuesday market. A
factory outlet is located on the edge of
the town. South Lakes Wild
in Dalton is the Lake District's only zoological
park and is recognised as one of Europe's leading conservation
zoos. Tel: (01229) 466086.
Some delightful villages can be found to the north of Dalton.
On the shores of the lovely Duddon
Estuary lie the ancient port of Askam and Ireleth, two small
villages of considerable character. Lindal
, which is just to
the north of Dalton on the A590 is a quaint village set in the
undulating countryside of Furness with a history allied to the
mining activity in the area. Lindal is home to Colony Gift
the UK's leading candle
manufacturer and the most experienced producer of scented candles
in Europe. The factory outlet is open to visitors. Adjacent is
Chandlers, an award winning restaurant.
On the A5087 coast road lies the village of
with impressive views of Roa
Island, Piel Island
and Morecambe Bay. Rampside and Roa
Island offer visitor accommodation, pubs and the Bosun's Locker
Café, whilst the nearby lifeboat station is open to the public at
weekends during the summer.
Hollywood Park Retail and Leisure Complex.
- Nuffield Health fitness and leisure club with 20m
- MacDonald's restaurant with drive thru
- Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant with drive thru
- Pizza Hut restaurant
- Curry's Electrical Superstore
- B&M Bargains
Next to Hollywood Park is The Owl
and the Pussycat, Two for One and Fuzzy Ed's Indoor Play
area equipped with wobble bars, rope nets and ball
FREE parking & regular bus service..
The Complex has free car parking for
up to 3 hours.
Close to The Dock Museum and Channelside Haven
Hollywood Park is right next door to
Barrow's flagship attraction, The Dock Museum
. The Museum has its
own landscaped grounds which link to the Cumbria Coastal Way
walking and cycle route and the Walney to Weir National Cycle route
20 and Channelside Haven
viewpoint for a scenic
outlook on Walney Channel.
Europe's finest conservation animal park's housing some of the
world's rarest species. Uniquely to Britain it is home to both
Sumatran and Siberian tigers, as well as African lions.
There are animals from many continents, some free roaming, and
informative talks featuring endangered species such as rhino's and
tigers are a highlight of the day.
New developments over past year include
Skyway to the Bears - aerial walkway, Happy Feet walk with and
hand feed penguins, new tamarin habitat and Yellow Mongoose
South Lakes Wild Animal Park,
Telephone: 01229 466086.
For Further Details...including
Opening Times and Admission Prices, visit their
Founded in 1123, this is the second largest Cistercian Abbey in
England. The magnificent ruins, which are managed by
English Heritage are set in a beautiful wooded valley - The
'Vale of Deadly Nightshade'.
More information about Furness Abbey
on our History and Heritage Page.
Download Furness Abbey
leaflet (pdf 1.8Mb) produced by Boosting Barrow and
Telephone: (01229) 823420
Opening Times & Admission prices
Residents' Pass Scheme
This Summer, why not visit Furness
Abbey, and South Walney Nature Reserve free of charge?
Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council run a Pass Scheme for Borough
residents so that they and their family can visit these wonderful
local attractions without paying the admission charge.
To join the scheme residents should take their Council Tax
Statement to Customer Services Desk in the Town Hall, Duke
Street, Barrow, where, a single or family pass for both attractions
will be issued. Take the pass along to Furness Abbey and the
Nature Reserve at South Walney, and enter
The extensive remains are open for
visitors see opening hours above.
For pass information, contact:
Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council.
Direct line: ( 01229) 876316
For opening hours, contact:
Furness Abbey: ( 01229) 823420.
South Walney Nature Reserve: ( 01229) 471066.
Europe's largest producer of scented
candles, hand finished in the traditional way. Visitors can
purchase a wide variety of scented candles and home decor
accessories from the Country Store, or view an exhibition on
the history of mining in the area.
Wax Lyrical Ltd,
Cumbria LA12 0LD.
Tel: (01229) 461102.
Fax: (01229) 461101.
Custom House Barrow's exciting and futuristic laser tag facility. A
combination of sport and modern technology.
The NetZone cyber cafe at the Custom House is equipped with 3
of the latest high-speed flat screen computers. Customers are able
to surf the net, pick up emails and use office applications in one
PlayZone, learning and development through magical
adventure play. Kids Indoor Adventure Play Centre.
Tel: (01229) 823823.
Cumbria Karting & Ten Pin Bowling
or telephone 01229 833250
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