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Barrow is the principal retail centre for South West Cumbria with a catchment population in excess of 130,000 within a one-hour drive.

Barrow's pedestrianised town centre is well served by car parks and public transport and is home to major national stores such as Debenhams, New Look, Marks and Spencer, River Island, Body Shop, Officer's Club and Waterstones, as well as a wide range of independent retailers in Cavendish Street, Scott Street, Crellin Street and Rawlinson Street and a thriving indoor market. 

There are several retail parks just outside or at the edge of the town centre, and these venues host larger branches of well known stores, including Next, Dunelm Mill, Brantano, Maplin, PC World, Currys and many more. Download Shopping map of Barrow.

Outside Barrow, the medieval market town of Dalton-in-Furness, the centre of which is designated as a conservation area, boasts a wide variety of independent, specialist shops. Download Shopping map of Dalton.

The village of Askam-in-Furness has a small shopping area. Download Shopping map of Askam.

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