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Local Tours and Street Maps

Tourism and Street maps

Download the Barrow Tourism Leaflet (2.5 MB PDF - printing layout).

These maps are converted from the paper version of the Barrow-in-Furness Official Guide and Streetmap.

this includes Askam, Lindal-in-Furness, Marton, Newton, the south end of Walney Island, Rampside and Roa Island.

Information on Days Out in South Cumbria can be found at http://www.daysoutinfo.co.uk/leaflets-detail.asp?lid=159

A brochure produced by local businesses in Furness can be downloaded from http://www.boostingfurness.co.uk/.

Lake District Tours

A1 Taxis have put together a range of scenic tours that can be tailor-made to suit your budget and time constraints.

Download A1 Taxi's tours leaflet (pdf 135 KB).

Walking Tours

Islands of Barrow Walking Festival

A five week festival of walks during July, against the stunning backdrop of the Furness Peninsula and featuring the islands of Barrow.  Follow ancient trails, greenways and coastal paths exploring the natural and built history of this south western corner of the Lake District and the shores of Morecambe Bay. 

The festival features walks across the sands of Morecambe Bay to Piel Island.  

Feet First in Furness weekly short walks are:

  • 11am Monday – Meet Dalton Tudor Square - various routes around old Dalton
  • 11am Tuesday - Channelside or Ormsgill reservoir walk meet at ASDA
  • 1.30pm Wednesday – Meet Walney Mill Lane shops - Coastal walk from Earnse Bay
  • 10.30am Thursday – Meet Greengate Childrens' Centre - Barrow Public Park Walk        
       

Discover Barrow on Foot

Discover Barrow on Foot, a selection of walking leaflets are available here for you to download:

Five Gentle Walks around Dalton

Download Dalton Walking leaflet (pdf 455 KB) to explore the ancient capital of Furness.

Stories behind the Stones

Barrow Cemetery is the final resting place of many interesting people.  Link to these fascinating stories of endeavour and tragedy researched by local resident, Rod White - Stories behind the Stones.

Nature Reserves

Download Wildlife on Barrow's Doorstep (pdf 1.1Mb) - a guide to nature reserves in and around Barrow.

Other maps available:

You may be interested in our What's On Events Calendar.

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Stories Behind the Stones

 

Visit multiple graves and stones to lean a bit about Barrovian History

Visit this link for more: Stories Behind the Stones