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Barrow In Furness

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County - Cumbria | Map
Tel code: 01229 | code search
Postcode: LA13 | code search
Population: 72000
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Folk Customs:
Ambleside Rush-bearing
Grasmere Sports
World Gurning Championships

Barrow In Furness Events

April
Model Railway & Transport Exhibition

July
Dalton Pops
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Barrow Indoor Market
"on entering the inside market it was dark due to the scaffolding there seemed to be a poor selection of goods for sale on leaving i was confronted with the ..." More

White House Hotel
"phoned 4 meal delivery as advertised in their leaflet were told they were too busy to do meals they are not going to have a very succseful delivery service if ..." More

White House Hotel
"WARNING do not stay at this dirty out dated hotel we went to spend just one night and could not even manage that we left the same night after driving ..." More

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"Furness Abbey is not anywhere near as well known as say Fountains or Tintern, but is an awe inspiring sight. Founded by King Stephen in the early 12th century it ..." More

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Barrow in Furness ... the historic maritime gateway to the Furness peninsula. One of the best kept secrets in Britain, Barrow is a Victorian town with a proud heritage of innovation, surrounded by beautiful beaches and inspiring scenery. It is a destination of surprises.
You will find The Dock Museum, Barrow's flag ship attraction, Admission is free; ... Furness Abbey, the dramatic ruins of one of the largest Cistercian Abbeys in England with its Visitor's Centre; ... South Lakes Wild Animal Park: Forum 28 an innovative Theatre and Arts Centre ... Hollywood Park Leisure Complex 3 internationally renowned nature reserves, the Laserzone, Art Gene, beautiful beaches and coastal walks and factory shopping in Dalton and Lindal.
Barrow is Cumbria's largest town where major national stores mingle with local specialist shops in a spacious pedestrianised town centre. For bargain hunters, the Indoor Market, one of the County's largest is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Barrow has an excellent choice of cafes, restaurants and pubs and throughout the year the town hosts events, street entertainment and festivals.
Barrow is surrounded by miles of beaches, each unique in character and the coastline boasts two internationally renowned nature reserves. Just off the coast is Piel island with its 14th century castle, (English Heritage) which is served by the Roa Island ferry service.
Barrow and the neighbouring island of Walney, offer a selection of scenic walks. There are beautiful coastal walks including the new Red Man's Way along Walney Channel. The Cistercian Way, a 33 mile walk along the paths, tracks and byeways that fringe of northern shores of Morecambe Bay passes through the Town. Barrow is also on the Cumbria Coastal Way and the Cumbria Cycleway.

Accountant

Abbey Accountancy Ltd
Furness Accountancy
Furness Accountancy & Business Services
South Cumbria Financial Services Ltd

Attraction

Dock Museum (The)
Furness Abbey
South Walney Nature Reserve

Budget

Royal Hotel *book online*
Travelodge Barrow in Furness *book online*

Camping

South End Caravan Park

Cinema

Apollo Cinema

Classes

Dance - Drifter's Dance
Yoga - Sue Ward

Club

Scorpio Nightclub

Council

Barrow-in-Furness
Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council

Dentist

Ardent Dental Surgery
Cavendish St Dental Surgery

Doctor

Atkinson Health Centre
Burnett Edgar Medical Centre

Dr Knox DD & Partner
Liverpool House Surgery
Risedale Surgery

Estate Agent

Bairstow Eves North West
Firth Brown
Mellen
Ross Estate Agencies
Stephensons The Estate Agents

Golf Club

Barrow
Furness

Health and Fitness Club

Canons Health & Fitness Ltd
D S Fitness Centre
Furness Health Studio
Park Leisure Centre

Inn

Ambrose Hotel
Jeffersons
Ormsgill Inn
Royal Hotel

Market

Barrow Indoor Market
Barrow-in-Furness Market

Portland Square Market
Squash Club Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Bar 5 & The Nines
Barrow Arms
Concle Inn
Crofters at Holbeck
Cry Cafe Bar
Custom Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
Devonshire
Dirty Duck
Fig Tree
Kings Arms
Ship Inn
Victoria Tavern
White Lion Inn

Restaurant

Bar 5 & The Nines
Barrow Arms
Crofters at Holbeck
Cry Cafe Bar
Custom Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

Diamond House
Kings Arms
Mithali Restaurant
River Kwai
Round House Restaurant
Salvanas

School

Chetwynde School

Self-Catering

Abbey Road Apartments

Solicitor

Brown Barron & Co

Taxi

Acacia Cars
Barrow Cars Ltd
Central Cars
Coastline
J C Taxis
Z Cars

Theatre

Forum Twenty Eight

Vet

Alexander Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

BAE Systems (Barrow) RUFC (Rugby Union)
Barrow (Amateur Football)
Barrow & District TT Centre (Table Tennis)

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Barrow & Furness Striders AC (Athletics)
Barrow Amateur Swimming Club (Swimming & Diving)
Barrow CC (Cricket)
Barrow Central Wheelers (Cycling)
Barrow Thorns Basketball Club (Basketball)
Furness CC (Cricket)
Furness Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Furness RUFC (Rugby Union)
Holker Old Boys (Amateur Football)
Vickers SC CC (Cricket)

Shops

Debenhams
Oasis
Boots
Early Learning Centre
Pastures New Health Food Shop
Paws & Claws
Dorothy Perkins
S O Coward
Haynes Opticians
Shoe Boutique

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Carphone Warehouse
The Gallery
PC World
Rigg Brothers Barrow
Peacocks
Mr Tilleys
Santa Marina
The Fig Tree Cafe
The Last Resort Coffee Shop
Sillfield Farm Products Ltd
Diggles Deli
Ernies Traditional Sweets
N & S Rhodes Butchers Ltd
Mason & Sons
Flowercraft
Honeysuckle
Bumble Bee
Bright Ideas
Specsavers
Pets At Home
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Beauty By Review
Emporuim & Heaven Sent
Review Vegetarian Cafe
Abbey Mill Coffee Shop
New Wardrobe
Cumbria Embroidery & Print
The Fireplace
Kells Exclusive Images
Topman

Activities

Lakes Gliding Club(Aviation Sports)
Barrow Superbowl(Bowling)
Barrow Central Wheelers(Cycling)
Lakes Road Club(Cycling)
CAT (UK) Ltd(Motor Sports)
Seaview Riding School(Riding)

Places to Stay near Barrow In Furness

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Glen Garth Hotel (0.24 miles)

Glen Garth Hotel
The Glen Garth Hotel is a beautiful Victorian mansion restored to its former glory where the emphasis is very much on a friendly welcome and " home from home" comfort. All 14 bedrooms are en-suite with ... More | visit website
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Abbey Road Apartments (0.26 miles)

Abbey Road Apartments
Abbey Road apartments are located on the tree lined entrance route to Barrow - In - Furness. The accommodation consists of three two bedroom (all doubles) fully furnished luxury apartments, all with parking. Each apartment ... More | visit website
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Lisdoonie Hotel (0.28 miles)

Lisdoonie Hotel

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The Lisdoonie has been run by the Cook family for the past 30 years and has gained a reputation for its friendly atmosphere and good food. Our 12 en-suite bedrooms ... More

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Michaelson House (0.47 miles)

Michaelson House
I would like to personally welcome you to my Hotel which I have owned and managed since 1992, Built in Late Victorian times, the Hotel, is located in a quiet, leafy suburb of Barrow-in-Furness, it ... More | visit website
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Victoria Park Hotel (0.51 miles)

Victoria Park Hotel

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The Victoria Park Hotel (Barrow-in-Furness) is situated less than half a mile from the Town Centre, only five minutes away from the Barrow-in-Furness Train Station, and convenient for all ... More | visit website

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Abbey House Hotel (0.75 miles)

Abbey House Hotel

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Set in 14 acres of private gardens and woodland this Sir Edwin Lutyens building is just 25 minutes drive from Lake Windermere. The hotel is very popular with locals for ... More

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Ormsgill Inn (0.79 miles)

Ormsgill Inn

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The Ormsgill Inn is ideally situated for tourists visiting the Lake District or one of the nature reserves on our doorstep. We are also well placed for those visiting the ... More

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Travelodge Barrow in Furness (1.04 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Duke of Edinburgh Hotel (1.08 miles)

Duke of Edinburgh Hotel

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The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel has been re-designed, re-built and re-invented over a twelve month period to create a beautifully styled, boutique hotel. Offering 18 en-suite, contemporary rooms with double ... More

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Derby Hotel (1.13 miles)

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Welcome to 'The Derby Hotel' a family run hotel, situated in the heart of Barrow-In-Furness. A gateway to Cumbria and the beautiful Lake District 'The Derby' is the perfect base ... More

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Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858
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