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Furness Abbey

"Experience the grandeur of this 700 year old monastery"

A wonderful church and small chapter house grace this ruined abbey of red sandstone in a secluded valley.

Furness Abbey was founded in 1123 by Stephen, Count of Blois, later King Stephen. The abbey was originally in the hands of the Savigny order of monks, but was later taken over by the Cistercian order. 

Furness Abbey,
LH13 0TJ

Tel: 01229 826 3420

Cumberland Estate Agents

"Cumbria's largest estate agency chain"

Cumberland Estate Agents,
186-188 Dalton Road,
LA14 1PR,
Tel: 01229 877 575
Fax: 01229 832 663


Angling & Hiking Centre

Angling & Hiking Centre

"The Lake District's Quality Outdoor Centre"

Walk through the door of the Angling & Hiking Centre and you'll encounter a friendly environment where they are always happy to offer advice and listen to a few fisherman's tales

They supply tackle, guns, camping accessories and outdoor pursuit equipment from a wide range of suppliers.

Angling & Hiking Centre,
275-277 Rawlinson Street,
LA14 1DH
Tel: 01229 829661


Barrow Golf Club

Barrow Golf Club

"A jewel set amidst the splendour of the lake District and beauty of the Furness Peninsula"

Established in 1921, its elevated position overlooking the Duddon estuary with glorious views of the Lakeland Mountains provides a fitting backdrop to this 18 hole, 6200 yard, Par 71, championship golf course.

Barrow Golf Club,
Rakesmoor Lane,
LA14 4QB
Tel: 01229 825444

Baan Siam

"Baan Siam meaning -Thai House"

Providing the best in authentic Thai cuisine by creating flavours that are uniquely Thai.

The menu is wide ranging but they will be happy to make individual adjustments to meet your requirements.

Baan Siam,
231 Dalton Road,,
LA14 1PQ
Tel: 01229 812940

Paulo Gianni's

"Stylish and sophisticated contemporary venue"

Offering selected pizzas and pastas from only £2.99.

Enjoy fine wines or beverages from our extensive selection of beers, spirits and liquors, along with the latest music and great company.

Paulo Gianni's Italian Restaurant,
49-53 Cavendish Street,
LA14 1QD
Tel: 01229 825123

Cumbria Karting

"Enjoyment for all the family"

Offering various different race events, whether you just want to practice or go head to head in a grand prix race.

Cumbria Karting,
9 James Freel Close,
LA14 2NW
Tel: 01229 833250


Lakes Gliding Club

"Fly all year round"

An enthusiastic friendly group of people all dedicated to flying, mainly gliding but who also have power and hang gliding types in their midst.

The fleet of gliders is designed to cover the complete range of abilities from novice to expert flying from three hard, pristine runways.

The Lakes Gliding Club,
Walney Airfield,
LA14 3YJ
Tel: 07860 135447

Poole Townsend

"You're in Safe Hands"

Poole Townsend,
65-75 Duke Street,
LA14 1RP
Tel: 01229 811811
Fax: 01229 824705

Corrie and Co.

Corrie and Co

"A new local independent Estate Agent with over 100 years experience"

68-70 Duke Street,
LA14 1RX
Tel: 01229 825333



"Selling property throughout Furness"

36 Cavendish Street,
LA14 1PZ
Tel: 01229 870087



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Red Man's Way

"Red Man's Way and Miners Sculpture"

Red Man's Way is a recreational path running the length of Barrow's slag bank site in an area formerly occupied by the Hindpool Iron and Steel works.

In the 1870's this was the biggest Bessemer steel production plant in the world and employed over 5000 men.

The processes involved in the iron and steel industry often left the men covered in red dust.


"Premier Indian restaurant with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere"

Their ultimate goal is for you to have excellent food, good service and a leisurely, enjoyable occasion..

252-254 Dalton Road,
LA14 1PN
Tel: 01229 431947

Piel Island

"The king welcomes you..."

Situated on the tip of the Furness Peninsula, Piel Island is a jewel that the traveller can stumble across and be won over forever, by this charming little fifty acre island.

For it has a King, a Castle and a Pub, all steeped in history waiting to be discovered by you.

Ship Inn,
Piel Island,
LA13 0QN
Tel: 07516 453 784

© Dreamer

This large Victorian industrial town with a proud heritage of iron, steel and ship building, is situated at the southern tip of Cumbria and surrounded by beautiful beaches and inspiring scenery.

The Forum

"Theatre and Arts Venue"

A middle scale venue with a seated capacity of 530 and standing 700.

Providing a varied programme of both professional touring companies and local organisations.

Also offering a cinema and conferencing facilities

The Forum Barrow,
Duke Street,
LA14 1HH
Box Office: 01229 820000

Abbey Tavern

"Family run business offering good food and quality accommodation"

Located within the grounds of Furness Abbey.

Friendly staff ensure that your evenings are enjoyable, whether you are relaxing in the pleasurable surroundings of the dining area or having a drink in the licenced bar.

The Abbey Tavern,
Abbey Approach,
LA13 0PJ
Tel: 01229 825 359

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Tourist Information Centre

Forum 28
Duke Street
LA14 1HU
Tel: 01229 894784
Fax: 01229 894703

Tourism Website

"Information for residents and tourists on how to spend leisure time in the area"

The Borough of Barrow-in-Furness is situated at the southern tip of Cumbria, to the north of Morecambe Bay and set against the spectacular backdrop of the English Lake District Mountains.
One of the best kept secrets in Britain, Barrow is a Victorian built town with a proud heritage of innovation, surrounded by beautiful beaches and inspiring scenery. It is a destination of surprises.

Queens Arms

"A Biggar experience..."

A friendly and inviting CAMRA award winning traditional pub.

As well as a varied selection of real ales, on offer is delicious homemade food served all day.

The Queens Arms,
Biggar Village,
South Walney,
LA14 3YG
Tel: 01229 471880


Little Subs

"Indoor soft play area"

The only purpose built indoor softplay area in Barrow with a football pitch, go karts, separate toddler area, large seating area, hot/cold food and snacks, themed party rooms, parking, town centre location.

Regular parent and toddler sessions during term time.

Little Subs,
Unit 2,
331 Rawlinson Street,
LA14 1BS
Tel: 01229 434065
Dock Museum

"Superb modern flagship building"

The Dock Museum is a striking modern building on a scenic channel side site.

Built over an historic graving dock, the museum is home to a wealth of objects and information on the social and industrial history of the Furness area.

The Dock Museum,
North Road,
LA14 2PW
Tel: 01229 894444

Abbey House Hotel

"Everything is totally devoted to you"

Built in 1914 and set in 14 acres of private woodlands and gardens - there’s something special about getting married here.

Perhaps it is the blissful surroundings or the privacy of the grounds or the unique ambience of the hotel. 

Couples appreciate the ease with which they can accommodate the interests of family and friends (a wide choice of menus, as well as special rates and discounts for guests are available).

Abbey House Hotel,
Abbey Road,
LA13 0PA
Tel: 01229 838 282
Fax: 01229 820 403

Furness Golf Club

Furness Golf Club

"Founded in 1872 and the sixth oldest golf course in England"

From the majestic peaks of the Lakeland Hills to the sparkling waters of Morecambe Bay, panoramic views greet the eye on every tee and on a clear day you can see the Isle of Man.

Furness Golf Club,
Walney Island,
LA14 3LN
Tel: 01229 471232

Duke of Edinburgh

"A superb bar & grill"

With a range of eight cask beers, including four from their own brewery, guests and visitors can experience craft brewing at its best.

Offering a wonderful menu ranging from 'Fine Dining' to simple rustic dishes.

The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel,
Abbey Road,
LA14 5QR
Tel: 01229 821039

Diamond House Restaurant

"Family friendly Chinese restaurant established since 1967"

With two bars within the restaurant area and a brand new Zen Lounge open upstairs.

Offering a great selection of Chinese and Cantonese dishes available to sample from Chinese rolls to a selection of ribs coated in flavour-filled sauces.

Diamond House Restaurant,
250 Dalton Road,
LA14 1PN
Tel: 01229 825475

Cumbria Bowling

"Top of the range four lane bowling alley"

At Cumbria Bowling they run Cosmic Bowling, where they dim the lights and the lanes and balls will glow in the dark for you to experience bowling in the dark.

Cumbria Bowling,
9 James Freel Close,
LA14 2NW
Tel: 01229 826562

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