Visit Ulverston
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Lantern Festival
Ulverston Canal
Blast Furness
Piel Castle
Hoad Monument
Laurel & Hardy
Fell Foot Park
Lloyds Bank Clock
Fountain Street
St Mary's Church
Velo Retro
Conishead Priory
Swarthmoor Hall
North Lonsdale Show
Flag Festival
Motor Museum
Conishead Beach
The Gill
Cartmel Priory
Loopy Wool
Wray Castle

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Ulverston is a historic market town in South Lakeland, built around a cobbled main street containing specialist shops, pubs with real ale and open fires, independent hotels and eating places. There are numerous unspoilt villages and hamlets in the area, complete with cosy pubs, and visitor accommodation.

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Where to Visit


Ulverston is the birthplace of Stan Laurel, and the Quaker movement. The Parish church was founded in 1111 AD.


Furness boasts a fabulous semi-ruined abbey, and many miles of coastline, popular for windsurfing and sailing.

South Lakeland

Top visitor attractions in South Lakeland include museums, historic houses, cycling, trekking, and watersports.


Cartmel is known for its racecourse, the Michelin starred l’Enclume restaurant, and sticky toffee pudding.

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