The Orangery Cafe at St Mary’s Hospice is a lovely place to relax with some tasty food. Delicious fruit scones with jam and clotted cream!
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The Hoad monument is open on Sundays & Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of October whenever the flag on the hill is flying.
The Old Ulverston Tea Rooms in Lower Brook Street is open every Sunday for English breakfast and full Sunday lunch.
The new Barn Cafe at Swarthmoor Hall is open 7 days a week, with food from Fat Flour Bakery and Jumping Jenny.
Laurel & Hardy Museum Summer opening times 1 Apr to 1 Oct – 7 days a week from 10:00 to 17:00 (last entry 16:30). Call 01229 582292 for Winter opening times.
Can’t find your way around town? Collect a free Ulverston town centre map from the library (corner of Victoria Rd & A590, next to the main bus stops).

Ulverston Festival Town

Ulverston Festival Town

The Furness CAMRA Beer Festival takes place at The Coro from 3rd to 5th September. 80 Real Ales + 20 Ciders/Perries. Open: Thur 4pm-11pm (£2), Fri 12noon–11pm (£2 – £3 after 7pm); Sat 12noon–10pm (£2). CAMRA members free all times. Souvenir glass £2 sale or return. Entertainment Fri/Sat evenings. Hot food throughout. Over 18`s only.

Featured Events

Ulverston is a festival town, attracting participants and visitors from around the world. Here is a selection of festivals and special events that are coming up soon. See our main EVENTS CALENDAR for all events listings. Please note, events may be changed or cancelled without notice, eg. at Christmas & Bank Holidays.

Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
This August Bank Holiday Weekend we celebrate our 100th year as a narrow gauge railway – in 1915, we were re-gauged from...
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day Coronation Hall
80 Real Ales + 20 Ciders/Perries. Open: Thur 4pm-11pm (£2), Fri 12noon–11pm (£2 – £3 after 7pm); Sat 12noon–10pm (£2). CAMRA members...
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Furness Abbey
Travel back in time to Medieval England, set amongst the ruins of the magnificent Furness Abbey at the third Medieval Fair! Living...
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Manjushri Kadampa Centre
Free parking and admission. Free Guided Tours of House and Temple. Free 15 minute Guided Meditations for peace of mind. Make it...
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Market Place
Artisan Market, music, fun, games & turnips. Music from Blast Furness and Ulverston Town Band, comedy from Gary Gifford, craft demonstrations, Medieval...
Sep 12 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm Town and surroundings
Hundreds of lanterns weave through the town forming a “River of Light”. Finishes with firework display at Ford Park.