The Orangery Cafe at St Mary’s Hospice is a lovely place to relax with some tasty food and enjoy the view over Morecambe Bay.
Gillam’s on Market Street specialises in vegetarian, vegan, organic and gluten-free tearoom treats, wines and beers.
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).
Take a walk by the canal and enjoy a pub lunch in the Bay Horse Hotel at Canal Foot, or sitting outside in the sunshine (sunshine not guaranteed!).
The Old Ulverston Tea Rooms in Lower Brook Street is open every Sunday for English breakfast and full Sunday lunch.
The Hoad monument is open on Sundays & Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of October whenever the flag on the hill is flying.

Ulverston Tourist Information


Ulverston is a festival town, attracting participants and visitors from around the world. Here is a selection of festivals 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.

Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Urswick Village Hall and Fields
Ulverston’s countryside show at Great Urswick.
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day Coronation Hall
Sample 50 real ales and ciders in the Coronation Hall.
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 – 4:00 pm Market Place
Artisan Market, music, fun, games & turnips. Music from Blast Furness, wit from Gary Gifford, and traditional dance from the Morris Dancers.
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.