Ulverston Tourist Information

Ulverston is famous for the Hoad Monument (a replica of the Eddystone Lighthouse), the mile-long canal, the Laurel & Hardy Museum (Stan Laurel was born in Ulverston), the indoor and outdoor markets, and the traditional pubs and tea-shops. Ulverston has also established itself as a festival town, attracting regular attendees from around the world.

Ulverston has a contemporary feel, whilst retaining a strong sense of its past. You'll enjoy friendly and individual service in the specialist shops, pubs and restaurants. Visit Market Street on a Thursday or Saturday, and experience the traditional market. Witness real community endeavours at Ford Park. Come along to an Ulverston festival; you'll be very welcome.

Specialist Shops


Many of Ulverston's Specialist Shops are online. Click on the "Go Shopping!" button to visit their websites.

Looking for a visitor attraction, restaurant, pub or hotel? The map shows places to visit in Ulverston town, and also within easy travelling distance by car. Go to the map, and click on each location to read more about it.

I Love Ulverston Calendar

Free calendar. Click on a calendar to download and print on A4. Customise your own calendar or go for "I love Ulverston".

Alternatively, visit the Francis Frith Shop to design your own unique Ulverston picture calendar, or to purchase historic photo prints, maps, books, etc.

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Lake District Tours

Book a hand-picked Lake District tour to make the most of your visit to this beautiful part of the world.

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