Stan Laurel – Ulverston

Laurel and Hardy - Ulverston

Stan’s Home:Stan Laurel was born in Ulverston, Cumbria on 16th June 1890 at his grandparents’ house at 3 Argyle Street in the town.The property

Cross-Bay Walk to Chapel Island

Chapel Island near Ulverston

Cross-Bay Walk to Chapel Island:

We have enjoyed a lovely walk out onto Morecambe Bay today to visit Chapel Island.

Chapel Island looks mysterious sitting

Ulverston Canal

Ulverston Canal

Ulverston Canal is an odd waterway as it isn’t connected to the UK’s canal network.In the beginning, Ulverston grew up as a centre for leather

The Hoad Monument – Ulverston

The Hoad Monument - Ulverston

The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795.Built-in 1850 from local limestone it was funded by

Roudsea Wood and Nature Reserve

Roudsea Woods and Mosses

Roudsea Wood and Mosses is situated just off the Leven Estuary near Greenodd.

The wood is one of Britain’s most important woodland sites.


Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Visit the beautiful Manjushri KMC at Conishead Priory

Kadampa Temple of World PeaceTravel two miles south of Ulverston, along the A5087 and you will see the dramatic Victorian Gothic mansion that is Conishead

Tour of Britain 2020

Tour of Britain 2020

The UK’s biggest cycle event will again return to Cumbria this year.

Tour of Britain organiser Sweetspot and Cumbria County Council announced that the

Sir John Barrow – Ulverston

Sir John Barrow's Cottage

Sir John Barrow was born in Ulverston, Cumbria in 1764.He was the son of a journeyman tanner.His birthplace is this small cottage at Dragley Beck

Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall was built in 1652 as a country home set in beautiful grounds in 130 acres of farmland.

Known as the cradle of Quakerism

Ulverston – Another Fine Town

Ulverston – Another Fine Town

Ulverston – Another Fine Town:
With its cobbled streets and fascinating history, Ulverston is a great place to visit and full of surprises.