St Cuthberts Aldingham

Aldingham is a lovely small hamlet situated on the edge of Morecambe Bay, just off the coast road from Ulverston to Barrow.Apart from a few

Stan Laurel-Ulverston

Stan Laurel-Ulverston

Stan Laurel-Ulverston:

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


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 – UlverstonThe Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795.Built in 1850 from local

Roudsea Wood and Nature Reserve

Roudsea Woods and Mosses

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

The wood is one of Britain’s

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Visit the beautiful Manjushri KMC at Conishead Priory

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation CentreTravel two miles south of Ulverston, along the A5087 and you will see the dramatic Victorian Gothic mansion that is Conishead Priory.The

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 – Ulverston:Sir John Barrow was born in Ulverston, Cumbria in 1764.He was the son of a journeyman tanner.His birthplace is this

Swarthmoor Hall

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