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Things to do in Barrow-in-Furness

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From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Movie Theater
“ Great option for a wet weather day! You could also combine it with a trip to the Dock Museum to learn about Barrow’s shipbuilding heritage.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Another wet weather option – learn about shipbuilding in Barrow-in-Furness and perhaps combine with a trip to the cinema.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Located in the Vale of the Deadly Nightshade (halfway between Barrow and Dalton-in-Furness), Furness Abbey was founded in 1123 and was the second largest, richest, and influential abbey in the country. In 2012, excavations uncovered the grave of a Cistercian abbot, which also contained a very rare medieval gilded crosier and jewelled ring – these are now on display in the visitor centre.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“More than 250 species of bird have been recorded at the site and it is home to Cumbria’s only colony of grey seals (access to the beach where the seals are located is prohibited, however seal trips from nearby Roa Island are available via the Piel Island ferry, link below). ”
  • 4 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Dock Museum (free entry) is well worth a visit. Exhibitions on the history of the town, focus on the shipbuilding industry (now BAE Systems), the steelworks industry (Barrow once had the world’s largest), the Furness Railway and the World War II bombings of the town. There is also a Viking gallery, containing numerous Viking treasures found in the local area, including the Furness Hoard.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Theater
“You will find a diverse range of events and activities at The Forum, as we again aim to bring exciting entertainment to Barrow-in-Furness. There should be something for everyone during the current season and we are very proud to welcome Internationally renowned performers alongside local dance and amateur groups.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Island
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Fascinating little island off Barrow-in-Furness with a castle, pub and its own king! The ferry runs from April to September, weather permitting.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Opening Hours: Monday7am - Midnight Tuesday6am - Midnight Wednesday - 6am - Midnight Thursday - 6am - Midnight Friday - 6am - Midnight Saturday - Closes at 10pm Sunday -11am - 5pm”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Furness Abbey, or St. Mary of Furness is a former monastery located in the northern outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great place to eat if you are on the way to/back from Piel Island or the seal trips.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good food in the restaurant, Lazerzone for big kids and Playzone playbarn for smaller kids. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
Restaurant
“Very new one in the town centre, beautiful decorative. 10 mins away from Maindee Guest House.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Nice Thai Food in the town centre, 10 mins walking distance from our guest house.”
  • 1 local recommends

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