DISCOVER ULVERSTON TOWN
you will be pleasantly surprised!
Ulverston, a fine market town since 1280 and is the jewel in South Lakeland.
Birthplace of Stan Laurel, comedian and other half of the 'Laurel & Hardy' partnership
with its own dedicated museum.
with great walks to take in the surrounding landscape, having the shortest canal in the country, a lookout in the form of the Sir John Monument, commonly known as 'The Hoad'
Ulverston is also the start of the 'Cumbria Way,
So why visit Ulverston?
well if any of the above is not enough, it has the best selection of Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes to cater for all tastes, a large choice of independent and knowledgeable traders selling a great range of household and gift items.
a year long list of festivals,
Music Festival, Easter Egg Trail, Flag Fortnight, Cumbria Food Weekend,
Another Fine Fest, Carnival Day, Retro Rendezvous, Summer Buddhist Festival, Hoad Hill Marathon, County Show, Lantern Procession, Canal Anchor Show, at least something every month culminating in the long awaited 'Dickensian Festival' where the town sees thousands of people fill the streets, shops, stalls festive fun, fairs and street entertainment with many of us dressed in period costume.
A real great time is had by all!
But most importantly, Ulverston is home to the ever popular and famed
'Fourpence Café & Shoppe'
'south lakes must visit cafe'