Commonly known as Barrow, this quaint town and seaport sits in the county of Cumbria and once a small 19th century village, it is now home to an impressive industrial town, famous for its steel, iron and ship building force. Visit one of our hotels in Barrow in Furness and learn more about its rich heritage and past. From its railway to its water port, there are plenty of historical landmarks just waiting to be discovered, including the celebrated Town Hall and Clock Tower, the area’s red sandstone buildings and its modern gothic vibe.
Book hotels in Barrow in Furness
Book one of our Barrow in Furness hotels and you’ll place yourself on the doorstep to this ancient town, home to Piel Island, a stretch of land measuring less than a mile, just 17 minutes from our Barrow in Furness hotel. Other nearby attractions include The Dock Museum, a great place to visit if you wish to learn more about the history of Barrow in Furness, situated under an hour from our Morecambe hotel. Furness Abbey is a must-visit if you’re into architecture, whilst Barrow Park is the ideal location for a spot of exercise or a family picnic. If you’d prefer to take part in a number of recreational activities, then the Park Leisure Centre may be more your cup of tea, home to a high quality sports centre.
Things to do in Barrow in Furness
Whether you spend your days exploring the museums or visiting the historic sites and sounds of this quaint area, you’re guaranteed an action-packed few days of exploring. When you stay in one of our hotels in Barrow in Furness, you’ll be a stone’s throw away from South Lakes Safari Zoo, a must-visit if you are travelling with young children, as it is here you’ll be able to meet a few members of the animal kingdom or enjoy one of their popular family friendly activities. Regardless of season, Barrow in Furness is an ideal destination to visit all year round.