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Broughton in Furness

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Broughton in Furness is a small Market Town in the south of Cumbria, on the south side of the Lake District National Park.

The Town is built around the scenic Market Square, where Farmers Markets are still held. This is a popular area for Walking, Biking and Canoeing.

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The image below is of the Town Hall in the Market Square that now holds the Tourist Information Centre that gives information on local attractions.

The second image is of the Square in Broughton in Furness with the Obelisk having been erected in 1810 for the Jubilee of King George III. By the Obelisk are Slabs where Fish caught on the River Duddon were sold.

There are also Old Stocks next to the Obelisk, used for Punishment and Public Humiliation up to the 1870s. These have been retained as a Tourist Attraction, a good photo set.

The Black Cock Inn is close to the Market Square, offering a wide selection of ales and spirits.

The Old Kings Head is also close to the Market Square, providing accommodation, drinks and meals.

Attractions in the area are:

Walking / Hiking

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