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Ulverston is a market town situated in the south of Cumbria, with its top attraction being: it is the start of the Cumbria Way, a walking trail that runs from Ulverston to Carlisle, 70 miles north.

The image below is of the Sir John Barrow Monument (Hoad Monument) sitting high above Ulverston east side, on the 436ft Hoad Hill.

This 100ft high monument was designed to look like a lighthouse. Tower Wiki Information.

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Sir John Barrow Monument Ulverston image

The image below is looking over Ulverston from the monument. The white line shows the start of the Cumbria Way from the Stanley Street Sculpture, heading towards Coniston, 14 miles north. There is a trail from the monument to the Sculpture, round to the right in the image below.

Ulverston Train station is on the left of the image below.

Ulverston from the Monuent image

The image below is of the Market Place in the centre of Ulverston. The Farmers Arms is situated just past the monument, a popular place for a drink or meal with views over the Market Place.

This area has a lot of narrow streets with interesting small shops.

To find the start of the Cumbria way, turn right at the monument there, then look for the narrow Upper Brook Street, only 30 yards from the monument.

Ulveston Market Place image

The image below is of Upper Brook Street in Ulverston, leading to the start of the Cumbria Way. This is one of the narrow streets with a number of small local shops.

Upper Brook Street Ulverston image

The image below is of the Cumbria Way Sculpture in Ulverston by Stanley Street. This spot marks the start of the Cumbria Way, 14 miles north to Coniston on the first section, 70 miles to Carlisle altogether.

The Sculpture was designed by Chris Brammall and erected in February 2000.

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Cumbria Way Sculpture Ulverston image

The image below is looking down Market Street from the memorial with the large Sun Inn on the right.

Market Street Ulverston image

The image below is of the lower end of Market Street where it narrows, with the clock tower being on the Lloyds Bank building.

Lower Market Street Ulverston image

The image below is of the Laurel and Hardy Museum in Ulverston, on Brogden Street, that leads off Market Street. The museum is now situated in the Roxy Cinema.

Stan Laurel was born in Ulverston on the 16th June 1890, named Arthur Stanley Jefferson. He became a famous English comic actor, best known for the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy.

A statue of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy can be found outside the Coronation Hall Theatre in Ulverston, just round the corner from the cinema, to the right.

laurel-and-hardy.co.uk . Stan Laurel Wiki Page . Museum Map/Reviews

Laurel Hardy Museum Ulverston image

Ulverston Attractions

Cumbria Crystal on Oubas Hill east side of Ulverston Map/Reviews

St Mary's Church, Ulverston on Church Walk in Ulverston Map/Reviews

Ford Park & Bistro on Ford Park Crescent in Ulverston Map/Reviews

Swarthmoor Hall on Swarthmoor Hall Lane in Ulverston Map/Reviews

Outside Ulverston Attractions

Conishead Priory & Buddhist Temple 2 miles south Map/Reviews

South Lakes Safari Zoo 5 miles southwest Map/Reviews

Dalton Castle 5 miles southwest Map/Reviews

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway 6 miles northeast Map/Reviews

Lakeland Motor Museum 7 miles northeast Map/Reviews

More Ulverston Attractions: visitulverston.com