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

The Town is poplar for the start of the Cumbria Way, a walking trail that runs from Ulverston to Carlisle, 70 miles north, and the Laurel and Hardy Museum.

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The image top 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.

The third image 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 Market Place Monument, then look for the narrow Upper Brook Street, only 30 yards from the Monument.

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, erected in February 2000.
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The view down Market Street from the memorial shows the large Sun Inn on the right.

The lower end of Market Street, where it narrows, has a Clock Tower on the Lloyds Bank building.

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

Stan Laurel was born in Ulverston 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

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Ulverston Attractions

Cumbria Crystal on Oubas Hill east side of Ulverston Map

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

Ford Park & Bistro on Ford Park Crescent in Ulverston Map

Swarthmoor Hall on Swarthmoor Hall Lane in Ulverston Map

Outside Ulverston Attractions

Conishead Priory & Buddhist Temple 2 miles south Map

South Lakes Safari Zoo 5 miles southwest Map

Dalton Castle 5 miles southwest Map

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway 6 miles northeast Map

Lakeland Motor Museum 7 miles northeast Map

More Ulverston Attractions: visitulverston.com

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