All details in our visitor pack in the cottage
Duddon Bridge Iron Furnace
Donkey Rock, or as I call it, the vertical beach! Take the road to Foxfield from Broughton, the rock is on your left.
Swinside stone circle (NGR SD 172 882) is one of the three most important stone circles in Cumbria, and consists of 55 stones set in a ninety foot diameter circle.
Birkrigg Common is a wonderful example of limestone
pavement, with great views across Morecambe Bay and
towards the Furness Fells. Excellent for dog walking!
Birkrigg Druids Circle, Birkrigg Common, Ulverston (NGR SD 292 739). Overlooking the village of Bardsea, it consists of two roughly concentric stone rings. Great when included in a walk on Birkrigg Common or Sea Wood (across the road), which has mysterious stones of its own to explore
Frith Hall is visible as a romantic ruin of a hunting lodge on the skyline as you drive up the Duddon Valley.
Ravenglass Roman Bath House, fort (Glannoventa) and vicus.
Hardknott Roman fort, the remains of the Roman fort Mediobogdum, located on the western side of the Hardknott Pass (head up the Duddon Valley, Hardkott Pass takes you into Eskdale)
Furness Abbey (English Heritage), 0370 333 1181: this was one of the richest Cistercian monasteries in England,. Adjacent grassy amphitheatre and footpaths toward Barrow and Dalton.