Broughton in Furness is a small
Market Town situated 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.
Area Attractions Click on Map.
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
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
The Black Cock
Inn is close to the Market Square,
offering good food, accommodation and a wide
selection of ales and spirits.
The Old Kings
Head is also close to the Market Square,
providing accommodation, drinks and
Attractions in the area are: