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
Way, a walking trail that runs from
Ulverston to Carlisle, 70 miles north,
and the Laurel and Hardy Museum.
Area Attractions Click on Map.
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
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
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.
The view down Market Street from the
memorial shows the large Sun Inn on
The lower end of Market Street, where it
narrows, has a Clock Tower on the Lloyds Bank
The Laurel and Hardy Museum is on Brogden
Street, that leads off Market Street. The
Museum is now situated in the Roxy
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
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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Crystal on Oubas Hill east side of
St Mary's Church,
Ulverston on Church Walk in Ulverston
Ford Park &
Bistro on Ford Park Crescent in Ulverston
Swarthmoor Hall on
Swarthmoor Hall Lane in Ulverston Map
Outside Ulverston Attractions
& Buddhist Temple 2 miles south Map
South Lakes Safari Zoo 5
miles southwest Map
5 miles southwest Map
The Lakeside &
Haverthwaite Railway 6 miles northeast
Museum 7 miles northeast Map
More Ulverston Attractions: visitulverston.com