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If I say:


The best thing in Barrow-in-Furness is the Road out of it

You'd probably think I was being facetious... But, actually, it's kind of true! The A590 leads you into (and out of!) Barrow through some Magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and coast. There can't be any other road in England flanked with this standard of beauty. It's Spectacular.

Barrow is........

It's a bit hard to describe. I guess it's a typical Northern English town. We have the usual stuff - good shops, a market on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, some good restaurants, a cinema, a bowling alley, an ice-skating rink, a park, a zoo, lots of Pubs, a few nice churches, a street full of nightclubs and late bars and buckets of rain.

And the ruins of an Abbey....

And we're by the sea - so we have beaches...

see? typically northern.

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  • Maxus's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2007 at 1:08 PM

    Fantastic, you have made me homesick for the first time in 10 years, but with no 99 club and no Marshs Sass is it really worth me coming home....

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2007 at 12:28 AM

    thanks for the tips

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2007 at 2:54 AM

    Well done!! I have returned and you have written more.....

  • PippaFoxen's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2006 at 4:14 PM

    Maybe you need to add The Canteen to your tips now! Great photos. 't was once home...

  • sunlovey's Profile Photo
    Jul 17, 2006 at 2:06 PM

    Now your pictures! Now your pictures! :-D

  • ettenaj's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2006 at 2:37 PM

    Your just up the road from me yet I dont knoiw Barrow at all, shame on me!!

  • themajor's Profile Photo
    Dec 16, 2005 at 2:51 AM

    Annexing lions from nearby tourist spots! By jove, a crafty move indeed!! Keep a watch out on case the Daltonites try to pinch some of your ice cream vans...

  • gazrees1's Profile Photo
    Dec 15, 2005 at 6:46 AM

    The north sea at roanhead is lovely, it reminds me of the irish sea off sunderland!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2005 at 10:14 PM

    "The best thing in Barrow-in-Furness is the Road out of it" Haha, I feel the same for Grenoble as mountains are the best of Grenoble ! Driving to Scotland, I have been in Barrow but do not remember much of it, sorry !

  • Luchonda's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2005 at 2:30 PM

    Nice HP aswell Faye - greetz from Belgium.

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