Things To Do

There are many attractions in the immediate vicinity of Abbey House Hotel & Gardens for all the family to enjoy. The South Lakes Wild Animal Park is just a 5 minute drive away and guests of Abbey House Hotel & Gardens can enjoy great savings on their entrance fees. Slightly further afield you can find Thomas & Friends at the Haverthwaite Railway Village.

The closest attraction that you will find is just a stroll away. Lying behind the trees, at the end of our beautiful grounds you will find the Furness Abbey Ruins. The impressive, romantic ruins of an Abbey founded by Stephen, later King of England provide a wonderful day out.

Lakes Coniston & Windermere are just a 40 minute drive and the beautiful villages of Hawkeshead & Ambleside are just a few miles more.

Barrow itself offers a superb dockside museum with coastal walks that can take you to the Walney Island Nature reserve and a local seal community can be viewed on a regular basis. The local Lake District and Cumbria attractions make for the ideal holiday or weekend break.

Take advantage of the beautiful scenery and fresh country air whilst enjoying a round of golf. We are in close vicinity of two stunning golf courses, Ulverston Golf Club and Barrow Golf Club. If you would like a round of golf, we can arrange tee off times for you. Simply contact our reservations team and this can be arranged.

For more country orientated pursuits the local area offers a varied range of fishing and shooting with day permits and passes to suit all styles and pockets.

Barrow Angling Association offers coarse & game fishing day tickets in some spectacular locations, you can buy passes here. For the shooter, advanced arrangements can be made with Furness Marksman for range rifle shooting, clay pigeon shooting can be arranged here.