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These companies offer Broughton in Furness cottages and a wide range of properties in the Cumbria and Lake District area. The number on offer will vary according to availability and time of year, as will booking prices. Please be aware that the numbers listed below are subject to constant change - visit the sites for the most up-to-date information.
Cottages 4 You
- About 20 Broughton-in-Furness cottages
offered by Cottages 4 You. All are well-equipped and most are traditional in style. Booking prices start at around £300 and rise to £900, depending on property size. There's also a booking fee of £30.
- A reasonable number of Broughton-in-Furness holiday cottages,
some of which resemble Scandinavian lodges. All of the properties are pet friendly and afford some inspiring views. User reviews are included and the owners can be contacted directly.
- Broughton in Furness self catering cottages from around £200. All are within 5 miles of the town. The majority are of a traditional style and include converted houses and barns. Some of the cottages can accommodate up to 8 people.
- 1 cottage in Broughton in Furness and another 19 situated within a 10 mile radius. Each holiday property is rated and some are on special offer. About half allow for pets but smokers are not accommodated for in most cases. Weekly bookings are between £200 and £900 approximately.
Broughton in Furness is a market town located in the Lake District
National Park and near the River Duddon. It is a popular centre for walking and climbing enthusiasts who come to enjoy the inspiring views of the Duddon Valley and Lake District Fells.
The rugged woodlands and wild, hilly country which surround Broughton in Furness attract ramblers and hikers from far and wide. The town is also gateway to Ulpha Fell and a high mountain plateau that provides walks over Birker Fell
. From here one is able to see Scafell Pike
in the distance. The scenery in these parts exudes a magnificence that inspired the likes of poets such as Wordsworth and Norman Nicholson.
See below for Broughton in Furness accommodation.
Established during the 11th century, the town has a number of historical attractions. These include the obelisk in the market square, erected in 1810 to mark the jubilee of King George III, and St Mary's Church
, which is the oldest building in the town. Constructed in Saxon Times, its was extensively rebuilt during the 18th century and houses a number of antiquities.
The terraced Georgian houses
that dominate the market square offer reminders of the town's past - it was an important centre for a variety of trades including livestock and wool. Now, tourism is the town's main economy. Below, we've included some of the best things to do and see in and around Broughton-in-Furness such as historical sites, places to eat and drink and outdoor activities.
Broughton in Furness visitor attractions
There are a wide selection of activities and tourist attractions that should help you make the most of your Broughton in Furness cottage holiday. We've included outdoor activities, historical sites of interest as well as notable eating and drinking establishments found near Broughton in Furness.
Walking and hiking are the most popular pastimes in the region as is cycling. The nearby Cumbria Cycle Way
and Coastal Way allow Broughton in Furness holiday makers to properly take in the fantastic Lake District scenery.
Food, drink and entertainment
The award-winning Beswick Restaurant
can be found in Broughton in Furness Market Square and is a must-visit. There is also a collection of charming country pubs located near the town centre including The Manor Arms and Old Kings Head. The latter is one of the oldest inns in the region and is a popular water hole.
History and Culture
The 18th Century Duddon Iron Works
is one of the most well-known historical attractions and consists of a well-preserved charcoal fire blast furnace. Built during the early 1700s, it was used to cast pig iron which was then sent to Southern coastal towns for ship-building. It is located around 100 yards from Duddon Bridge.
Supermarkets and shops
Visit nearby Penrith for toiletries and general groceries during your Broughton in Furness holiday cottage break. There's a VM Morrisons on Brunswick Road and a Somerfield on King Street. Boots can be found on Angel Square and there's also a Co-op Pharmacy.