Broughton-in-Furness sits in the picturesque western region of South Lakeland. Sometimes wrongly overlooked as a Lake District holiday destination, in our option, it’s a great choice mainly due to the stunning scenery, a plethora of nearby walks and the proximity to Coniston, Ambleside and Windermere.
Broughton & the nearby Duddon Valley offer a great choice of Cottages, some of which are dog-friendly.
Most of the Market town’s gorgeous traditional buildings are Georgian. You’ll see examples of the architecture on many of the lanes that lead off from the central market square. In the town square, you’ll see the central obelisk constructed in 1810 to mark the Jubilee of King George III.
St. Mary’s church, is thought to date back to the 11th century, it’s quite something to see and well worth visiting.
In the market square, you will see the Broughton-In-Furness Tourist Information Centre and one of its four pubs. Down one of its many side streets, you will find a butcher, grocers, and bakery next to each other. Perfect for a self-catering holiday in the town.
Broughton-In-Furness is an excellent place to explore the nearby Duddon Estuary or the Duddon Valley, which gives terrific opportunities to sightsee the local wildlife along the trails. Nearby, are a number of beaches including Haverigg Beach.
Broughton’s nearest train station is in Foxfield, 2 miles away from the town. By road, you will reach the town from the main A595. You can find old signage throughout the town of what was the A595. The original road went through Broughton; now, it passes via nearby Foxfield.