Furness Abbey 1

Built in the 12th century by Cistercian monks is one of the most impressive monastic ruins


Abbey Approach LA13 0PJ

Opening Times

Sun-Sat 10am-6pm


English Heritage members : free
Adults : £4.20
5-15 year olds : £2.50

How to get there

Car : Travel along Abbey Road (the road leading to Dalton). Follow the signs outside Furness General Hospital
Bus : Route 6. Board from Stop A on Furness Building Society side at Town Hall Bus Interchange. Disembark at the bus stop opposite Abbey House Hotel. Abbey Approach is to the left of the hotel. Walk through the Grade II Listed Abbey Approach Gateway and down the hill.
Train : Travel to Roose Station. Walk/cycle along the scenic 2 mile Abbey Greenway


Attractions : Bow Bridge, Abbotswood Nature Reserve
Food : Abbey Mill Coffee Shop. At start of Abbey Greenway, adjacent to the abbey
Accommodation : Abbey House Hotel, Abbey Road