Local Info

Our "regular" hours are 9-5 weekdays and 9-12 on Saturdays but we are always happy to make arrangements for you outside of these hours to fit in with your circumstances.


The charming, bustling, Market Town of Ulverston is famous as the birthplace of Stan Laurel, and is known as “Festival Town”.  This is due to its large number of Festivals and other Events,  which run throughout the year which  include the Flag Fortnight,  St George’s Pageant, Ulverston Annual Carnival,  Retro Rendezvous, Another Fine Fest , L’Ancienne,  Another Fine Fest, the spectacular Lantern Procession and ending the year with the world-famous 2-day  Ulverston Dickensian Festival.  The town has a cobbled Market Square, a Town Crier and many Specialised Shops, excellent Restaurants and Pubs                                                                     (   www.visitulverston.com   )

The town is surrounded by lovely countryside and the shoreline of Morecambe Bay is there to enjoy throughout the year. Water-sports and other outdoor pursuits are well catered for including walking, climbing, sailing, riding and camping.

The boundary of the spectacular Lake District National Park , which was recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site,   is reached within 10 minutes drive,  Junction 36 of the M6  within 30 minutes,  and there is a very convenient  direct rail-link  into Manchester Airport if you want to jet off on your holidays to some foreign clime!

Ulverston is a lovely place to live and to work.  

Quite Tickety Boo!