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Hoad Monument is open to the public on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from 1pm to 5pm, from Easter to the end of October, when the flag on the hill is flying. The monument can be hired for weddings and other celebrations.
The Lanternhouse, formerly the home of the arts companies Welfare State International and Lanternhouse International.
Ulverston is twinned with the town of Albert in France. The two towns regularly meet to play football at Easter with the Cyril Barker Shield being contested every year. The match's location is alternated between Ulverston and Albert. In July 2016 Ulverston, birthplace of film comedian Stan Laurel, was officially twinned with Harlem, Georgia, the birthplace of Laurel's screen partner Oliver Hardy.
Ulverston is a comparatively large civil parish. It is bounded in the east by the Leven estuary, Crake, Coniston Water, and Yewdale Beck. To the west the boundary follows a chain of hills, and beyond that lie the towns of Kirkby-in-Furness and Askam and Ireleth. To the south is relatively low land, but it rises quickly. In the north are hills such as Coniston Old Man. The settlements of the parish are mainly concentrated in the eastern part.
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Ulverston ARLFC has produced many professional rugby players, including Geoff Worrall, Derek Hadley, Jos Kenley, Dave Milby, Alan Moses, Oliver Wilkes, Andy Whittle, Stuart Wilkinson, Phil Atkinson, Neil Atkinson, Martin John, John Stephenson, Stuart Howarth, Nick Caunt, Chris Wilkes, Andy Rigby and Andy Whalley.
Address Ulverston Golf Club Limited Bardsea Park, Ulverston, Cumbria. LA12 9QJ England
GSK Ulverston Rangers adults wear a black and purple hooped strip, and play at Glaxo allotments.
A historic market town, built around a cobbled main street containing specialist shops, pubs with real ale and open fires, independent hotels, restaurants and cafes, many of which serve fresh local produce. Ulverston is a great place to live in, and a great place to visit.
For the individual golfer to golf societies and corporate groups there is a golf package for everyone. Close by are some of the best attractions anywhere in the UK and for a longer stay there is excellent accommodation to suit everyone’s budget. You will not be disappointed playing Ulverston, an excellent test of golf on a well maintained Colt designed golf course.
The Ulverston Canal is the shortest canal in the UK at 1¼ miles, and also the deepest and widest.
On the Stockdale Road across Ulverston, down the straight line of the Ulverston Canal,to the Glaxo Smith Kline laboratories, and across the Cark peninsula to Carnforth.
Ulverston's monthly online and print magazine. Read the latest edition now.
Ulverston marks the start of the Cumbria Way, a 70 mile walk through the Lake District to Carlisle.
Ulverston Victoria High School (UVHS) is the town's secondary school with approximately 1200 pupils. The school has a sixth form college which draws students from Ulverston as well as the surrounding areas; the numbers of students attending is roughly 200. There are also three infant schools, two junior schools, and five primary schools. Also, one disabled school in the vicinity (Sandside).
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Ulverston Golf Club, Bardsea Park, Ulverston. Cumbria. LA12 9QJ
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North Country Leisure Trading Limited is owned by North County Leisure. Company registered in England (No. 3660222).
Ulverston Golf Club is situated 2 miles from the market town of Ulverston, birth place of Stan Laurel, part of the famous duo Laurel and Hardy. Ulverston Golf Course has panoramic views over the South Lake District mountains and Morecambe Bay. It is just a short drive from the M6 junction 36.
Historically, the ancient parish included several other chapelries or townships which later became separate civil parishes: Blawith, Church Coniston, Egton with Newland, Lowick, Mansriggs, Osmotherley, Subberthwaite and Torver. From 1894 to 1974 the town constituted an urban district in the administrative county of Lancashire. It became a successor parish in the Cumbria district of South Lakeland under the Local Government Act 1972.
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Ulverston's football team is GSK Ulverston Rangers FC. They play in the Barrow junior district league. They play their home games at Glaxo or Dragley Beck depending on age. U10's and below only play friendlies while U11's upwards play league football. Their strip is white with a black/orange trim, black shorts and black/white socks
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Pole vaulting as a competitive sport originated in Ulverston in 1843 at Ulverston Football and Cricket club.
Ulverston Canal, which is no longer navigable, was once a vital component of the town's economy.
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Special events combine with an assortment of independent shops, cosy pubs, traditional markets and cultural hotspots. Add in the colourfully rendered houses, cobbled streets and inviting side alleys and you’ll find enough in Ulverston to keep you enthralled for days. It also has its own leisure centre where you can enjoy a whole range of sports and activities!
more Ulverston Golf Club is very proud to have a thriving Junior section.
Ulverston is known as the “Festival Town”. Events take place all year round, featuring live music, comedy, food, art, and more.
North Country Leisure (NCL) is a registered Charity (No. 1075009). Company registered in England (No. 3683103). NCL is part of the GLL Group
On 28 April 2009, Ulverston was near the epicentre of an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter magnitude scale. Tremors were felt across south Cumbria and parts of north Lancashire at 11.22 BST, although virtually no damage was caused by them. A spokesman for the British Geological Survey said that earthquakes of around that magnitude occur roughly once a year in Britain. It was the largest seismic event in the region since a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck Lancaster in 1835.
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