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Broughton-in-Furness

Broughton-in-Furness is located on the northern boundary of the Lake District National Park. It’s a small town in the Furness region of Cumbria that was actually a part of Lancashire prior to 1974. Broughton-in-Furness is located n ear the River Duddon not far inland from Foxfield. The original settlement became the local market town in both the fishing and agricultural markets beginning around the 11th century.

From 1859-1958 there was railway service into the town, but today the closest rail service to and from Broughton-in-Furness is via the Foxfield railway station two miles out of town. When the National Park was created in the 1950s it generated some tourism in Broughton-in-Furness but most of the tourists still prefer to head farther north or east.

One of the specialty spots in Broughton-in-Furness is the existence of one of the best organic bakeries in the region. When you add that to the good food at restaurants in Broughton-in-Furness and the many events and activities that draws tourists to the town you can understand why there has been an increase in tourism though rather small to be sure. The town has many activities in which visitors can participate whether they arrive daily or stay overnight. There is an abundance of places to go and things to do without having to travel very far. Of course, you can also just relax and enjoy the scenery if that’s what you prefer to do. Whatever you choose to do make sure you finish with a great meal and a good nights’ sleep.
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