Welcome to the Broughton-in-Furness Website







Southern Gateway to the English Lake District


Last Updated: 14th July 2003

Broughton Square




Broughton Town is a conservation area in the National Park and services a large rural community of hill farmers, many taking in visitors to help with the local economy.  There are many walks and areas of breathtaking beauty within easy reach.

If you are considering visiting the Lake District National Park, High Furness, the Duddon Valley, the Furness Peninsula or the West Coast, then Broughton provides an ideal base with its quality accommodation, excellent food and drink and all supplies and services.The history of Broughton-in-Furness dates back to the eleventh century, with the oldest building thought to be the church of St. Mary Magdalene, first built in Saxon times.

The focus of the town is the Georgian market square with its obelisk, erected to mark the jubilee of King George III in 1810.  In Elizabethan times a charter was granted to hold fairs and it is in the square that the annual reading of the charter takes place on 1st August.

Find out what's happening in and around Broughton - visit Broughton's online magazine, the Parish Pump 1


Broughton's traditional Country Pubs all offer a welcoming atmosphere with a variety of Real Ales and fine Foods.


Broughton offers a wide selection of Hotels and Guest Houses for it's many  visitors throughout the year.


There are a large number of businesses in and around the Broughton District which will be happy to help you throughout your stay in Broughton or plma amsterdam.


Although Broughton is a relatively small town, it offers a selection of shops that will supply you with essential needs.


View some pictures of Broughton and the surrounding Countryside and also some photos of other attractions within the area.

Tourist Information

Check out the tourist information page to find out all the best places to walk, tourist attractions, sporting facilities, Nightlife etc.

What's On

Find out all the goings on in and around Broughton with the online Broughton Magazine "The Parish Pump."

Eating Out

A guide to all the places to eat out in Broughton, including a key to see which facilities are available at the different places.



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