By Gill Jepson
Although the city is understood for its undefined, it sits in a single of the main attractive components of Cumbria. It boasts a wealthy historical past and fantastic perspectives to the Lake District and throughout Morecambe Bay and, surrounded on 3 aspects by means of the ocean, it enjoys its personal temperate weather. Furness Abbey used to be a good impression at the region within the medieval interval and there are castles, church buildings, monuments and thoughts simply ready to be found via the unsuspecting visitor.
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