Dog Friendly Day Out in Northern England

Piel Island
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria

Telephone: 0870 3331181
Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/day
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Key Info:
Located on Piel Island, 3.25 mile South East of Barrow-in-Furness (OS Map 96; ref SD 233636). Access by small boat: from 11am, from Roa Island, summer only; subject to tides and weather. There is a small charge for this service; for details, call Alan Cleasby on 01229 835809 or 07798 794550, or John Cleasby on 07799 761306.

Description:
The impressive ruins of a 14th-century castle with a massive keep, inner and outer baileys, and towered curtain walls still standing. It was built by the Abbot of Furness on the south-eastern point of Piel Island, to guard the deep-water harbour of Barrow-in-Furness against pirates and Scots raiders.

Opening Times:
All year at any reasonable time.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs on leads are welcome.

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