Ulverston is a fine market town in the centre of the Furness Peninsula, with old buildings and a labyrinth of cobbled streets, and is the start of the 70 mile Cumbrian Way. It is the capital of Furness
It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel. It has the world's shortest, widest, and deepest canal is is just a mile and a half from the sea at Morecambe Bay.