Local walks around Abbey mill.

Whatever the weather there is always something for people of all ages to enjoy-woodland walks, wonderfull views, peace and quiet, wide open spaces, walking the dog, birdwatching,kite flying, easter egg rolling, and sledging in the snow.  Pop in for a takeaway coffee or soup to keep you warm along your walk.
Our local bus stop is on Abbey road, barrow which is just oposite furness general hospital and is just a short walk down the hill to Abbey mill and furness abbey.
Our local station is Roose station which is at the oposite end of the Roose to furness abbey greenway and is approximately 1 1/4 miles to Abbey mill and furness abbey.
The Roose to Furness Abbey Greenway.
The Roose to Furness Abbey greenway begins at abbey mill coffee shop. It takes you through the farm and along the red river to Roose railway station. If you turn right at the end of the walk, it will bring you back along Rating lane, down manor road and back to Abbey Mill.
If you turn left at the end of the walk through holbeck you can follow the road back past bow bridge  or through Abbots wood and back to Abbey mill, just in time for  a full english, lunch, or afternoon tea. This walk is suitable for cycles, prams or wheelchairs, although there are a few easy to open gates through the farm. view the 2011 local tourism leaflet.
Walney to Weir. 
Abbey mill is a popular breakfast or lunch stop at the beginning of the walney to weir cycleroute.
Abbots wood.
Oposite the Abbey mill driveway onto the oposite side of the road are the steps leading to  Abbots wood. This is a great view looking down onto Furness Abbey. Abbots wood nature reserve is a beautiful walk through woodland any time of the year whether there is a blanket of bluebells or a blanket of snow. A great place for the kids as there is plenty of wildlife.  
The cistercian way leads you towards dalton castle. This is a longer walk and can lead you back through the country lanes at the top of Dalton. This walk can link up at Abbey mill to the Roose to furness Abbey greenway or Abbots wood.
 Abbey greenway,
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