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
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
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
Walney to Weir.
Abbey mill is a popular breakfast or lunch stop at the beginning of the walney to weir cycleroute.
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.