The Towns & Villages Of Furness

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Towns and Villages in Furness include:

See also the Islands of Furness

Rivers and Lakes

The Islands of Furness

… are situated to the south-west and east of the Furness Peninsula. Within England, they are the third biggest collection of islands. They are generally quite small, though at 12.99 km2 Walney Island is the 8th biggest in England. Of these, only Walney IslandBarrow IslandRoa Island and Piel Island are inhabited. Their combined population is around 15,000, which is about 20% of the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness. They are the largest group of islands between Anglesey in Wales and the Firth of Clyde inScotland.

The Main Islands Are …

As well as these, the small islets of Dova Haw, also known as Crab Islandand Headin Haw  sit in Walney Channel, whilst the old Ramsey Island is now, like Barrow Island, part of the docks system.