Some Useful Barrow Information
Barrow train station is located fairly central (LA14 5QZ) and it is only a 5 minute walk into the heart of Barrow town. For those who are travelling by train, most hotels and restaurants are within walking distance and for those who enjoy Weatherspoons, we have one on Abbey Road, just down from where the station is.
There are a number of taxi companies in Barrow and they'll get you to most places for £4 - £5. The numbers are:
A1 taxis - 01229 838383
Acacia taxis - 01229 434343
City Lynx - 01229 232323
Pubs / Restaurant
There are a number of great restaurants in town but sadly not so many pubs now as they all seem to be closing down. However this list will give you some idea where to go:
The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel LA14 5QR - Distance from train station = 0.1 miles
The Furness Railway (Weatherspoons) LA14 5UB - Distance from train station = 0.2 miles.
Jeffersons Pub / Restaurant LA14 1RX - Distance from train station = 0.6 miles.
The Custom House LA14 5UF - Distance from train station = 0.5 miles.
The Ferry Hotel LA14 3PE - Distance from train station = 1.6 miles.
The Crown Pub / Restaurant LA14 3RP - Distance from train station = 2.4 miles.
Brewers Fayre LA14 2PW - Distance from train station = 0.8 miles.
King Alfred Pub / Restaurant LA14 3DX - Distance from train station = 1.8 miles.
There are also many chinese takeaways situated around the town centre along wih McDonalds, Subway and Greggs. Most takeaway food can be located on Dalton Rd in the centre of Barrow and this is a 5 minute walk from the station.
In Barrow there is a Premier Inn and a Travelodge but i've heard these are quite expensive at the moment due to the number of contractors currently working here. Below are a couple of links to try which are reasonably priced:
Barrow Lodge Hotel (LA14 2LN)
Distance from train station = 0.8 miles
Little Oyster Guest House (LA14 2JR)
Distance from train station = 0.7 miles
There are 4 major supermarkets in Barrow:
Tesco (LA14 2NE)
ASDA (LA14 5UG)
Morrisons (LA14 2HF)
Aldi (LA13 9DB Risdale Rd or LA14 2BD Hindpool Rd)
There is a Tesco express across the road from the train station, opposite the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel