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Kirkby-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Kirkby-in-Furness, Cumbria

Kirkby-in-Furness is a village in the Furness area of Cumbria, England. It is about 5 km south of Broughton in Furness and 8 km northwest of Ulverston. It is one of the largest villages on the peninsula's north-western coast, looking out over the Duddon estuary and the mountains of the Lake District. Its borders are the biggest for a village in the UK. Kirkby is an agglomeration of six different hamlets, namely: Soutergate, Wall End, Beck Side, Sand Side, Marshside and Chapels.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD2282
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01229

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