Dalton Tourist Information Point

The Tourist Information point is located at Dalton Town Hall in Station Road and is open to the public Monday to Friday 9am to 1.30pm. You can pick up information on the local area, leaflets for attractions and events being held in Dalton, Barrow and the Lake District. If we don’t have the information you… Continue Reading

Billincoat Charity

The Billincoat charity is a long-standing charitable organisation making grants to individuals and community groups within the Borough of Barrow in Furness. Originally established in the 1600’s by Sir Thomas Preston and Richard Gaitskill it has been operating ever since. The trustees of the charity, meet at Dalton Town Hall three times a year to… Continue Reading

Dalton Community Association

Dalton Community Association is a registered charity and maintain and run a community building in the centre of Dalton – Dalton Drill Hall. The hall is a permanent home to Dalton Police Office and also hosts a number of community events and classes, it is also available for private hire. Bookings can be made by… Continue Reading

About us

Dalton is the ancient and historic capital of Furness and has approximately 8,000 residents at the current time. Ideally located less than thirty miles from the Lake District and close to the Irish Sea coast and nature reserves, Dalton is home to one of the Counties largest tourist attractions, South Lakes Wild Animal Park.