Dalton in Furness has a population of 12,332 in its two wards which cover the town, Askam/Ireleth, Newton and Lindal villages. Dalton North has 6,125 residents. Dalton south has 6,207. Census data can be found at http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadDatasetList.do?a=7&b=6177685&c=caton&d=16&g=431780&i=1001x1003x1032&m=0&r=1&s=1464801566875&enc=1&domainId=61.
The historic heart of the town is around the Castle.
Dalton is accessible it’s Railway Station has 20 trains a day to Barrow. Average journey time is 14 minutes.
By car the nearest hotel in Dalton is 5.3 miles from Bae Systems DDH site.
The rail service, provides a commute alternative to the car for travel west to Barrow, Millom and east to Ulverston, Grange, Lancaster/Preston.16 trains a day depart eastwards for Lancaster. Journey time is between 49 and 55 minutes. The first leaves at 06.25.
For an evening out you can leave a car at home take the train to Ulverston at 18.13 or 20.26 then return as the 00.08 from Ulverston arriving at Dalton at 00.16. The last train east out of Barrow leaves for Dalton at 21.43 arriving at 21.51pm.
Dalton’s main hotels and guest houses are situated in the older part of the town, at its north east end, in its centre and on the north west edge.
At the top of Crooklands Brow is No19 Guest House www.no19guesthouse.com which is approached from the Melton A590 roundabout. It has parking adjacent.
In the centre is Wellington Hotel
In market Square is the Mews owned by Clarence House Hotel
Clarence House Hotel is the closest hotel to the A590’s Elliscales junction roundabout.
Chequers Hotel on Abbey Road
The main Hotels and Guest House accommodation in Dalton in Furness includes:
27 CHEQUERS HOTEL
18 CLARENCE HOUSE HOTEL
10 WELLINGTON (*Estimated)
5 NUMBER 19, CROOKLANDS BROW
4 TOMS COTTAGE
1 NELLS COTTAGE
1 PARK COTTAGE
1 PEAT HOUSE ASKAM
2 PARK NOTT PODS ASKAM
76 TOTAL IN 11 FACILITIES
Typical flat and house rents in Dalton in Furness are as follows:
terraced homes £375-£500/525-£575
semi detached homes £685-£800
detached homes 550(2 bed detached)-££975-£1,200
There are homes to rent in Broughton Road, Market Street, Millwood Hall, Newton Road, Stainton Drive, Station Approach, Wellington Street. Also in the villages of Lindal and Newton, examples include:
ASKAM IN FURNESS
DUDDON ROAD, Keys Letting
BROUGHTON ROAD ,Farrell Heyworth
MARKET STREET, Keys Letting
MARKET STREET, Corrie and Co
No 44, NEWTON ROAD, PC Lettings
STATION APPROACH,Poole Townsend
WELLINGTON STREET,Poole Townsend
6 ANCHOR GARDENS LINDAL
1 STEWNOR BANK
3 NEWTON CROSS ROAD
South Dalton is where most of the modern developments have taken place.
Restaurants in the town include:
Hartleys, Market Street
Clarence House Hotel
Black Bull, at Goose Green
Red Lion, Market Street
Gyms and leisure are available the town’s Leisure centre,http://www.daltonleisurecentre.co.uk/, at Tudor Square, in The Fitness Surgery, and at Long Lane in unit 2 at Cumbria Strength and Conditioning, http://www.cumbriasc.co.uk/ .