At the coastal town of Barrow-in-Furness industry and medieval history sit side-by-side.
This is a shipbuilding town that has launched vessels for hundreds of years. In fact, it is the centre of the Barrow-In-Furness district.
At the moment, it’s in the business of assembling Britain’s high-tech Dreadnought-class submarines.
Furness Abbey is up there with Britain’s most romantic monastery ruins. Indeed, with walls and columns of red sandstone, it sits in the hollow of a beautiful green valley.