Piel Castle

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Piel Castle: A 20 acre island, Piel is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). There is an impressive ruins of a 14th-century castle with a massive keep, inner and outer baileys, and towered curtain walls still standing. It was built by the Abbot of Furness on the southeastern point of Piel Island, to guard the deep-water harbour of Barrow-in-Furness against pirates and Scots raiders.

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Piel Island, 3 1/4 miles SouithEast of Barrow-in-Furness.

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By smallboat: from 11am, from Roa Island, Summer only; subject to tides and weather. There is a small charge for this service; for details, call John Cleasby on 01229 475770 or 07798 794550

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Opening times:

Never closes

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Free

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All visitors are asked to keep their dogs on a lead and under control at all times.

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Address: Piel Castle, Cumbria, UK
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