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Shopping and Town Centre

View towards Debenhams in Portland Walk
Barrow is the Furness Peninsula's Premier Shopping centre where major national stores such as Debenhams, New Look, Marks and Spencer, River Island Body Shop and Waterstones, mingle with local specialist shops in a spacious pedestrianised town centre. 
You will find the big names in Portland Walk and along Dalton Road.   
Cavendish Street, Scott Street, Buccleuch Street, Portland Walk Arcade, Crellin Street and Rawlinson Street offer a wide variety of independent retailers offering exceptional value, variety and personal service.  Cavendish Street and Scott Street brim with outlets offering those sought after designer labels and is the place to shop for that special unique gift or must have item for any fashion conscious shopper's wardrobe. 
Barrow town centre is covered by CCTV, has a Radio Link System, Shopmobility Scheme and shops are members of the Safe Child Scheme.
The town centre is flat, easily accessible, well served by car parks and public transport.  Most car parks have the  Park Mark Award.
A wide range of events and special attractions takes place in the town throughout the year. Barrow Borough Council employ a Town Centre and Festivals Manager to co-ordinate this programme.  Town Centre retailers have formed a Barrow Retailers Group and the Chairman Kevin Bell can be contacted at Waterstones in Portland Walk on 01229 871693.
For more information contact the Tourist Information Centre on 01229 876505 or Barrow Town Centre & Festivals Manager on 01229 876389( 

Where To Shop

  • Portland Walk & Dalton Road
  • Cavendish Street and Scott Street
  • Dalton Road
  • Cornerhouse Retail Park
  • Hindpool Retail Park
  • Barrow Markets

Barrow Markets

Barrow has a large indoor market which opens from 9 am - 5 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and an outdoor market which opens on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.


Barrow has an excellent choice of cafes and tea shops. Restaurants offer international cuisine e.g. Indian, Chinese, Italian as well as traditional Cumbrian Fayre.


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