Piel Castle

Piel Castle

Piel Castle

The 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 south-eastern point of Piel Island, to guard the deep-water harbour of Barrow-in-Furness against pirates and Scots raiders.

Please note: Dogs on leads are welcome. The site may contain hazardous features.

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