Ulpha, which is a picturesque small hamlet situated in the Duddon Valley in The Lakes, is on a minor road which is accessible either from the A595 or A593 and approximately three and a half miles from Broughton in Furness.
This hamlet, which is steeped in history, has a church which is recorded as standing on the site during the reign of King Henry III and it’s Old Hall Tower, which dates to between 1580 and 1620, sits at the foot of the Dunnerdale Fells.
This small hamlet has a post office which is also a village shop that sells gifts, maps and provisions. This shop also sells some local artwork. Accommodation in the Duddon Valley ranges from bed and breakfast to self catering holiday cottages and camping. This was one of William Wordsworth’s favourite valleys.