VISITORS from abroad and all across the UK visit Barrow Market on Dave Day.

Barrow Market thanked those who visit their stalls across the day with people from as far as Thailand and the USA registered to be in the market.

People hailing from North Wales, London, Glasgow, Leeds and Wigan were also reported to pay a visit to the market.

A spokesperson for Barrow Market said the day was a 'monumental moment' for Barrow.

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It said: "We are still reliving the wonderful memories from Dave Day on Saturday.

"Thank you to everyone who swung by and visited us on Saturday, it was a pleasure to welcome you from far and wide!

"And thank you to everyone who took the time to sign our visitors' book, a lasting memory of your visit to the market.

"We had visitors from Thailand, USA, North Wales, London, Glasgow, Wigan, Preston, Morecambe, Darwen, Hull, Leeds, Kendal, Ulverston, Lowick, Askam, Millom, Durham, Newcastle, Greenodd, Blackpool, Seascale, and not forgetting our local communities of Walney Island and Barrow.

"Every purchase you made on Saturday was supporting our local independent businesses in the market hall and it was a pleasure to serve you."

Apainya Tarprasart, of Tuks Thai Foods, said the day was 'very good' for business and had people from London and Preston go to her shop.

She set up a visitor's book for people to sign as a memory of the day.

A visitor book was set up in the marketA visitor book was set up in the market (Image: Barrow Market)

"There were more people than on a normal day," she said.

Wendy Gunning, of The Wool Baa, said it was a 'lovely day' and had visitors from all over, including one from Malta who lives in Newcastle and another from the USA.

"It was not the best day for business in the market, but it was a great atmosphere. I met some brilliant people," she said.

Crochet pies made for Dave DayCrochet pies made for Dave Day (Image: The Wool Baa)

Wendy made the Hairy Biker's 'favourite pie' to raise funds for the two chosen charities benefitting from Dave Day.

She said: "The pies are still going strong we are still making them. We sold about £250 of the pies on Saturday. I still have to post them around the country."