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Buttermere and Crummock
Cockermouth is just three miles from Crummock Water and the dramatic Lakeland mountains. Cockermouth is a thriving market town with medieval and Georgian streets beneath the castle walls.
Cockermouth Georgian fair
Cockermouth stages its fantastic Georgian Fair on the weekend of May 2/3 2015. Find out more....
Cockermouth Brewery and castle
Cockermouth is well known for its specialty shops and many art galleries. Pictured is the Jennings Brewery nestling beneath the Castle walls.

Cockermouth is noted for its specialist shops. Also for events throughout the year check out the What's On area.
Diary Dates

Election vote Thursday, May 7
See list of all the local candidates here.

Georgian Fair...Saturday May 2 2015. Find out more

Touch a Truck Show...Sunday May 3 2015...find out more..

Woolfest - Friday 26th & Saturday 27th June 2015
Cockermouth Show - Saturday 1st August 2015
Northbound Rock Festival..August 7-9 2015

September: Tour of Britain comes through Cockermouth
Taste Cumbria – Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September 2015

Latest News 2015: Market Place ban on road closure brought about following court action by Cockermouth litigant, who has caused Town Council numerous costly challenges in past. Local officials claim events such as Georgian Fair &TasteCumbria can still go ahead provided temporary licences obtained. Petition gathering pace here

Cockermouth's candidates for the May General Election have been selected.and date set for lively Hustings for candidates.. Find out more...

Tourist Information Centre
The Tourist Information Centre in Old Kings Arms Lane, just off the Main Street (next to Boots): Telephone 01900 822634
New town centre map

Introduction to Cockermouth Tourist Attractions Churches Arts and Crafts Lakes and Villages Places to Shop Fairtrade Directory Real Ale in Cockermouth Musical Entertainment in Cockermouth A Video Introduction to Cockermouth
Speciality Shopping in Cockermouth