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Buttermere and Crummock
Cockermouth is just eight miles from Crummock Water and the dramatic Lakeland mountains. Cockermouth is a thriving market town with medieval and Georgian streets beneath the castle walls.

Daffodil Day, Saturday, April 2 2016. The Rotary Club of Cockermouth has helped organise celebrations of Wordsworth's daffodils with music, floral displays and talks on the great man from experts at Grasmere's Wordsworth Trust
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.
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Town centre is open for business. Thanks to lobbying by Allerdale Council the Gote (Derwent) Bridge now open. Virgin Trains is giving 30% discount on Penrith fares to aid floods impact.

Daffodil Day, Saturday, April 2 2016.
Touch a Truck Show 2016. Sunday May 1 2016.

Historic data on past Cockermouth floods.

See live river levels online....

Labour Leader in Cockermouth...
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


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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