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.

Each September Cockermouth hosts the Taste Cumbria weekend (September 27/28 in 2014), complete with every possible food and culinary experience. Celebrity Chefs and massive street markets with live cooking demos.
Cockermouth Brewery and castle
Cockermouth is well known for its speciality 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.
Cockermouth Georgian fair
Events in Cockermouth include the Georgian Re-enactments, Malcolm Wilson moto Rally, Woolfest 27-28 June-2014, Taste Cumbria, Agricultural Show and much more.
Latest News: Hospital grand opening/ Allerdale planning maps for Cockermouth's future?
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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