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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.

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

Tuesday 8 September 2015 takes the Aviva Tour of Britain from Cumbria into Scotland, with Cockermouth hosting the Start & Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he will be racing in the Tour of Britain next month. Official website
12 Sep 2015 The Jennings Family Fun Day will be taking place on Saturday 12th September. More info

Taste Cumbria – Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September 2015
Latest News 2015: News update on the Community Hospital.

Campaign to save western lake from becoming a swamp...

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