Cockermouth Castle 2007

Cockermouth gaol!  The only light was through the lower of the two holes in the castle wall.
The castle gaol with the tiny hole as the only light and air to the dungeon for offenders.

Local history expert Mary Bradbury takes one of the rare tours inside the private castle gardens.
Castle Postern gate
Castle postern (rear) gate that leads out on the steep slopes above the brewery.

Repairing the castle earthworks after 2015 floods damaged the banks of Derwent. Pic by Fiona Chippendale.