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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's Tourist Information Centre
castle from air
Watch this video of a drone flight above Cockermouth Castle and town by David Surtees...Go to video
Another excellent drone view from Lee Rielly.
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.
The Tourist Information Centre is now located in the Library Community Hub: Telephone 01900 822634.

Threat to our Town Centre returns...Check out our Latest News page...

Xmas Taste Cumbria: Strong gusts of winds meant the Taste Cumbria marquees couldn't go up safely on Friday December 7. The event is most definitely still going ahead and the team and stallholders will be putting up individual gazebos from 7am in the Saturday morning on Main Street. The aim is for the Christmas market to open at noon then stay open into the evening, maybe 6pm. Things will run as planned, 10am-4pm on Sunday. There will be children's fairgrounds on Main Street while the children's activities will move to The Vicky in High Sand Lane. The bar with real ales and mulled wine will move to the Cooperage at Jennings Brewery, which will remain open all weekend with tours on offer too.

Cockermouth gets a Calendar for 2019

Main street view
With almost 80 years association with the town, Cockermouth Rotary Club and its latest president, Joe Fagan, thought it would be a great idea to offer a calendar that captured some of images of what makes Cockermouth a great place to live. The glossy large format calendar features full colour pictures for every month of the coming year. The calendars which cost £7.50 each can be purchased at the following outlets: Banks Ironmongers, Strolling for Shoes, Percy House Gallery, the New Bookshop,Anabelles and the Swan Inn. Or £9 including postage via our online option.

Diary Dates 2018

Taste Food Fest December 8-9.

Christmas at the Fitz December 29, in aid of the war memorial restoration.....Limited ticket numbers...more details.

And stay sharp for 2019 with the new Rotary calendar!

New town centre map (Please note car parking charges have risen since map's preparation.)

See live river levels online....

More events in Cockermouth

Historic data on past Cockermouth floods.

 Hot Tub Hideaways

Tourist Information Centre & Library

The Tourist Information Centre is now located in the Library Community Hub: Telephone 01900 822634.
Opening times are: weekdays 10am to 4pm, Bank Holds and Saturdays 10am to 2pm.
Cockermouth library is now a one stop shop Community Hub...


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Cockermouth is noted for its specialist shops.

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