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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.

Watch this video of a drone flight above Cockermouth Castle and town by David Surtees...Go to video
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.
Diary Dates 2016

The Rotary Club of Cockermouth's Touch a Truck Show will now take place September 11 2016.

Woolfest Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25 2016
Cockermouth Live: June 24-26
Cockermouth Show; 30 July 2016.
Northbound Street Party: August 6.
Tour of Britain speeds through town: Monday 5 September
Taste Cumbria: September 24-25 2016
Cockermouth Firework Display – Sunday 6th November 2016- 6pm Memorial Gardens
Remembrance Sunday – Sunday 13th November 2016 – 2.00pm The Cenotaph
Cockermouth Christmas Lights Switch – Sunday 20th November 2016 – 2.00pm – 6.00pm
Cockermouth by Candlelight– Friday 2nd December 2016
Taste Christmas – Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th 2016
More events in Cockermouth
Historic data on past Cockermouth floods.

See live river levels online....

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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Cockermouth is noted for its specialist shops.
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