Browsing local shops within 8 miles of Howe View
Enter the museum through a replica of the Seathwaite mine, journey through the history of pencil making at the worlds longest pencil and finally relax in our coffee shop, while the kids follow the quiz trails.
The last working slate mine in England. Fully guided mine tours and Via Ferrata. Browse the visitor centre. Our Sky Hi cafe serves freshly prepared, locally sourced, pannins, soups and crepes.
38-42 Market Place, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9NG, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 01900 829667
Percy House dates from 1390 and extended in 1598 by The Percy's of Northumberland. The Gallery has work by over 80 Cumbrian artists from Jewellery and textiles to paintings and photos. Exhibitions change monthly.
Castlegate House, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HA, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 01900 822149
A contemporary art gallery in a listed Georgian house, showing northern Scottish artists, Royal academicians and emerging young artists.
1 Packhorse Court, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5JB, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 017687 71379
9 South Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9QP, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 01900 823521
A small artist-run gallery selling original etchings and pastels, plus a good selection of British-made crafts and fashion jewellery.
- Museums & Exhibitions
- Arts & Crafts
- Crafts & Gifts
- Local Produce
- Jewellers & Boutiques
- Industrial Heritage