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The Beacon
VistEngland VAQAS

, Whitehaven

Situated on Whitehaven's historic Georgian harbour, the Beacon Museum traces the social, industrial and maritime heritage of the area, using local characters, audio-visual displays and fascinating museum pieces.

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  • Rail station: Whitehaven (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Muncaster Castle
VistEngland VAQASHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeMember of Cumbria Tourism

, Ravenglass

Home of the Penningtons for 800 years. Tour this glorious castle with an informative and free interactive wand.

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  • Rail station: Ravenglass (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
B Spoke by Spike

, Whitehaven

Looking for something different, quirky and memorable?

 
 
Surroundings
Cumbria Tourism Awards WinnerMember of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

, Cockermouth

The Lakes Distillery is located next to the River Derwent, which flows from Lake Bassenthwaite and overlooked by the magnificent Skiddaw Mountain.

 
 
 
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Silver AwardCumbria Tourism Awards WinnerSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

, Ravenglass

Welcome to Lakeland's oldest, longest and most scenic railway!

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  • Rail station: Ravenglass (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Wordsworth House and Garden
VistEngland VAQASNational TrustMember of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

, Cockermouth

Meet some of the Wordsworth household and find out what life was like for the maid, the man servant and the clerk. Hear about the Cumbrian market town of the 1770s. Enjoy the signs and sounds of a working 18thC kitchen.

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  • Rail station: Maryport (6 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Rum Story
VistEngland VAQAS

, Whitehaven

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  • Rail station: Whitehaven (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Maryport Maritime Museum
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

, Maryport

The museum illustrates the maritime, social and industrial history of Maryport, using objects, paintings and story boards in themed galleries.

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  • Rail station: Maryport (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
The Gincase

, Silloth

This has something for everyone. The Farm Park has lots of friendly farm animals in 16 paddocks, large Playbarn with huge indoor play area and more; a Cumbrian Craft Barn and Tearoom.

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  • Rail station: Aspatria (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rosehill Theatre
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

, Whitehaven

Our vision is to be a local theatre of national significance, presenting and producing first class arts and entertainment alongside a vibrant programme of creative learning work to engage young people and others in the community.

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  • Rail station: Whitehaven (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Escape the Room
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

, Workington

A dead body will soon be discovered at the shipping docks....

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  • Rail station: Workington Train Sta (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
Plaza Cinema, Workington
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

, Workington

6 screen independent cinema. Free parking, 3D films, disabled access, snack kiosk and bar.

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  • Rail station: Workington (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Lake District Coast Aquarium
VistEngland VAQAS

, Maryport

The Lake District Coast Aquarium opened in May 1997 and contains 75+ themed tanks containing a collection of the diverse marine life found around the Cumbrian and UK coastline.

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  • Rail station: Maryport (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Jennings Brewery

, Cockermouth

Jennings Brewery was originally established as a true family concern back in 1828, in the village or Lorton. The company moved to its current location in 1874, in the historic town of Cockermouth, in the shadow of Cockermouth Castle.

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  • Rail station: Workington (7 miles)
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Bitter End

, Cockermouth

CAMRA's Cumbria Pub of the Year 2000 and home to one of the smallest breweries in the county.

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  • Rail station: Maryport (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Senhouse Roman Museum
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

, Maryport

An internationally significant Roman collection housed in a Victorian Naval Battery adjacent to the Roman fort at Maryport.

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  • Rail station: Maryport (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Guided Mountain Walking

, Cockermouth

The Lake District is one of the best places in the UK to get out and explore the hills and valleys.

 
 
 
Studfold Gate Stone Circle

, Workington

Stone circle is now incomplete and has a modern wall cutting through it, incorporating one stone. Eleven others survive, some only a few inches high.

 
 
 

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