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Buttermere and Crummock
Cockermouth is just eight miles from Crummock Water and the dramatic Lakeland mountains. Cockermouth is a thriving 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.

Pay on Departure comes to Wilkos

From August 24 2018 car parking at Wilkos is changing. See details here. You park up and only pay when you leave. On return to the car park visit the paystation (Run by Horizon Parking) enter your vehicle registration into the touch screen..It will inform you how much to pay....then pay either by coins, bank card or by phone. Tariff is as before and so far Sunday parking remains free (But stay alert this may change).

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

Cockertmouth Harmonics Society....MUSICAL BURNS NIGHT...Saturday 26 January 2019, 7.00pm URC, COCKERMOUTH A Celebration of Robert Burns Arrangements of Burns settings by Beethoven, Schumann, Bainton, Vaughan Williams, Mealor, Farrington, Sparey, Wright.

Diary Dates 2019

Malcolm Wilson Rally 8th & 9th March 20119 Main Street Daffodil Day 6th April 2019
Cockermouth Spring Fair 27th May 2019
Cockermouth Carnival 15th June 2019
Cockermouth Live Friday 28th Sunday 30th June 2019 Cockermouth Show 3rd August 2019 The Fitz

The Touch a Truck Show..Sunday 22nd Sept

Taste Cumbria is 28/29 Sept and the Taste Christmas market is 7/8 December.
Cockermouth Firework Display Sunday 3rd November 2019 5.15pm (Fireworks let off 6pm) Memorial Gardens Cockermouth Christmas Lights switch-on - Sunday 17th November 2019

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...

Cockermouth is noted for its specialist shops.

the wealth of features on our site.Site map

"Make sure your ehic renewal process is completed before travelling"

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