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Cockermouth Brewery and castle
Cockermouth is well known for its speciality shops and many art galleries. Pictured is the Jennings Brewery nestling beneath the Castle walls.
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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.
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2019 Events

Taste Cumbria is 28/29 Sept . Allerdale Borough Council has taken over the management of Taste Cumbria and Taste Christmas in Cockermouth. The Taste Cumbria festival always includes a big producers’ market on Main Street with 80 stalls and Taste Cumbria Demonstration Stage will also be based here with some fabulous food and drink experts showing off their skills. New for 2019 will be a ‘makers’ market’ in Market Place where there is also a Saturday evening street party. Across the river from the town centre the Northbound Music Festival will have a music stage being located on Memorial Gardens. There will be a park and ride service toi the Fest from Mitchells auction site alongside the A66.

Cockermouth Firework Display Sunday 3rd November 2019 5.15pm (Fireworks let off 6pm) Memorial Gardens.
Cockermouth Christmas Lights switch-on - Sunday 17th November 2019
This year 2019 the Taste Christmas Xmas market is 7/8 December
Launch of new calendar for Cockermouth 2020.

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

More events in Cockermouth

How to Cut Your Business Overheads
Make sure you have your UK EHIC before travelling to Europe. Historic data on past Cockermouth floods.

 Hot Tub Hideaways

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.