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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.
The Tourist Information Centre is now located in the Library Community Hub: Telephone 01900 822634.
The website is maintained by Cockermouth based Dave Siddall. If you wish to promote your business or to report any errors..please contact dave@lakestay.co.uk.

2024 Events


There is a 77C bus service running from Cockermouth to Keswick via Buttermere until Sept 1 2024. Timetable here.
Cockermouth Live Friday July 5th to Sunday July 7th 2024.

May 2024 Popular AgeUK service in town to end.. From June; crafters, art, knitters, card players in Norham House, exercise in Christchurch Hall rooms as usual, mens' Monday lunch club in Lanes cafe, walking group as usual, singing group, digipals and friendship to be confirmed. Tai chi in July and August in Christchurch Hall rooms as merged session.

News: report 24/4/24 on progress to resolve the Old Courthouse collapse issue.
The Civic Trust will be leading tours of Cockermouth Castle in June 2024
Entry will be by advanced ticket only, obtainable from the Library/Tourist Information Centre as from 10am on Saturday 4th May.

Latest news, including Old Courthouse collapse and approval for controversial block of flats in woodland north of Harris Park

New Parliamentary boundary.map showing where Cockermouth will be for next MP vote.
Each Fridays: a Country Market is held in the United Reform Church, 82 Main Street, Cockermouth
See online 'Live' River levels at South Street bridge.
Historic data on past Cockermouth floods.

Online Middle School at Excel

Online Certificate Programs from WTI

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.