Cockermouth Tourist Information Centre & Town website
Tourist Information Centre
The Tourist Information Centre has moved from the Town Hall to Old Kings Arms Lane, just off the Main Street (next to Boots) and alongside the Cockermouth History Wall.Telephone : 01900 822634
New town centre map

Roman Cockermouth
Image gallery from the latest archeological 'dig' at Derventio (Roman Cockermouth)

Video Tour of Cockermouth

A short video tour of the town and its setting.

Cockermouth Video from 1960s

Cockermouth set to Merge with Penrith in MP Proposed Shake-up

See what the Boundary Commission proposes for the new Parliamentary ward. Just one MP for Penrith, Keswick and Cockermouth. See the map proposal.
Heritage Day Bellringing at All Saints

Local Lad Ben Stokes hits Jackpot

Feb 2017: Ben Stokes, the England all-rounder, has become the highest paid overseas cricketer in the 10-year history of the Indian Premier League after securing a 1.7m contract

Divided Community over Brexit

Cockermouth residents voted overall in favour of Brexit and departure from the EU. The votes were 50-50 between Remain and Leave in all wards except Highfield, where the voters were around 75% for Brexit. London and Scotland voted to Remain in the EU. The British pound fell 11% against the US dollar after the UK vote. In early 2017 the pound was on average 18% down in worldwide value.

Our MP

Labour MP: Sue Hayman from Ullock.

Previous year's news archives.

The Cockermouth Flood Action Group's website

& See online 'Live' River levels at South Street bridge.

See Allerdale's mayors strut their stuff on the dance floor as they help Cockermouth Mayor Julie Laidlow celebrate her busy year representing the town! Watch and enjoy!