The Best Holiday Accommodation and Attractions in the Lake District and Cumbria
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Cockermouth lies to the west of Bassenthwaite, on the edge of the Lake District National Park. It has many historical buildings, including the National Trust run Wordsworth House. The area around Cockermouth provides a good range of holiday accommodation as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Cockermouth holiday accommodation listed below.
Grid Ref: NY 119 306
Map: Explorer map OL4
Info: Shops, Pubs, Restaurants, Bank
View on Map: Cockermouth on a map
More info: Cockermouth Tourist Info
Things to do: Cockermouth
Nearest Train: Penrith
Attractions: Cockermouth has a good range of shops (including a supermarket), restaurants and pubs. Wordsworth House is the most popular visitor attraction. This is the childhood home of William and Dorothy Wordsworth and the National Trust run house provides a fascinating insight into their early lives. The area around Cockermouth also has many interesting attractions, with the Bassenthwaite nature reserve and Osprey viewing points. To the east lies the Whinlatter Forest Park, with a range of attractions including forest trails, adventure playgrounds, and an excellent cafe and visitor centre. Keswick also provides a good range of places to eat as well as further attractions and shops.
Fells: On the fringes of the Lake District National Park, Cockermouth is closest to Skiddaw, which provides a gentle but long walk with fantastic panoramic views from the top.
Please click the links above to find the best Hotel, B&B, cottage and camping holiday accommodation in the Cockermouth area, or explore the nearby towns and villages, such as Keswick, Maryport, and Workington.
Featured Holiday Accommodation in Cockermouth
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Low Hall Lake District Country Cottage
Superb 4 star self catering accommodation in a rural location in Blindbothol, near Cockermouth in Cumbria in the Lake District. The cottag sleeps 6 in 3 ensuite bedrooms. There is a lounge and dining room in the large conservatory. The garden is a haven for wildlife. We pride ourselves on the eco eriendly cottage credentials.