Cockermouth

Spotlight On Cockermouth

In the first of a new series, highlighting west Cumbria’s towns, we explore why Cockermouth is the hidden ‘Gem’.     There’s more to Cockermouth than meets the eye, although it certainly makes for a picture-postcard sight. This historic market town, situated where the River Cocker meets the River Derwent, is the gateway to the less trodden paths […]

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First Class Dining At The Old Posting House

Whether you’re looking for a quiet pint or a hearty home-cooked meal, The Old Posting House delivers.   This 400-year old coaching inn in the village of Deanscales, still boasts the original post boxes which are protected by English Heritage, beamed ceilings and period features which have been carefully preserved.   Located 3.6 miles outside Cockermouth, unless you’re […]

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Oakhurst Garden Centre  Continues To Grow

Oakhurst garden centre, Cockermouth, is blossoming once more after the passing of its owner last year.    The sudden passing of owner John Hughes in September, left locals unsure what the future held for the much-loved Oakhurst Garden Centre. However, it seems that the garden will continue to grow, with John’s daughter, Nanette Dolderson taking over the reigns.   After […]

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Jennings Brewery Lake District

Jennings Brewery Tour Nearly 190 years of brewing excellence, overflowing with history & well worth a visit! The Tour Experience The Castle Brewery A jewel in the Lake District crown. Jennings Castle Brewery has nearly 190 years of brewing heritage and along with the award winning ales, it forms part of the fabric of the […]

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Jennings Brewery celebrates 190 years of brewing in 2018

Jennings Brewery is celebrating 190 years of brewing in 2018 with a programme of events and promotions throughout the year and is urging Cumbrian residents and visitors to join the fun. In 1828, George IV was on the throne and the Duke of Wellington was Prime Minister when the son of a local maltster, John […]

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To Have and To Hold at Hundith Hill Hotel

When looking for the perfect place for your special day, where better than the heart of the magnificent Lorton Valley? The impressive Hundith Hill Hotel has always been popular with couples tying the knot, but now they offer the whole the package, taking care of every aspect of the big day. After a successful 35 […]

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West Cumbria Christmas Lights Switch On

Maryport Light Switch On 18 November   The annual switch on of Maryport’s Christmas lights will take place on Saturday 18 November. The event will see the town filled with festive cheer, with live music and a bustling continental market to give you a head start on that Christmas shopping. There will also be face […]

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Hundith Hill,Cockermouth

Dream Weddings The Hundith Hill Hotel hosts over 100 wedding each year. Every wedding is coordinated by our highly experienced team of professionals, ensuring your day is trouble free, leaving you to relax and enjoy your time with us. Picturesque Locations Hundith Hill Hotel provides a treasure trove of photo opportunities, from its tree lined […]

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 Step into Wonderland, as Two Local Businesses Team Up to Create Something Magical

This September, a partnership between The Allerdale Court Hotel and interiors and gift boutique, Lily & Co, sees a brand new in-hotel shop open on Market Place. The newly redecorated shop and Tea Room at The Allerdale Court Hotel, which opened on Friday 1 September, is everything Lily & Co is loved for. From the […]

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Ben Stokes Comes To Cockermouth

By Joe Sanczuk Ben Stokes is the guest of honour as former England greats are set to appear at his home team Cockermouth on the 10th of August. All-rounder Stokes began his career with the Cumbrian’s and has gone on to represent his country at the highest level in all formats of the game as […]

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