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Workington wins gold in Cumbria in Bloom awards

Workington wins gold in Cumbria in Bloom awards On Wednesday 6th October, Workington Town Council hosted the Cumbria in Bloom awards ceremony and welcomed guests from across Workington and Bothel to their community centre on Princess Street in Workington.   During the ceremony Workington was delighted to receive a GOLD in the large town category […]

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In Search of the Perfect Pitch….

In Search of the Perfect Pitch…. Imagine waking up in the morning, opening your curtains and looking out across the Solway coast. What a perfect way to start any day. If this sounds appealing and you want to escape to the coast without exuberant costs, then Maryport Harbourside Caravan and Pod site is worth looking […]

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Keep The Little Ones Busy This Summer

Keep The Little Ones Busy This Summer – Come rain or shine there will be plenty of things to entertain you and your family over the Summer months. Lots of awesome activities are lined up and we have loads of awesome wet-weather attractions to visit should we experience a typical Summer. Take a look below […]

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Welcome To Wigton – Town Spotlight Feature

Welcome To Wigton. Town Spotlight Feature Travellers passing along the A595, in the west of the county, see Wigton and the huge tower that dominates the landscape as they drive past.  It’s a shame few give it little more than a passing glance because Wigton is a charming place and anyone who ventures in will find […]

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State Of The Art Facilities… The Whitehaven Harbour Youth Project

State Of The Art Facilities… The Whitehaven Harbour Youth Project was launched in 1996 as the town underwent a process of redevelopment from its industrial past into a tourist location.  Its core purpose is to deliver youth clubs, sport, physical activity and outdoor adventures for ages 7 to 25 in a safe, positive and supportive […]

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Explore Further, Discover More

With over 130 miles to explore, The Lakes 100 takes you on a circular journey packed with over 50 points of interest to visit along the way. West Cumbrian brothers, Aaron and Peter Lewthwaite, devised the concept and created the accompanying map full of interesting facts, historic places, hints of folklore and much more: “This […]

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Get outdoors, spend time in nature… but please be responsible

Whinlatter Forest Just five miles outside Keswick, sits England’s only true mountain forest, Whinlatter. It’s known for its breath-taking views, an abundance of wildlife and myriad of adventure activities for all ages.  Forestry England manages the site with people, wildlife and sustainability at its core. It’s a special place where people can escape from the […]

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Long Meg (Maughanby Circle) – A spell waiting to be broken

Long Meg (Maughanby Circle) – A spell waiting to be broken Stone circles have sparked the imagination from time immemorial.  The best-known stone circle in England, Stonehenge, is turning into a commercial venue with little access for the public. Maughanby Circle, by comparison, known as ‘Long Meg and Her Daughters’, has been left untouched. Visitors […]

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Senhouse Roman Museum to reopen its doors

Britain’s oldest private collection of Roman treasures – sited on the West Cumbrian coast – will re-open its doors to the public for the first time in five months from this Friday 14 August 2020. A series of planned celebrations and events to mark the Senhouse Roman Museum’s 30th anniversary came to an abrupt halt when lockdown began in […]

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Relaxing Getaways and Special Celebrations at Drybeck Farm

Since they opened Drybeck Farm campsite in 2011, Paula and Steve Roberts have worked hard to create a piece of paradise in the heart of the Eden Valley near Armathwaite. Initially, the couple ran a smallholding alongside the camping but Storm Desmond forced them to examine how they used their land which is nestled right […]

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