Where else offers two UNESCO World Heritage sites, a national park,
and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Your next adventure begins here.
In Cumbria’s north-west corner, Allerdale boasts the most impressive scenery to be
found in the Lake District National Park centred on Keswick. But don’t miss out on
our other towns – Cockermouth, Workington and Maryport to the west, up the Solway
coast to Silloth and inland to Aspatria and Wigton and explore the villages
of the hinterland.
A quiet, small town, birthplace of famed Cumbrian Artist Sheila Fell, with an interesting Grade 2 listed church, St Kentigern's. There's room for kids to enjoy themselves at Memorial Park. It's also home to the Lake District Creamery and their Little Cheese Shop and also Sealy Beds, whose products find their way into homes across the UK and further afield.Visit the Aspatria hub >
The birthplace of William Wordsworth, is just one of the literary connections of Allerdale. With its local butchers, bakers, cafes, restaurants and bookshop, Cockermouth is a great little town to visit, relax and spend some time. Don't miss Wordsworth House, Jennings Brewery Tour and the Kirkgate Centre for arts and culture.Visit the Cockermouth hub >
Keswick's location is the best in Britain for the great outdoors. It's an ideal base to explore the surrounding countryside. Set on the shores of Derwent Water with the fells of Skiddaw, Blencathra, Catbells and Helvellyn close by, it has been a popular adventure playground for generations.Visit the Keswick hub>
The picturesque coastal town of Maryport is a family-friendly location with plenty to see and do. Steeped in history, there is a well preserved grid of Georgian houses, the excellent Senhouse Roman Museum, the fascinating Lake District Coast Aquarium, the informative Maritime Museum as well as indoor climbing and caving at Clip 'n Climb.Visit the Maryport hub>
Silloth on the beautiful Solway coast is a well looked after Victorian seaside resort with all modern amenities including a magnificent championship standard golf course. Its expansive Green is a fabulous place for families, especially the water play area. It's great for cycling due to the abundance of level, quite roads and it's a birdwatchers paradise.Visit the Silloth hub >
The market town of Wigton is the birthplace of novelist and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg. He donated three windows to the parish church of St Mary's which complement the beautiful stained glass windows from the original 12 century church. Redmayne, the famous bespoke tailor was founded in the town in 1860; they are still here as well as in Saville Row, London.Visit the Wigton hub>
Workington is the premier shopping town for West Cumbria with its selection of quality big-name stores. The town also has a rich cultural heritage, with a choice of museums and theatres to enjoy as well as a busy events programme.visit the Workington hub>
Allerdale, the capital of doing, is open for your next amazing experience. High energy,
low energy or total relaxation, we have something new for you. High adrenaline
mountain experiences, yes, unique spa treatments in the heart of the UK’s
most beautiful national park, tick, culture and heritage to inspire, definitely,
joyous fun with the kids, it’s a yes too. Add in the amazing range of
accommodation and food and we have everything in place ready for you.