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Lake District Fells
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 camping and caravan sites 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 camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Cockermouth area include:
Inglenook Caravan Park, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01946 861240.
Violet Bank Caravan & Camping Park, Simonscales Lane, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01900 822169.
Wheatsheaf Inn, Low Lorton, Near Cockermouth, Cumbria 01900 85268.
Whin Fell Hall Farm, Lorton, near Cockermouth, Cumbria. 01900 85260.
Whinfell Caravan Park, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01900 85057.
Wyndale Hall Caravan Park, Cockermouth,Cumbria. 01900 825238.
Hardwick Croft, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01768 776605.
Herdwick Croft, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 017687 76241.
Highclose Holiday Home Park, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 017687 76300.
Robin Hood Caravan Park, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01768 776334.
Skiddaw View Caravan Park, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01697 320919.
Trafford Caravan Site, Bassenthwaite,Cumbria. 01768 776298.
North Lakes Campsite & Caravan Park, Bewaldeth, Bassenthwaite, Keswick. 01768 776510.
Bridge End Farm, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772166.
Burns Farm , St John's in the Vale, Threlkeld, nr Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 79112.
Camping Club Site, Crow Park Road, Keswick,Cumbria. 017687 72579.
Castlerigg Farm, Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 72479.
Dale Bottom Farm, St John's in the Vale nr Keswick, Cumbria. 01768 772176.
Derwentwater Caravan Park, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772579.
Keswick Camping & Caravanning Club Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772392.
Lakeside Holiday Park (Norman Garner Ltd), Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772878.
Lane Foot Camp Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 778315.
Scotgate Holiday Park, Braithwaite Village, Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 78343.
Setmabanning Farm, St John's in the Vale nr Keswick, Cumbria. 017687 79229.
The Burnside Caravan Park, Keswick,Cumbria. 01768 772950.
Thirlspot Farm, Thirlspot, Thirlmere, Cumbria. 01768 772551.
Troutbeck Caravan Club Site, Troutbeck, Keswick, Cumbria. 01768 483521.
Walker Park Caravan Club Site, Keswick,Cumbria. 07771 861929.
Blue Dial Farm, Maryport,Cumbria. 01900 881277.
Dickinson Place Caravan Park, Allonby, near Maryport, Cumbria. 01900 881440.
Larches Caravan Park, Mealsgate, near Mayport and Wigton,Cumbria. 01697 371379.
Manor House, Aspatria, near Maryport, Cumbria. 016973 22420.
Manor House Caravan Park, Allonby, Mayport,Cumbria. 01900 881236.
Spring Lea Caravan Centre, Allonby, Mayport,Cumbria. 01900 881331.
Westville Caravan Park, Allonby, Mayport,Cumbria. 01768 778442.
Dockray Meadow Caravan Club Site, Lamplugh, Loweswater, Cumbria. 01946 861357.
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.
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
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