If you are after secluded beaches twinned with unspoilt countryside then this area of the Western Lake District is for you. The romantic gem of a town is filled with a rich maritime heritage, rugged fells and tranquil lakes that are brimming with natural beauty. Wordsworth lived here and the dramatic countryside inspired his works, and the famous walker Wainwright walked here at England's highest peak, Scafell calls this area home, as well as the deepest lake, Wastwater. Filled with festivals and events, year-round, including the more unique Egremont Crab fair, Maryport Blues Festival and the Keswick Mountain Festival to name a few. Surrounded by picturesque villages such as Keswick and the Ennerdale and Eskdale Valleys, this area is overflowing with ideas to create your perfect break. Search our collection of Cockermouth cottages to create a unique break designed by you.