Cockermouth Cottages

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 England's highest peak, Scafell. 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. Our collection of Cockermouth cottages help you to create a unique holiday, from dog-friendly to family-friendly, from luxurious to budget-friendly, we've got a holiday home that is perfect for you.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Cockermouth

This charming market town offers a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. With the largest collection of Cumbrian cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do from our cottages in Cockermouth:

Embark on a Jennings Brewery Tour

Embark on a quirky journey into the world of brewing with a tour of Jennings Brewery. Learn about the beer-making process, explore the historic brewery, and perhaps sample some local brews, adding a spirited touch to your visit.

Discover Wordsworth House and Garden

Immerse yourself in literary splendour at the childhood home of poet William Wordsworth. Discover the house's unique features, such as the children's bedroom and the intriguing hidden staircases, providing a glimpse into the poet's early life.

Visit Castlegate Stationers

Pay a visit to Castlegate Stationers, a charming shop that combines old-world charm with unique finds. Browse through vintage stationery, gifts, and eclectic items, making it a delightful stop for those who appreciate the unconventional.

Relax at Cockermouth Sunken Gardens

Take a stroll through the Sunken Gardens, a hidden gem in the heart of Cockermouth. The garden features vibrant flowers, sculptures, and a tranquil atmosphere, providing a peaceful escape within the town.

Indulge at Quince & Medlar

Indulge your taste buds at Quince & Medlar, a restaurant known for its inventive and locally inspired menu. With a commitment to using fresh, seasonal ingredients, this culinary gem offers a unique and delightful dining experience in the heart of Cockermouth.

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