1 Day In Cockermouth

So you've got 24 hours in Cockermouth! That's a great amount of time to visit - let's see what our expert guides would recommend.

What Should I Do With 24 Hours In Cockermouth?

If you have 24 hours to spend in Cockermouth, here are some suggestions on how to spend your time:

  • Visit Wordsworth House and Garden to learn about the famous poet William Wordsworth and his life in Cockermouth. This will take about 1-2 hours.
  • Explore Cockermouth Castle, a historic ruin that dates back to the 12th century, and take in the views from its tower. This will take about 1-2 hours.
  • Stroll through the town center and visit local shops and cafes, such as the famous J.B. Banks and Son Butchers, which has been in business for over 100 years. This can take as much time as you want.
  • Take a walk along the river Cocker and enjoy the scenery. This can take about 1-2 hours.
  • If you're feeling adventurous, head to Whinlatter Forest Park for some outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, or ziplining. This will take at least a few hours.
  • Unwind with a pint at one of the town's old pubs, such as The Bitter End or The Castle Bar. This can take as much time as you want.

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