Explore the area


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Filming the Scafells: A labour of love

Our incredible coast

Our incredible coast

Shoreline adventures

Whether you enjoy birdwatching, invigorating coastal walks or sampling the finest, freshest local seafood, this beautiful, coastal landscape has something to tempt you.

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Birthplace of Thomas Ismay owner of the Titanic

What's on

There’s always something going on in the Western Lake District. Food and drink, kites, scarecrows, music, crafts, you name it, there’s an event for it. It’s all about getting together and celebrating what makes this part of the Lake District so unique. The locals are understandably proud of where they live, and are more than happy to welcome everyone along!

Whitehaven - the perfect day out
Millom & Black Combe

Brian Sherwen Photography

Many images on this website have been supplied to us by Brian Sherwen.