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Cockermouth Buses - Explore the area during your visit

Cockermouth is a vibrant market town, steeped in history, with plentiful antique shops and galleries. Positioned on the River Cocker, this friendly town is the birthplace of Wordsworth and Fletcher Christian. 


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Cockermouth to...

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21 mins by bus 

Keep your eyes peeled for red squirrels as you take a leisurely stroll   around the Lake.



33 mins by bus 

A market town since medieval times, the town still plays host to a twice   weekly market and is surrounded by unique galleries and shops.



23 mins by bus 

For a fascinating day of industrial history, head to the Western Lakes   and explore the museums.



25 mins by bus 

Nestled at the base of both the Whinlatter and Newlands Pass, walk the Coledale Horseshoe and marvel at the backdrop of the fells.



66 mins by bus 

From history to shopping, Carlisle has got it all. With the Castle, Cathedral   and ample shops, bars and restaurants - you’ll be spoilt for choice.







Things to do...

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The Lakes Distillery

15 mins by bus 

Line your stomach at the Bistro before experiencing a hosted tasting tour, personalised to   you and your group. 

(over 18s only)


Lake District Wildlife Park

15 mins by bus  Take a walk on the wild side! From alpacas to zebras, it’s a fun day out for everyone.  90x70


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