Taste of the Sea – Maryport

Just a 5-minute walk from Maryport railway station …. The county’s favourite food festival returns to Maryport this summer for a two-day extravaganza of local flavours and family fun. The Taste Cumbria ‘Taste of the Sea’ event takes place in the pretty harbour town on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August 2022 and its main …

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Local limestone from Workington is sculpted into 7ft Bessemer Converter

Cumbria County Council welcomes working in collaboration with Community Rail Cumbria to add the exhibition of The Rails Which Circled the World’ heritage project at Workington railway station. May 2021 witnessed the opening of The Rails Which Circled the World’ heritage project at Workington railway station, a project that has transformed this wonderful railway station …

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Wasdale Shuttle Bus

The Wasdale Shuttle bus will make your visit to Wasdale easier for you and better for the climate, the community and the landscape. Parking in the valley is limited, but at peak times you can park in the pop-up car park in Nether Wasdale and catch the bus to Wasdale Head. Thanks to grant funding …

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Taste Cumbria is back in Wigton!

Only a short walk from Wigton railway station, why not get yourselves down to support this wonderful market town. Wigton is hosting its second Taste Cumbria festival on Saturday 23 April 2022. They brought lots of foodie fun to this pretty town for the first time last year and the feedback was fabulous. The aim …

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Cumbrian community organisation wins top national award for ‘spectacular’ station art exhibition

A Cumbrian ‘Community Rail’ Partnership has won a coveted national award for an eye-catching art exhibition celebrating Workington’s rich railway history, bringing the station into the heart of the community. Community Rail Cumbria fought off strong competition to win the Community Creative Projects and Station Arts prize at the 17th national Community Rail Awards. Working …

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Workington Christmas Market

Just a 10-minute walk from Workington railway station. A fabulous Christmas market is coming to Workington this weekend – just in time to get everyone into the festive spirit.  Taking place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 December in Risman Place, by the former Debenhams store, right in the heart of the town centre. Visitors …

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