The bustling town centre of Wigton, a few minutes walk from the station, will tempt you to spend a day amongst the lively shopping streets offering quality coffee shops, interesting art shops and a number of restaurants. You could also take the heritage trail around Wigton and see glorious Georgian buildings and monuments. Wigton heritage trail booklet
This busy market town grew from an ancient settlement developed around the Roman fort, MAGLONA. The grassy ruins of the fort lie beside the A595 road just 2 km south of the town.
Within walking distance of station is the John Peel Theatre known as ‘the little theatre in the heart of Wigton’. Various, contemporary, productions are staged in this cosy theatre which also provides a bar, hot drinks and ice-creams.