Many of Cumbria’s attractions are located within easy driving distance of Workington, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Beacon and the iconic Wordsworth House. Also, be sure to check out Jennings Brewery and Crummock Water.
There are some interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Workington. Spend part of the day viewing the exhibits at the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick and the John Paul Jones Museum in Dumfries. Often talked about galleries, include the Keswick Musem and Art Gallery in Keswick.
If you love nature and wildlife, visit the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Explore the attractive coastal destinations nearby such as Rockcliffe Beach in Dalbeattie and Sandyhills Beach.
Cumbria has a number of interesting attractions such as Scafell Pike in Keswick, the Castlerigg Stone Circle and Derwent Water. To get a little closer to Cumbria’s heart and soul, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as Crosthwaite Church in Keswick.
Finding somewhere comfortable to stay close to Workington is easy. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Irton Hall, Holmrook, the Rickerby Grange Country House, Keswick, and the Hunters Way, Keswick.