Many of Cumbria’s most interesting sights are located within easy reach of Whitehaven, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. The Beacon and Crummock Water are amongst the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. And don’t miss Wordsworth House and Jennings Brewery.
To really understand Cumbria, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Book a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick. The area is a great destination for art lovers. Visit the Keswick Musem and Art Gallery in Keswick.
Some of Cumbria's best attractions are in and around Whitehaven, including Scafell Pike in Keswick, Muncaster Castle in Ravenglass and Derwent Water. Admire some of the holy places such as Crosthwaite Church in Keswick. Breathe in the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the role religion in Whitehaven. Cumbria features some evocative reminders of the past; be sure not to miss the Hardknott Roman Fort in Broughton in Furness.
When you’re ready to slow down after discovering the charming streets of Whitehaven, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Irton Hall, Holmrook, the Rickerby Grange Country House, Keswick and the Hunters Way, Keswick are just some of the many great places to stay around here.