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County - Cumbria | Map
Tel code: 01900 | code search
Postcode: CA13 | code search
Population: 1700
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Broughton Craggs Hotel
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Great Broughton is a pretty hillside village in Cumbria that’s home to just over seventeen hundred people. The stunning area is ideal for walkers and lovers of beauty, with the close proximity of Buttermere, Ennerdale and Crummock lakes. A few miles will find the town of Cockermouth, birthplace of Wordsworth, and the Georgian Town House where he was born houses intriguing treasures that tell their own story, outside the enchanting garden enhances this captivating destination. Or there is The Printing Museum which has a cache of delights explaining the history of printing since the 15th Century. Or perhaps the nautical memorabilia on offer at the Steamship Museum will please as it takes her visitor on an absorbing voyage explaining the history of steam ships, take a tour around The Flying Buzzard or see what VIC 96 has to share…… Or how about The Maritime Museum which has models, paintings and so much more. For lovers of creatures there is the Lake District Coast Aquarium that has fish by the shoal, or maybe a tour around Jennings Brewery will hit the spot, 175 years of brewing is proudly explained and a chance to sample a glass or two is not to be missed.

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Broughton Craggs Hotel (0.47 miles)

Broughton Craggs Hotel

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Family-run country house hotel set in 3 acres of delightful grounds, overlooking Derwent Valley and the Fells beyond. Broughton Craggs provides a warm, friendly service and has won various Silver ... More

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Ditton Lodge (2.33 miles)

Ditton Lodge
Ditton Lodge offers a haven for the discerning guest in which to unwind and relax in tranquillity and comfort. Our charming and picturesque position; overlooking the historic market town of Cockermouth; provides an ideal ... More | visit website
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The Old Ginn House (2.45 miles)

The Old Ginn House

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The Old Ginn House has been successfully converted from a 17th century farm to a charming village inn. The inn offers quality en-suite accommodation, including a luxury suite, great food, a ... More

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Manor House Hotel (2.75 miles)

Manor House Hotel
The Manor House Hotel is a unique family run 19th Century Georgian style Grade II listed building, packed with original features including, an elegant wood paneled staircase, beautiful high-ceilinged rooms on the ground and first ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Cockermouth (2.76 miles)

Travelodge Cockermouth is located in the Western Lake District approximately 1 mile to the south of Cockermouth town centre at the junction of the A5086 and A66 trunk road. Close by you will find Wordsworth ... More | visit website

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Allerdale Court Hotel (3.09 miles)

Allerdale Court Hotel

Now family owned and run, we pride ourselves on warm hospitality, good food and the constant attention to detail that are the hallmarks of The Allerdale Court’s friendly and dedicated staff. We have 21 en-suite ... More | visit website

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Old Posting House (3.30 miles)

Old Posting House
The Old Posting House is 400 years old and from around 1845 it was a coaching Inn. The Mail coach from Glasgow to Whitehaven stopped here and the blacksmiths is still just near the inn. ... More | visit website
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Armidale Cottages Bed & Breakfast (3.33 miles)

Armidale Cottages Bed & Breakfast
Originally two cottages built over 100 years ago, the first cottage was built in the late 1600s and is one of the oldest properties in the Village of Seaton. The cottages have been lovingly renovated to ... More | visit website
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Cumberland Lodge (4.24 miles)

Cumberland Lodge
Cumberland Lodge is set in 50 acres of grounds on the main A595 road, ten minutes drive to Whitehaven, Workington, Cockermouth and 20 minutes to Keswick.The two luxurious rooms & suite come with free wi-fi ... More | visit website
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Hunday Manor Country House Hotel (4.41 miles)

Hunday Manor Country House Hotel

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Delightfully situated and enjoying distant views of the Solway Firth. A large garden to relax in. This charming hotel has comfortable rooms that are well-furnished. Some of the spacious rooms have been ... More

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