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I have been around Cockermouth Castle several times (the first being with Bernard Bradbury) several years ago.
But boy did he know is history, he is a big loss to the history of
It's just a shame that as that as the years go...More
This castle looks like it would be very interesting to view, but it is a private residence and not open to the public. You can peer through the bars or walk across the river and along the path to get a view from the other...More
This castle is not generally open to the public. If you go down by the river, you can see the remains of the keep and curtain wall across the river. The owner does open the grounds to the public one day a year, I believe....More
After living in Cockermouth for a few years I managed to get some tickets to visit behind the gates. It is a beautiful castle and we were guided around by a very informed guide with a detailed history of this wonderful place. We were respectful...More
A walk up to the top of the hill will give you a view of the castle through gates - it was closed up last week when we visited. For a better view walk along the river bank from the Memorial Gardens and you will...More