Cockermouth Castle

Alex Saint
Cockermouth Castle

Occasionally open to the public, Cockermouth Castle dates back to Norman times. This privately owned castle holds an imposing position high above the meeting point of the rivers Cocker and Derwent and the gardens are reputedly well worth a visit if you get the chance.

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