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Workington Hall

"Built around a pele tower dating from the 14th century"

This was once one of the finest Manor Houses in the region owned by the Curwen family, Lords of the Manor of Workington, who gave shelter to Mary Queen of Scots on her last flight from Scotland before her imprisonment and execution.

Workington Hall,
Curwen Park,

Tiffen & Co

"Local reputation, experience and commitment"

Tiffen & Co,
16-18 Finkle Street,
CA14 2BB
Tel: 01900 602777
Fax: 01900 607262

Workington Golf Club

Workington Golf Club

"Established in 1893, the club boasts a James Braid designed 18 hole course"

An undulating course punctuated by the deeply incised valley of a small beck.

Workington Golf Club,
Branthwaite Road,
LA22 0NT
Tel: 01900 603460


Workington Lifeboat

"First established in 1886"

Temporarily closed in 1905 for re-siting but the station didn't open again until 1948 when it was re-established to increase the protection of the shipping in the Solway firth.

The Tyne class lifeboat "Sir John Fisher" was placed in service on the 8th June 1992, and is housed in a newly constructed boathouse.

Cumberland Estate Agents

"Cumbria's largest estate agency chain"

Cumberland Estate Agents,
Cumbria House,
Murray Road,
CA14 2AD,
Tel: 01900 872001
Fax: 01900 68767



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"Estate Agents and Letting Agents"

58 Pow Street,
CA14 3AB
Tel: 01900 62258

  Alexander P.Kapp

An ancient market and industrial town at the mouth of the River Derwent. Some parts of the town north of the river date back to roman times but it was in the 18th century, with the exploitation of the local iron ore and coal, that Workington expanded to become a major industrial town and port.

Helena Thompson

Helena Thompson Museum

"Workington's local history museum"

Left to the people of Workington in 1940 by Helena Thompson, a local philanthropist whose family had been connected to the building from the late 18th century.

The Museum is split into five permanent galleries - the Costume Gallery, the Victorian room, the Georgian Room, the Curwen Room and the Long Gallery.

Helena Thompson Museum,
Park End Road,
CA14 4DE
Tel: 01900 326255


Carnegie Theatre
and Arts Centre

"One of Workington's much-loved buildings"

A regular programme of mainly music and dance events is enjoyed by local people and tourists.

Classes and courses are held in the Carnegie Arts Centre every week.

Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre,
Finkle Street,
CA14 2BD
Tel: 01900 602122
Plaza Cinema

"West Cumbria's only multiplex Cinema"

Six screens, luxury American-style stadium seating, Dolby Digital and Surround Sound, advance booking facilities, disabled access and free parking.

Open 363 days a year, Plaza Cinemas provide a state-of-the-art cinematic experience in luxury surroundings.

Plaza Cinema,
Dunmail Park,
Maryport Road,
CA14 4NW
Tel: 01900 870001

Tourist Information

21 Finkle Street
CA14 3BE
Tel: 01900 606699
Fax: 01900 606699


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