Discover Whitehaven

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Whitehaven is a harbour town on the Cumbria coast. The town's main period of growth was during the 18th and 19th centuries based around the import/export of tobacco and coal.

This Georgian town, was one of the first post-renaissance planned towns in England. Today, Whitehaven has many restored Georgian Listed Buildings, along with a modern leisure harbour.

Whitehaven Cumbria Coast Map


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

St Bees Beach

The Bransty Arch Pub

Whitehaven Beach

St Bees lifeboat station

Hartley’s Beach Shop and Tea Rooms

St. Bees Lighthouse