Workington is a town on the mouth of the River Derwent on the west coast of Cumbria.

Some parts of the town date back to Roman times but it was in the 18th century, with the exploitation of the local iron ore and coal pits, that Workington expanded to become a major industrial town and port.


Why not check beaches nearby as we have 2 Workington beaches and 25 Cumbria beaches. You can even take a look at our list of Cumbria dog friendly beaches or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.

Workington Cumbria Map

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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, places to stay and eat:

Some more seaside locations in Cumbria