New Solway Coast cycleway opens

A new accessible cycle route along Cumbria’s stunning Solway Coast was officially opened on Thursday, 17th June 2021. The ‘Solway Coaster’ is a 14.1km route between Allonby and Silloth and has been created to join onto the already successful route from Maryport to...

New cycleway launch

West Coast Photo Festival 2021 Relaunch

Exciting Debut International Photography Festival explores and celebrates the Cumbrian West Coast. With the first ever Festival having to be postponed in March 2020, just days before the first Coronavirus lockdown, there is now a two-part relaunch, with even more...


Cumbria’s coastal path continues to take-shape

More than just lakes and mountains, a stretch of path along ‘Cumbria's Hidden Coast’ is due to open in 2021: A 40-mile-long trail linking Millom to Whitehaven, as part of national efforts to link the entire UK coastline. Among the highlights and tucked under the...

Cumbria’s coastal path continues to take-shape
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2021: Cumbria’s Year Of The Coast

2021 has been designated as Cumbria’s Year of the Coast, celebrating everything this diverse but little-known stretch of coastline has to offer. Our coastline’s stunning rural landscapes and breath-taking sunsets perfectly complement the wider North West region’s...

2021 - The year of the Cumbrian Coast

Work begins on New Cycleway for Solway Coast

Work has begun to create a new cycleway along the Solway Coast. The ‘Solway Coaster’ project will see a 14.1km route between Allonby and Silloth created and join onto the already successful cycleway from Maryport to Allonby. The link between the coastal towns will...


Pupils share exciting community plans for Whitehaven

SCHOOL pupils behind ambitious plans for an outdoor community gym and teen-shelter have taken part in a competition to further their support for the project. Pupils from Valley School, in Whitehaven, were asked to create a poem, poster, presentation, picture or...

Winner Blake Watson

Coming soon to Copeland: New beach cafe

A NEW beach café at Silecroft is a step nearer after the project was granted planning permission this week. The café, which will replace the current temporary structure, has been given the go ahead by planners at the Lake District National Park Authority. It is...

Silecroft Beach

Coming Soon: Coastal Activity Centre, Whitehaven Harbour

Watersports and recreational activities along Cumbria’s 100+ mile long west coast will soon be offered thanks to the Cumbria Coastal Activities Centre at Whitehaven, which is due to open in 2020 having been one of five projects selected for funding by the...

Whitehaven Harbour