1. Bootle – Rescues & Resistance

    Bootle – Stubb Place

    Bootle is listed in the Domesday Book and received a market charter in 1347 from King Edward. Whilst the market had all but ceased by mid-19th century, cattle fairs and hiring fairs for servants continued. 

  2. Ravenglass – Tide & Time


    Ravenglass’ location by the estuary formed by three rivers, the Irt, Esk and Mite is critical to its historical development.  Access to the sea and a safe harbour were essential for trading, transportation and fishing.

  3. Drigg – Gulleries and Gunneries

    Drigg’s Coastal Dunes

    From the 8, 000 year old flint scatters found in the dunes to the wartime buildings nearby, this coastline invites us to explore its past life. Today, the 11km long dune system supports a wide variety of plants and animals, and offers people a chance to enjoy some stunning views.

    Click here to listen to the locally recorded audio files and learn about Drigg's rich history

  4. Seascale

    The Seascale Crest comprises six segments, each containing an heraldic symbol representing different families from the area.  

  5. St Bees – Cliff and Coast

    St Bees – Cliff and Coast

  6. Copeland's Coast

    Copeland has a 56 mile stretch of coastline from Lowca in the north to Duddon bridge in the south. It offers a wide range of opportunities for visitors who can enjoy beautiful natural habitats, award winning beaches, an abundance of wildlife and endless leisure and sporting activities.

    Key features of the Copeland coast include: (Please click on the links below if the map won't load)

    please note more information will be uploaded shortly.

  7. Haverigg – Protect and Serve

    Haverigg – Protect and Serve

    Click here to listen to the locally recorded audio files and learn about Haverigg's rich history

  8. Silecroft – Sunsets and Seascapes

    Silecroft – Sunsets and Seascapes

    Click here to listen to the locally recorded audio files and learn about Silecroft's rich history


Waste and recycling

  1. Discarded needles or syringes

    Discarded hypodermic needles and syringes are extremely dangerous and could cause injury or infection, if you find a needle or syringe on public land or council premises then it should be reported immediately to our Council’s Neighbourhoods Services Team.

Information technology

  1. Beacon webcam

    An interactive webcam set high above Whitehaven harbour. Please note, sessions are limited to 5 minutes to ensure fair usage.


  1. Whitehaven – Coal, Rail and Ships

    Whitehaven – Coal, Rail and Ships

    Once a small fishing village, Whitehaven grew into a major port of industrial innovation with good trade links to the Caribbean and North America.

  2. Parton – Industry & Education

    Parton – Industry & Education

    Parton, once on the edge of the Roman Empire, later developed as an industrial port offering a range of trades and manufacturing services.

  3. Millom – Mill on the Hill

    Millom – Mill on the Hill

    The mines that once were at the centre of Millom working life, now protect local wildlife.

    Click here to listen to the locally recorded audio files and learn about Millom's rich history

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