The Chase Hotel, Inkerman Terrace, Whitehaven, Cumbria. UK.
Whitehaven is located on the West coast of Cumbria, only a few miles outside the border of The Lake District National Park, one of the most beautiful areas of The United Kingdom, and has many attractions in and around that are of interest. Click on the links below to find out more.
Whitehaven Harbour & Marina
The harbour and surrounding area has recently undergone massive investment and is well worth a visit. The 17th century harbour is packed with history and now houses a 300-berth marina.
The Beacon Heritage Centre
Situated on the harbour, tells the story of the town's origins and history, from the town's industrial, social and maritime heritage. The Harbour Gallery is where you will find one of the finest visual art galleries on the West Coast of Cumbria.
The Rum Story
Award winning visitor centre that brings to life the town's historical links with the Caribbean, based on Jefferson's, the oldest UK family of rum traders, and explores the slave trade, American Prohibition and the story of rum in the British Navy.
And slightly further afield...
C2C Cycle Route
A wonderful route through the Northern Lake District and over the Pennines, beginning on the Cumbrian coast at Whitehaven or Workington on the Irish Sea, and finishing in Sunderland or Tynemouth on the North Sea.
Coast to coast walk
Devised by Wainwright, and stretches across 190 miles from St Bees Head on the west coast to Robin Hood's Bay on the east, passing through the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, and North York Moors.
Lake District National Park
Famous for its stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and cultural heritage. England's highest mountain, deepest lake and smallest church are within a 30-minute drive of Whitehaven
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