Workington is the largest town on the Cumbrian coast, with retail facilities in accordance with that status. Once a major industrial and mining hub, that past is explored at Jane Pit and at the Helena Thompson Museum here...
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Hotels in Workington - 10 places to stay
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Melbreak Country Hotel
This family-run hotel rests on the western edge of the Lake District, offering dramatic, panoramic views of the Loweswater Valley and mountains beyond.
Set against the imposing Melbreak, from which the ... More
The Hall Park Hotel
The Hall Park Hotel is located in Workington town centre, opposite local parklands. The Hall Park Hotel offers excellent food, good location, comfortable accommodation at affordable rates.The Hotel is within easy walking distance of bus ... More
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Hunday Manor Country House Hotel
Delightfully situated and enjoying distant views of the Solway Firth. A large garden to relax in.
This charming hotel has comfortable rooms that are well-furnished. Some of the spacious rooms have been ... More
The Old Ginn House
The Old Ginn House has been successfully converted from a 17th century
farm to a charming village inn. The inn offers quality en-suite accommodation, including a luxury suite, great food, a ... More
he Melbreak Country House Hotel is a family run hotel offering high standards and good service. Situated on the edge of the Lake District and on the Cumbrian Coast the Hotel Boasts dramatic panoramic views ... More
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