Workington is a civil parish and town within the borough of Allerdale, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom. It lies along the banks of River Derwent within the West Cumbrian coastal plain. Its earliest history dates back the Viking Age and the Roman Era in Britain. Its prime industries on the other hand are vehicle manufacturing and tourism. The town is famous for its arts, cultural heritage and festivals.
The area can be reached via taking the prime roads A66, A595, A596 and M6. The nearest airports from the town are Newcastle Airport
, Manchester Airport
and Glasgow International Airport. Barrow-in-Furness
, Cockermouth and Maryport on the other hand, are the nearest places from Workington. Click here
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Top Attractions within and nearby WorkingtonEclipse Leisure Centre
is located at Unit 4, Derwent House Est, Workington, England, United Kingdom. Its facilities include pool tables, a chill out zone, food vending machines, refreshments from the reception, a smoking area, bowling lanes and a number of gaming or video machines. The most popular activities in the venue however, are Playing Tenpin Bowling and Quasar Elite Laser Tag. Helena Thompson Museum
formerly Park End lies at Park End Road, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom. The community of Workington owns the estate. Its attractions include the celebrated Helena Thompson's personal items, the building's impressive architectural style and a number of treasures related to the town. For more information about the museum kindly visit its website. Lake District Coast Aquarium
can be found at South Quay, Maryport, Cumbria, England, UK of which, is merely ten miles away from Workington. It is an award-winning destination famous for featuring Britain's marine life. Maryport Maritime Museum
is approximately just ten miles away from the town of Workington and is exactly located at 1 Senhouse Street, Shipping Brow, Maryport, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom. Its collection include large number of artifacts and documents that tell about the colorful history of seafaring and the town's traditions and or contributions in seafaring. Plaza Workington
has impressive cinemas and safe and supervised playground for children. It is a wonderful venue to watch films with friends and or have fun with the whole family. Workington Hall
dates back to the 14th century and was once a very fine manor house. Edward 1 built around 90 pele towers designed as defensive structures to withstand short sieges one of which Workington Hall was built around. Now just a ruin the hall once sheltered Mary Queen of Scots before her eventual imprisonment and execution. It is now used to host plays, pageants and operas. Workington Opera House
dates back the 1920s. It currently houses 1,200 seats and honors and empowers the country's arts and culture as it feature wide range of artistic performances such as plays, operas and many other musical concerts all year round.