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Oh it is nice to be dry

I was aware of the terrible damage that the recent floods inflicted on Cockermouth but this wall... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Alan L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
A great idea to show the towns history

This wall is a must to see if you are visiting Cockermouth. The history of the town with pictures... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Ming Y
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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All reviews recent floods small lane shops and cafes the main street nice cafe worth a visit marker illustrated info graphic damage photos
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I was aware of the terrible damage that the recent floods inflicted on Cockermouth but this wall really does spell it out in graphic detail. Trouble is that you have to stumble upon it for I did not see any signage, might have missed it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan L
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This wall is a must to see if you are visiting Cockermouth. The history of the town with pictures is written on this wall. There is a section all about the flood in 2009 and so totally amazing that the town has survived not only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ming Y
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

As you walk down to the Lanes Cafe you pass the Cockermouth history wall. What a great way to learn about the history of this town. Make sure you go and have a look

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lambers2013
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I never knew that Fletcher Christian was born here! The photos of the flood of 2009 were sobering and the rivers certainly run high and fast here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gwendolina10
Reviewed 7 August 2018

it show you a bit of history about the town and some of people which live there well presented lots of pictures

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AltonPetrolpete
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Not much to say really other than it's up a side alley, and it's basically a tourist pamphlet on a wall.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Granite66
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Interesting historical pictorial boards illustrating Cockermouth’s past. Well worth reading to find out how the town had evolved and adapted.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GrimsbyMariner15
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is well worth a look if ever people are in Cockermouth. The town is not large, but it has a fascinating history and this wall is an excellent place to start if you want to review that history, taking you right up to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a lovely display, giving a history/information of Cockermouth, including the Flood levels. There are several shops, quiet, and the excellent Lanes' Café at the end

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Donald R
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Rather tucked away this long mural style history wall has some interesting information about Cockermouth and it's origins. Even a passing visit was of interest en route to the cafe at the end.

Date of experience: February 2018
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