Whitehaven

Local Businesses
Weather & Tides
weather
Tonight - Light Rain
Minimum: 10C, Wind Direction: Southerly
Wind: Moderate 23mph, Pressure: 1001mb, Sunset: 17:56 BST
weather
Thursday - Light Rain Showers
Maximum: 12C, Minimum: 5C
Wind: 17mph South Westerly, Visibility: Good, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:02 BST, Sunset: 17:54 BST
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Friday - Heavy Rain
Maximum: 9C, Minimum: 5C
Wind: 14mph South Westerly, Visibility: Good, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:04 BST, Sunset: 17:52 BST

No tidal data is available for this location

Comments (14)
23/02/2016 @ 1:40 pm
HG
Whitehaven Marina to close sea lock for maintenance.
Annual sea lock closure for maintenance at Whitehaven Marina will take place between 22nd February and 7th March 2016. The sea lock and associated breakwaters help protect not only the marina, but also the town itself from the severity of the Irish Sea winter storms. Hydraulics, electrics, seals and anodes will be inspected and overhauled by marina staff and specialist contractors at a cost of £35,000.
16/08/2014 @ 5:31 pm
c walker
can any one tell me what kind of a boat is TRANQUIL rescue in whitehaven
31/07/2014 @ 10:44 am
Harbourguides Crew
Whitehaven Marina has now built a brand new reception area. They have also installed another 140 berths (Walk Ashore). Check it out.
04/08/2013 @ 9:23 am
Harold Crubton
Just returned to Blacksmiths Restaurant after a year, still as good as ever.
31/07/2013 @ 9:42 pm
The Action Family
Had a great action packed healthy week in and around Whitehaven. Gill jumping with Keswick adventure centre, Sailing at Nichol end Marine and making ice age animals among other things at the fabulous Beacon.
Found your guide very informative, Thanks
Kath
31/07/2013 @ 9:02 pm
Laura Kholer
Fab family day at the Beacon, Great for both adults and the kids. Highly recommended.
Taa.
30/07/2013 @ 8:14 pm
The Wilsons
Great day dinghy sailing at Nichol End Marine. Non of us had any experience but we all picked it up quickly thanks to the tuition.
We are going to keep it up, as we want to eventually charter a boat for a holiday.
Here's dreaming.
02/10/2012 @ 3:52 pm
Gaz and Nic
Just been to the marina here, and visited some of the businesses you have on this guide. I have to say we were pleasantly surprised, so many people give this place bad press, but i would like to put on record that Whitehaven is well worth a visit, and there are far worse places to moor your boat. In fact as far as value for money and services in general I would say it takes some beating.
05/01/2012 @ 7:56 am
Sean
I recently visited Whitehaven Harbour - all I can say is "Top Banana!" - it's an excellent place to drop by. Great pubs, shops and people.

Sean @ http://www.curabar.com/
21/06/2011 @ 11:28 am
paul
blacksmiths restaurant, best kept secret in whitehaven. booking essential. i would suggest the pheasent to anyone who likes game.
15/06/2011 @ 12:22 am
Steve
Big thanks to The Wordsworth and Sams Bar for looking after our Rep Paul Smith when he was taken ill...Cheers guys!!
13/05/2011 @ 7:19 am
pod
nice to see you are making progress on cumbria. keep up the good work. What about croatia?
02/04/2011 @ 10:30 am
HG
Hi Gerry, we will be visiting Whitehaven very soon and will be visiting as many businesses as possible.Hopefully they will come aboard and make the Whitehaven Harbourguide a really usefull one.
02/04/2011 @ 10:27 am
Gerry
When will there be more information on Whitehaven? i have looked at other areas on your site and they are a lot more informative...Why is Whitehaven so sparse?
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Business Reviews (2)
28/06/2018 @ 11:56 am
Optimum Marine Surveys by John Heale
I recently used the services of Optimum Marine to carry out a survey of my vessel. Oli Byles carried out the survey and I found the service professional, informative and courteous. I would recommend this company. John Heale
31/07/2014 @ 10:43 am
Whitehaven Marina by HG Crew
Whitehaven Marina has now built a brand new reception area. They have also installed another 140 berths (Walk Ashore). Check it out.

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Details & Reviews (0)Ellerbeck Manor
Accommodation
Ellerbeck Manor
Ellerbeck Manor is a stunning barn conversion set in the secluded rural countryside near the historic villages of St.Bees 1mile and Egremont 2miles converted to the highest standards by the owners in 2010, all bedrooms have en-suite facilities, wet rooms, and underfloor heating throughout maintaining the old features of the barn alongside all the modern facilities of today's living standards.
The Victorian seaside village of St.Bees has a variety of pubs and places to enjoy a Cosy meal, either the start or finish of Wainwrights coast to coast walk and the Coastal path to Whitehaven only 4 miles away, start of the C2C cycle route and home to the maritime festival held in June bi-annually with other visitor attractions in the town.
Egremont is a traditional Market town with an old Norman castle from the 12 century and host to the crab fair dating from 1267 held annually in and around the third Saturday in September.

Address: Ellerbeck Manor, Egremont Road, St Bees,Cumbria, CA222UA

Phone: 01946 822399 - Website - Map
Cash Point
Barclays Bank

Address: Barclays Bank, Strand Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7DL

Phone: 08457 555555 - Map
Cafes, Corporate Events, Gift Shops
The Rum Story
The café, set beside the courtyard offers many perspectives. Inside the converted stables snug stalls cater for up to six persons at a time whilst the airy glass covered courtyard feels like being outside. We even have balcony tables, which is a wonderful place for people watching or for keeping an eye on the famous Rum Story kinetic clock.
However, a choice of seating would not be enough on its own. We are proud that our café's many loyal regulars return time after time for our home baking and tasty meals, or just for a cup of coffee in the friendly atmosphere.

Address: The Rum Story, Lowther Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7DN

Phone: +44 (0)1946 592933 Fax: +44 (0)1946 590595 - Email - Website - Map
Health & Beauty

Address: Retro Hairdresser, 19/20 Duke Street, Whitehaven, CA287ET

Phone: 0194667272 - Map
Visitor Attractions
The Rum Story
Imagine leaving the streets of our Georgian town centre and feeling like you have been transported to an exotic island in the Caribbean. That is what you will experience when you begin your journey through The Rum Story.
Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family, The Rum Story has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment.
During your visit you will travel through a tropical rainforest, an African village, a realistic slave ship, Cumbrian cottages, a Cooper's workshop and much, much more.

Address: The Rum Story, Lowther Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7DN

Phone: +44 (0)1946 592933 Fax: +44 (0)1946 590595 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)White Line Taxis
Taxi
White Line Taxis
Looking for efficient airport transfers in Whitehaven? Perhaps you are trying to find a reputable disabled taxi in Whitehaven and are unsure of a premium source from which to procure this? If this is the case then you have come to the right place with White Line Taxis Cumbria Ltd, where we endeavour to accommodate for all your needs.

24 HOUR SERVICE

Address: White Line Taxis, Unit C8, Haig Enterprise Park, Kells Whitehaven, CA28 9AN

Phone: 01946 66111 - Website - Map
Bars & Inns, Corporate Events, Entertainment

Address: Roc Bar, Unit 1/2 Tangier Street, Whitehaven, CA287UZ

Phone: 01946 691986 - Map
Visitor Attractions
The Beacon
The interactive Beacon is awash with the history of Copeland. You’ll be amazed at the area’s rich past and you won’t believe what a great time everyone has exploring the Beacon’s five floors! We offer easy access, guided tours, room hire, group bookings, gallery exhibitions, events and activities. We even have educational services, and groups and clubs.

Address: The Beacon, West Strand, Whitehaven, CA28 7LY

Phone: 01946 592302 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Gosforth Hall Inn
Restaurants
Gosforth Hall Inn
Awarded 4 **** under the National Food Safety Performance Scheme.

We operate one menu that includes a range of Rod's homemade Pies, fresh Fish, Lakeland Steaks and a Vegetarian Selection, which can be eaten in the Bar, Lounge or Restaurant.
The restaurant itself, which is the original Hall, provides an intimate, friendly and unhurried setting for your meal. Once booked, the table is yours for the evening. We therefore strongly recommend that you book your table during busy periods.
We cater for Birthday's, Christenings, informal Weddings and Conferences.
To enquire about group bookings, please phone to discuss your individual requirements and date availability.

Address: Gosforth Hall Inn, Gosforth, Cumbria, CA20 1AZ

Phone: 019467 25322 Fax: 019467 25992 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Gosforth Hall Inn
Accommodation, Bars & Inns, Wifi
Gosforth Hall Inn
Don’t be deceived into thinking Gosforth Hall is just another Lakeland located Cumbrian Hotel, it is in fact a rare find of a 350 year old Grade II* listed building operating as a warm and inviting Inn - offering 9 en-suite bedrooms, a pub with very well kept real ales and a menu offering a choice of dishes including Rod's homemade and well respected pies.

Address: Gosforth Hall Inn, Gosforth, Cumbria, CA20 1AZ

Phone: 019467 25322 Fax: 019467 25992 - Email - Website - Map
Chemist

Address: W Fare, 71-73 Market Place, Whitehaven, CA287JG

Phone: 01946 692978 - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Washright Launderette
Launderette
Washright Launderette

Address: Washright Launderette, 15 New street, Whitehaven, CA287DY

Phone: 01946 599300 Fax: 01946 690574 - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Donnan Quayside Fisheries
Provisions
Donnan Quayside Fisheries
Donnan Quayside Fisheries retail and wholesale fishmongers. White Fish,Live Shellfish,Smoked Fish,Frozen Fish.
Retail Hotels and your kitchen.

YOU CANT FIND FRESHER FISH

OPEN 7 DAYS.

Address: Queens Dock, Old North Wall, North Shore,, Whitehaven, CA28 7XY

Phone: 01946 693771 - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Haig Colliery Mining Museum
Visitor Attractions
Haig Colliery Mining Museum
On the site of the former Haig Pit in Whitehaven, which closed in 1986, the winding engine house and headgear are being restored to their former glory and is now open as the Haig Colliery Mining Museum.
Coal mining dates back to the 13th Century when the monks from St Bees Abbey supervised the opening of coal mines at Arrowthwaite. This long history ended in March 1986, when Haig Pit, Cumbria's last deep coal mine, finally closed.
The winding house has been undergoing restoration since early in 1994 by a group of local volunteers. When the pit closed, many of the buildings were demolished, and the area landscaped to form the Haig Enterprise Park. Only the winding engine house and headgear remained. The building is being restored to its former glory, along with two unique Bever-Dorling steam winding engines.
It is hoped that a railway can be constructed using a steam locomotive to ferry tourists part of the way from The Beacon to the Museum. The museum has on loan a diesel Hunslet Locomotive from Threlkeld Mining Museum.

Address: Haig Colliery Mining Museum, Solway Rd, Kells, Whitehaven, CA28 9BG

Phone: 01946 599949 - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Wellington Bistro
Cafes, Corporate Events, Restaurants, Takeaway Food

Address: Wellington Bistro, The Beacon,West Strand, Whitehaven, CA287LY

Phone: 01946 590231 - Map
Details & Reviews (1)Whitehaven Marina
Marinas, Boat Moorings
Situated at the south western entrance to the Solway Firth, Whitehaven Marina is the maritime gateway to the Lake District.
The harbour also provides an ideally located departure point for Isle of Man, Ireland, Scotland, Clyde and Hebridean cruising.

Address: Whitehaven Marina Ltd, Bulwark Quay, Whitehaven, CA28 7HW

Phone: 01946 692435 - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Blacksmiths Restaurant
Corporate Events, Restaurants
A warm and friendly atmosphere welcoming both new and existing customers using the freshest and finest local ingredients delivered with excellent service by staff who are valued making every occasion for the customer a special one an experience to remember and repeat again and again.
'Winner of Copeland Pride Awards 2011 - Best Place to Eat category'

Address: Blacksmiths Restaurant, 44 Springfield Road, Bigrigg, Egremont, CA222TQ

Phone: 01946 815800 - Email - Website - Map
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