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Cleator Moor's industrial - and artistic - heritage

Located close to the Cumbrian coast around four miles from Whitehaven, Cleator Moor is best known for being the former home of several iron ore mines which played a key role in the Industrial Revolution. However the town's most famous son is probably Conrad Atkinson, an internationally-renowned artist born in 1940 whose work can be seen in the Tate.

Cumbria's incredible coastline

A trip to Cleator Moor is an ideal excuse to also enjoy the stunning coastline of Cumbria. As well as exploring Nearby Whitehaven, marvel at the incredible views offered by the St Bees Head Heritage Coast and head north to see the stunning Maryport Lighthouse. The impressive structure is a fine tribute to the original, which was first built in 1796 and featured in paintings by LS Lowry.

The unspoilt beauty of the Lake District

A trip to the north-west of England is simply not complete without a trip to the Lake District. There is something for everyone in this incredible National Park, whether you fancy tackling peaks like Helvellyn, exploring fine local towns like Keswick or simply want to take a trip on some of the beautiful lakes including Windermere. Planning a trip to Cleator Moor? Travelodge Cockermouth Hotel offers great value rates and is situated around 25 minutes away, while Travelodge Carlisle Central Hotel is another top local option.