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The A590 is a trunk road in southern Cumbria, in the north-west of England.
The A591 is a major road in Cumbria, in the north-west of England.
The A592 road is a major route running north-south through the English Lake District.
The A595 is a primary route in Cumbria, in Northern England that starts in Carlisle, passes through Whitehaven and goes close to Workington, Cockermouth and Wigton.
The A596 is a primary route in Cumbria, in northern England, that runs between Thursby (north-east of Wigton) and Workington.
The A6 is one of the main historic north–south roads in England.
The A66 is a major road in Northern England, which in part follows the course of the Roman road from Scotch Corner to Penrith.
The A69 is a major northern trunk road in England, running east-west across the Pennines, through the counties of Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Cumbria.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery is a museum and gallery in Kendal, England.
Abraham Acton VC (17 December 1893 – 16 May 1915) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Adam Wayne Roynon (born 30 August 1988, in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria) is a British motorcycle speedway rider, who in 2013 rode for Leicester Lions in the Premier League and Coventry Bees in the Elite League.
Adrian Antonio Gardner (born 24 June 1983) is an English former professional rugby league footballer, who spent the vast majority of his career with St. Helens in the Super League.
Andrew Turner, known by the recording name Aim, is a British musician, DJ and producer, who was born in Barrow-in-Furness.
Albert is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Alcan was a Canadian mining company and aluminum manufacturer.
Alfred Wainwright ("A.W.") MBE (17 January 1907 – 20 January 1991) was a British fellwalker, guidebook author and illustrator.
Allan McNish (born 29 December 1969) is a British former racing driver, commentator, and journalist from Scotland.
Allerdale is a non-metropolitan district of Cumbria, England, with borough status.
Alston is a small town in Cumbria, England, within the civil parish of Alston Moor on the River South Tyne.
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England.
Amcor Limited is a global packaging company.
The Angles (Angli) were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period.
The Anglo-Scottish border between England and Scotland runs for 96 miles (154 km) between Marshall Meadows Bay on the east coast and the Solway Firth in the west.
The Anglo-Scottish Wars comprise the various battles which continued to be fought between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland from the time of the Wars of Independence in the early 14th century through to the latter years of the 16th century.
Anna Ford (born 2 October 1943) is an English former journalist, television presenter and newsreader.
Anthony Denis Davidson (born 18 April 1979) is a British racing driver from England currently racing for Toyota Hybrid Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Appleby Castle is in the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland overlooking the River Eden.
The Appleby Horse Fair calls itself "an annual gathering of Gypsies and Travellers in the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria, England.".
Appleby-in-Westmorland is a market town and civil parish in Cumbria, in North West England.
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which has been designated for conservation due to its significant landscape value.
Arlecdon and Frizington is a civil parish in the Borough of Copeland in Cumbria, England.
Armitt Museum is an independent museum and library, founded in Ambleside in Cumbria by Mary Louisa Armitt in 1909.
Arnside and Silverdale is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England, on the border between Lancashire and Cumbria, adjoining Morecambe Bay.
Askam and Ireleth is a civil parish close to Barrow-in-Furness in the county of Cumbria, in North West England.
Aspatria is a civil parish in the non-metropolitan district of Allerdale, and is currently embraced in the Parliamentary constituency of Workington, Cumbria, England.
Aspatria Rugby Union Football Club is based in Aspatria, Cumbria (formerly Cumberland) in north west England, not far from the Scottish Border.
Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd owns and operates 21 ports in the United Kingdom, managing around 25 per cent of the UK's sea-borne trade.
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines, known as BAE Systems Submarine Solutions until January 2012, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems, based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and is responsible for the development and production of submarines.
Ball games (or ballgames), also ball sports, are any form of game or sport which feature a ball as part of play.
A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, some Commonwealth countries, Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland.
Barrovian (or Barrow dialect) is an accent and dialect of English found in Barrow-in-Furness and several parts of the town's wider borough in Cumbria, England.
Barrow Association Football Club is an English professional association football club based in the town of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Barrow and Furness (previously Barrow-in-Furness) is a constituency in Cumbria represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by John Woodcock of the Labour & Co-operative Party.
The Barrow Raiders are a professional rugby league team in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Barrow Sixth Form College, part of Furness College, is located in the outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.
Barrow-in-Furness railway station is the largest railway station serving Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, England.
Barrow/Walney Island Airport (formerly RAF Walney Island) is located on Walney Island, northwest of the centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Bassenthwaite Lake is one of the largest water bodies in the English Lake District.
BBC North East and Cumbria is the BBC English Region covering County Durham, Northumberland, Teesside, Tyne and Wear, northern Cumbria and parts of North Yorkshire.
BBC North West is the BBC English Region serving Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire (western Craven), West Yorkshire (Walsden), Derbyshire (High Peak), Cumbria (Barrow-in-Furness and South Lakeland) and the Isle of Man.
BBC Radio Cumbria is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Cumbria and broadcasts from studios in Carlisle.
Helen Beatrix Potter (British English, North American English also, 28 July 186622 December 1943) was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
The Beatrix Potter Gallery is a gallery run by the National Trust and situated in a 17th-century stone-built house in Hawkshead, Cumbria, England.
Bewcastle is a large civil parish in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England.
Bill Birkett is a mountain writer, photographer, and climber who has undertaken many expeditions around the world.
Black Combe is a fell in the south-west corner of the Lake District National Park, just four miles from the Irish Sea.
The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague, the Black Plague, or simply the Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people in Eurasia and peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351.
Blackpool Airport is an airport on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, England, in the Borough of Fylde, just outside the Borough of Blackpool.
Blackwell is a large house in the English Lake District, designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Baillie Scott.
Border reivers were raiders along the Anglo-Scottish border from the late 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century.
Barrow-in-Furness is a local government district with borough status in Cumbria, England.
The Borough of Copeland is a local government district and borough in western Cumbria, England.
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England.
Brad Lewis Kavanagh (born 21 August 1992) is an English actor and singer-songwriter, originally from Whitehaven, Cumbria, and is best known for being the guitarist, writer and singer for the English band, FLYNT.
Brampton is a small market town, civil parish and electoral ward within the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England, about east of Carlisle and south of Hadrian's Wall.
Brantwood is a historic house museum in Cumbria, England, overlooking Coniston Water.
Sir Joseph Brian Donnelly is a retired British diplomat.
The Brigantes were a Celtic tribe who in pre-Roman times controlled the largest section of what would become Northern England.
The British Amateur Rugby League Association (BARLA) is an association for social and recreational rugby league.
British Sea Power (BSP) are an indie rock band based in Brighton,, England, although three of the band members originally come from Kendal, Cumbria, England.
The Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, also known as the Brockhole National Park Visitor Centre, is a visitor centre and tourist attraction managed by the Lake District National Park Authority.
Brough Castle is a ruined castle in the village of Brough, Cumbria, England.
Brougham Castle (pronounced) is a medieval building about south-east of Penrith, Cumbria, England.
Brougham Hall is located in the village of Brougham just outside Penrith, Cumbria, England.
Broughton in Furness is a small market town on the south western boundary of England's Lake District National Park.
Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England.
Carlisle is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by John Stevenson of the Conservative Party.
The Carlisle Border Reivers are an amateur American Football club playing in Division 2 North of the BAFA Community Leagues.
Carlisle Castle is situated in Carlisle, in the English county of Cumbria, near the ruins of Hadrian's Wall.
The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, otherwise called Carlisle Cathedral, is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Carlisle.
Carlisle College is a further education College serving the post 16 education and training needs of Carlisle and the surrounding area.
Carlisle Lake District Airport is a small regional airport located east northeast of Carlisle, Cumbria, England.
Carlisle railway station, also known as Carlisle Citadel station, is a Grade II* listed railway station serving the city of Carlisle, Cumbria, England, and is a major station on the West Coast Main Line, lying south east of, and north north west of.
Carlisle United Football Club is a professional association football club based in Carlisle, Cumbria, where they play at Brunton Park.
Carlisle (or from Cumbric: Caer Luel Cathair Luail) is the county town of Cumbria.
Carr's is the name of foodstuff and agricultural brands historically derived from founder Jonathan Dodgson Carr, but now owned and marketed by more than one separate company.
Cartmel Priory church serves as the parish church of Cartmel, Cumbria (formerly in Lancashire).
The Carvetii were an Iron Age people and were subsequently identified as a civitas (canton) of Roman Britain living in what is now Cumbria, in North-West England.
The stone circle at Castlerigg (alternatively Keswick Carles, Carles, Carsles, Castle-rig or Druids' Circle) is situated near Keswick in Cumbria, North West England.
Catherine Parr (alternatively spelled Katherine, Katheryn or Katharine, signed 'Katheryn the Quene KP') was Queen of England and Ireland (1543–47) as the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII, and the final queen consort of the House of Tudor.
Cavaghan & Gray is part of the nationwide 2 Sisters Food Group Cavaghan & Gray is a food manufacturing business based in Carlisle, England, which is now owned by 2 Sisters Food Group.
The Britons, also known as Celtic Britons or Ancient Britons, were Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain from the British Iron Age into the Middle Ages, at which point their culture and language diverged into the modern Welsh, Cornish and Bretons (among others).
Center Parcs UK is a short-break holiday company that operates five holiday villages in England, with each covering about of woodland.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
CFM is an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to Cumbria and South West Scotland, with transmitters in Carlisle, Penrith and West Cumbria.
Sir Christian John Storey Bonington, CVO, CBE, DL (born 6 August 1934, Hampstead, London) is a British mountaineer.
Christine Anne Perfect (born 12 July 1943), known professionally as Christine McVie following her marriage to John McVie, is an English singer, songwriter and keyboardist, best known as one of the three lead vocalists and the keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac.
Christopher Wordsworth (30 October 180720 March 1885) was an English bishop in the Anglican Church and man of letters.
St Olaf's Church in Wasdale Head, Cumbria, is one of England's smallest churches.
The City of Carlisle is a local government district of Cumbria, England, with the status of a city and non-metropolitan district.
In the history of Rome, the Latin term civitas (plural civitates), according to Cicero in the time of the late Roman Republic, was the social body of the cives, or citizens, united by law (concilium coetusque hominum jure sociati).
Cleator Moor or is a small town, civil parish and two electoral wards (north and south) in the English county of Cumbria and within the boundaries of the historic county of Cumberland.
Club cricket is a mainly amateur, but still formal, form of the sport of cricket, usually involving teams playing in competitions at weekends or in the evening.
The Coast to Coast Walk is a unofficial and mostly unsignposted long-distance footpath in Northern England.
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent.
The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.
Common Brittonic was an ancient Celtic language spoken in Britain.
Coniston Water in Cumbria is the third largest lake in the English Lake District.
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England.
Constance Spry (5 December 1886 – 3 January 1960) was a British educator, florist and author in the mid-20th century.
Copeland is a constituency in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament created in 1983.
Cornish wrestling (Omdowl Kernewek) is a form of wrestling which has been established in Cornwall for several centuries.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
Carlisle was, from 1835 to 1974, a local government district in the northwest of England, coterminate with Carlisle.
County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Crown Holdings Incorporated, formerly Crown Cork & Seal Company, is an American company that makes metal beverage and food cans, metal aerosol containers, metal closures and specialty packing.
Crummock Water is a lake in the Lake District in Cumbria, North West England situated between Buttermere to the south and Loweswater to the north.
Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.
The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald (formerly known as The Penrith Herald, The Appleby and Kirkby Stephen Herald, and The Mid Cumberland and North Westmorland Herald over the years) is a local newspaper in Cumbria, England.
Cumberland County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Cumbria Coastal Way (CCW) is a long-distance footpath allowing users to travel from Cumbria's southern border to just north of the English–Scottish border.
Cumbria Constabulary is the territorial police force in England covering Cumbria.
Cumbria County Council is the county council of Cumbria, a county in the North West of England.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the Shire county of Cumbria, England.
The Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Cumbria Police in the English County of Cumbria.
The Cumbria shootings occurred on 2 June 2010 when a lone gunman, Derrick Bird, killed 12 people and injured 11 others before killing himself in Cumbria, England.
The Cumbria Way is a linear long distance footpath in Cumbria, England passing through the towns of Coniston and Keswick.
The Cumbrian Coast line is a rail route in North West England, running from Carlisle to Barrow-in-Furness via Workington and Whitehaven.
The Cumbrian dialect is a local Northern English dialect in decline, spoken in Cumbria (including historic Cumberland and Westmorland) and surrounding northern England, not to be confused with the area's extinct Celtic language, Cumbric.
Cumbrian toponymy refers to the study of place names in Cumbria, a county in North West England, and as a result of the spread of the ancient Cumbric language, further parts of northern England and the Southern Uplands of Scotland.
Cumbric was a variety of the Common Brittonic language spoken during the Early Middle Ages in the Hen Ogledd or "Old North" in what is now Northern England and southern Lowland Scotland.
Dale Norman Campbell-Savours, Baron Campbell-Savours (born 23 August 1943) is a British Labour Party politician.
The Dales Way is an 84-mile (135 km) long-distance footpath in Northern England, from (south-east to north-west) Ilkley, West Yorkshire, to Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria.
Dalston is a large village and civil parish within the Carlisle district of Cumbria, England.
Dalton Castle is a grade I listed 14th-century peel tower situated in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust.
Dalton is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dalton-in-Furness is a small town of 8,125 people, north east of Barrow-in-Furness, in Cumbria, England.
David Marshall Coulthard, (born 27 March 1971), known as DC, is a British former Formula One racing driver turned presenter, commentator and journalist.
Deadwater is a small settlement in Northumberland, in England about north west of Kielder, Northumberland, on the English side of the border between Scotland and England.
The Derwent Pencil Museum is in Keswick, Cumbria, in the north-west of England.
Derwentwater (or Derwent Water) is one of the principal bodies of water in the Lake District National Park in north west England.
Dießen am Ammersee is a municipality in the district of Landsberg in Bavaria in Germany.
The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.
The Dock Museum is situated in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Donald Malcolm Campbell, (23 March 19214 January 1967) was a British speed record breaker who broke eight absolute world speed records on water and on land in the 1950s and 1960s.
Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth (25 December 1771 – 25 January 1855) was an English author, poet and diarist.
Douglas Ferreira, O.B.E., (1929–2003) was the longest serving General Manager of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, a heritage railway in Cumbria, England known as the "Ratty".
Dove Cottage is a house on the edge of Grasmere in the Lake District of England.
Dumfries and Galloway (Dumfries an Gallowa, Dùn Phrìs is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh) is one of 32 unitary council areas of Scotland and is located in the western Southern Uplands.
The Early Middle Ages or Early Medieval Period, typically regarded as lasting from the 5th or 6th century to the 10th century CE, marked the start of the Middle Ages of European history.
The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era.
East Cumbria Crusaders is a rugby league club based in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Eastman Chemical Company, an American Fortune 500 company, is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, chemicals and fibers for everyday purposes.
Eddie Stobart Logistics plc (trading as Eddie Stobart) is a large British multimodal logistics company, with interests in road haulage, rail freight, deep sea and inland waterway transport systems and deep sea port, inland port and rail-connected storage facilities, along with transport, handling and warehousing facilities through operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Belgium.
Eden is a local government district in Cumbria, England.
The Eden Valley Railway (EVR) is a standard gauge heritage railway in Cumbria, England.
Edmund Grindal (c. 1519 – 6 July 1583) was an English Protestant leader who successively held the posts of Bishop of London, Archbishop of York and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of Elizabeth I of England.
Edward Troughton FRS (October 1753 – 12 June 1835) was a British instrument maker who was notable for making telescopes and other astronomical instruments.
Egremont Castle is located in the town of Egremont, Cumbria.
Egremont Rangers is an amateur rugby league club in Egremont, Cumbria, which plays at Gillfoot Park and competes in the National Conference League Division 1.
Egremont is a market town, civil parish and two electoral wards (North and South) in the Borough of Copeland in Cumbria, England, south of Whitehaven and on the River Ehen.
Emlyn Walter Hughes OBE (28 August 1947 – 9 November 2004) was an English footballer.
Ennerdale Water is the most westerly lake in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England.
Eric Robson (born 31 December, 1946) is a television broadcaster, author and documentary film maker who has lived for most of his life in Cumbria, where he has a sheep farm.
Eric Wallace (16 July 1938 – 28 April 2004) was a reporter and presenter for Border Television and an independent film director in Cumbria, England.
Eskdale is a glacial valley and civil parish in the western Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England.
Fell Foot Park is a country park, formerly the grounds of a Victorian house, situated beside Windermere, a lake in Cumbria, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust.
Firbank Fell is a hill in Cumbria between the towns of Kendal and Sedbergh that is renowned as a place where George Fox, the founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), preached.
Flensburg (Danish, Low Saxon: Flensborg; North Frisian: Flansborj; South Jutlandic: Flensborre) is an independent town (kreisfreie Stadt) in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Fletcher Christian (25 September 1764 – 20 September 1793) was master's mate on board HMS ''Bounty'' during Lieutenant William Bligh's voyage to Tahiti during 1787–1789 for breadfruit plants.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
Francis "Frank" Dunnery (born 25 December 1962) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and record label owner.
Francis Howgill (1618 – 11 February 1669) was a prominent early member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in England.
Francis Comber "Frank" McPherson (14 May 1901 – 5 March 1953) was an English footballer who played as a forward.
Thomas Frederick Peart, Baron Peart, PC (30 April 1914 – 26 August 1988) was a British Labour politician who served in the Labour governments of the 1960s and 1970s and was a candidate for Deputy Leader of the Party.
Furness is a peninsula and region of Cumbria in northwestern England.
Furness Abbey, or St.
Furness College is a college of further education in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
The Furness line is a British railway between and, joining the West Coast Main Line at.
The Furness Phantoms (previously the Walney Terriers) are an American Football club based in Ulverston, Cumbria, England.
Gary Michael Stevens (born 27 March 1963) is an English retired footballer who is best remembered playing in defence for a successful Everton side of the 1980s, as well as for the England national football team.
George MacDonald Fraser OBE FRSL (2 April 1925 – 2 January 2008) was a Scottish author who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays.
George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter.
Glasgow Airport, also unofficially Glasgow International Airport, formerly Abbotsinch Airport, is an international airport in Scotland, located west of Glasgow city centre.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is an international airport serving the west of Scotland, situated northeast of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire and from the city centre of Glasgow.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London.
Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick (23 April 1947 – 28 August 2014) was a British bass player, best known as a founding member of the British band Jethro Tull.
Gouren is a style of folk wrestling which has been established in Brittany for several centuries.
Grange-over-Sands is a town and civil parish on Morecambe Bay in Cumbria, England, midway between Barrow-in-Furness and Kendal.
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District.
The Great Britain Historical GIS (or GBHGIS), is a spatially enabled database that documents and visualises the changing human geography of the British Isles, although is primarily focussed on the subdivisions of the United Kingdom mainly over the 200 years since the first census in 1801.
The Great Britain road numbering scheme is a numbering scheme used to classify and identify all roads in Great Britain.
Grizedale Forest is a 24.47 km² area of woodland in the Lake District of North West England, located to the east of Coniston Water and to the south of Hawkshead.
In economics, gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.
Hadrian's Wall (Vallum Aelium), also called the Roman Wall, Picts' Wall, or Vallum Hadriani in Latin, was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.
Haig Colliery Mining Museum was a visitor attraction situated in Kells, high on the cliffs above Whitehaven in Cumbria, England, with magnificent views across the Solway Firth to Scotland and the Isle of Man.
David Myers (born 8 September 1957) and Simon "Si" King (born 20 October 1966) collectively known as the Hairy Bikers, are British television presenters who have fronted the series The Hairy Bikers' Cookbook, The Hairy Bikers Ride Again, The Hairy Bakers, The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain, The Hairy Bikers' Mums Know Best, Hairy Bikers' Meals on Wheels, Hairy Bikers' Best of British, The Hairy Bikers' Bakeation, Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Lose Weight, The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure, The Hairy Bikers' Northern Exposure and The Hairy Bikers' Pubs That Built Britain for BBC Two, and The Hairy Bikers' Mississippi Adventure for Good Food.
Hardknott Roman Fort is an archeological site, the remains of the Roman fort Mediobogdum, located on the western side of the Hardknott Pass in the English county of Cumbria (formerly part of Cumberland).
Harrington is on the Cumbrian coast south of Workington and north of Whitehaven.
Harrison Stickle is a fell in the central part of the English Lake District, situated above Great Langdale.
Harold Hadley (26 October 1877 – 12 September 1942) was an English professional footballer and football manager.
Hartley Castle was a castle near Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.
Haweswater is a reservoir in the English Lake District, built in the valley of Mardale in the county of Cumbria.
Hawkshead is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, England, which attracts tourists to the South Lakeland area.
The museum operates in the old Hawkshead Grammar School building from April through to October.
Healthcare in Cumbria is now the responsibility of Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group.
Heart North Lancashire & Cumbria (formerly The Bay) is a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network.
The H. J. Heinz Company, or Heinz, is an American food processing company with world headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Helen Elizabeth Skelton (born 19 July 1983) is an English television presenter and actress, best known for co-presenting the BBC children's programme Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013 and as an occasional presenter on Countryfile.
In heraldry and vexillology, a heraldic flag is any of several types of flags, containing coats of arms, heraldic badges, or other devices used for personal identification.
A heritage railway is a railway operated as living history to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.
The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown.
Hill Top is a 17th-century house in Near Sawrey near Hawkshead, in the English county of Cumbria.
Hoad Monument (proper name: the Sir John Barrow Monument) is a 100 ft (30.5 m) tower at the top of Hoad Hill (436 ft/133 m), to the north-east of Ulverston in the Furness area of north-west England.
Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve is a nature reserve run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds on the edge of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England.
Holker Hall (pronounced Hooker by some) is a privately owned country house located about 2 km to the southwest of the village of Cartmel, Cumbria, England, a location previously in the historic county of Lancashire.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, (25 January 1857–13 April 1944) was an English nobleman and sportsman.
Ian Clifford McDonald (born 10 May 1953) is an English former footballer and manager.
Iggesund Paperboard is a commission company of the Holmen Group and Europe's third largest manufacturer of high quality virgin fibre paperboard.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Innovia Films is a British international manufacturer and supplier of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and cellulose films for speciality packaging, labelling, graphic arts and industrial products.
The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann / An Mhuir Mheann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain; linked to the Celtic Sea in the south by St George's Channel, and to the Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland in the north by the Straits of Moyle.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
ITV Tyne Tees & Border is a non-franchise ITV regional service covering County Durham, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, Teesside, Tyne and Wear, Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway, and the Scottish Borders.
Jack Anthony Pelter (born 30 July 1987) is a footballer who plays as centre-back for Metro F.C. in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier.
The Jacobite risings, also known as the Jacobite rebellions or the War of the British Succession, were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in Great Britain and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746.
James Alexander Smith VC (5 January 1881 – 21 May 1968) was born in Workington, Cumberland and was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
James Fisher and Sons plc is a British provider of marine engineering services.
Sir James Ramsden (25 February 1822 – 19 October 1896) was a British civil engineer, industrialist, and civic leader, who played a dominant role in the development of the new town of Barrow-in-Furness, then in the historic county of Lancashire, later in Cumbria.
Jenson Alexander Lyons Button (born 19 January 1980) is a British racing driver and former Formula One driver.
Jimmy "Gentleman Jim" Lewthwaite (10 November 1920 – 23 December 2006), born in Broughton Road, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, was a rugby league for Great Britain, England, Cumberland, and Barrow.
John Jackson Adams, 1st Baron Adams OBE, JP, MA (12 October 1890 – 23 August 1960), often known as Jack Adams, was a British politician and public servant.
John Dalton FRS (6 September 1766 – 27 July 1844) was an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist.
John Peel (1776? – 13 November 1854) was an English huntsman who is the subject of the nineteenth century song D'ye ken John Peel - "ken" meaning 'to be aware of' or 'to know' in some dialects of the North of England and Scotland.
John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.
John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728 – 14 July 1808) was an English industrialist who pioneered the manufacture of cast iron and the use of cast-iron goods during the Industrial Revolution.
John Paul "Johnny" Herbert (born 25 June 1964) is a retired British racing driver.
Josefina Alys Hermes de Vasconcellos (26 October 1904 – 20 July 2005) was an English sculptor of Brazilian origin.
Joss Naylor, MBE (born 10 February 1936 at Wasdale Head) is an English fell runner, and a sheep farmer, living in the English Lake District.
Karen Taylor (born 29 June 1976; Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria) is an English actress and comedian.
Kathleen Mary Ferrier, CBE (22 April 19128 October 1953) was an English contralto singer who achieved an international reputation as a stage, concert and recording artist, with a repertoire extending from folksong and popular ballads to the classical works of Bach, Brahms, Mahler and Elgar.
Keith Tyson (born Keith Thomas Bower,, Mead Carney Fine Art. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 23 August 1969) is an English artist.
Kells A.R.L.F.C. is an amateur rugby league football club based in Kells, Whitehaven.
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.
Kendal Castle is a medieval fortification to the east of the town of Kendal, Cumbria, in northern England.
Kendal College is a further education college situated in Kendal on the edge of the Lake District National Park.
Kendal Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Kendal, Cumbria.
Kentmere is a valley, village and civil parish in the Lake District National Park, a few miles from Kendal in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England.
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria.
Killarney is a town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American multinational personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products.
The Kingdom of Northumbria (Norþanhymbra rīce) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now northern England and south-east Scotland.
Strathclyde (lit. "Strath of the River Clyde"), originally Ystrad Clud or Alclud (and Strath-Clota in Anglo-Saxon), was one of the early medieval kingdoms of the Britons in Hen Ogledd ("the Old North"), the Brythonic-speaking parts of what is now southern Scotland and northern England.
Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune.
Kirkby Stephen is a civil parish and small market town in Cumbria, in North West England which historically, is part of Westmorland.
The village, civil parish and former market town of Kirkoswald lies in the Lower Eden Valley of Cumbria, formerly Cumberland, about from Penrith.
Kozloduy is a town of 13,771 inhabitants in northwest Bulgaria, located in Vratsa Province, on the Danube River.
Lady Anne Clifford, Countess Dowager of Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery, suo jure 14th Baroness de Clifford (30 January 1590 – 22 March 1676) was an English peeress.
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England.
The Lake Poets were a group of English poets who all lived in the Lake District of England, United Kingdom, in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Lakeland is a chain of British kitchenware stores in the United Kingdom.
The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a small zoological collection near the town of Milnthorpe, Cumbria, England, with a science and evolution theme.
The Lakes Aquarium is an aquarium in the village of Lakeside on the southern shore of Windermere, Cumbria, England.
Lakes College is a further education institute located at Lillyhall, West Cumbria, England, between the towns of Workington and Whitehaven.
The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway (L&HR) is a heritage railway in Cumbria, England.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
The Lancaster Canal is a canal in North West England, originally planned to run from Westhoughton in Lancashire to Kendal in south Cumbria (historically in Westmorland).
Lancaster University, also officially known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England.
Lancaster is the county town of Lancashire, England. It is on the River Lune and has a population of 52,234; the wider City of Lancaster local government district has a population of 138,375. Long a commercial, cultural and educational centre, Lancaster gives Lancashire its name. The House of Lancaster was a branch of the English royal family, whilst the Duchy of Lancaster holds large estates on behalf of Elizabeth II, who is also the Duke of Lancaster. Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Priory Church and the Ashton Memorial. It is also home to Lancaster University and a campus of the University of Cumbria.
Lanercost Priory was founded by Robert de Vaux between 1165 and 1174, the most likely date being 1169, to house Augustinian Canons.
Langwathby railway station is a railway station which serves the village of Langwathby in Cumbria, England.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Ernest Jackson Lawson Soulsby, Baron Soulsby of Swaffham Prior (23 June 1926 – 8 May 2017) was a British microbiologist and parasitologist.
Leonard Litton Wilkinson (5 November 1916, Northwich, Cheshire–3 September 2002, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria) was an English cricketer who played in 3 Tests from 1938 to 1939.
Levens Hall is a manor house in the Kent valley, near the village of Levens and south of Kendal in Cumbria, Northern England.
Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton MBE (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for Mercedes AMG Petronas.
Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses.
This is a list of articles related to the English county of Cumbria.
The county of Cumbria, is divided into 6 Parliamentary constituencies - 1 Borough constituency for the City of Carlisle and 5 County constituencies.
This is a list of notable people who were born in or have been residents of the town of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is an international airport serving North West England.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A long-distance trail (or long-distance track, path, footpath or greenway) is a longer recreational trail mainly through rural areas, used for non-motorized recreational walking, backpacking, cycling, horse riding or cross-country skiing.
Longtown is a small town in northern Cumbria, England, just south of the Anglo-Scottish border.
This is a list of those who have held the position of Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria: Cumbria was formed on 1 April 1974 by combining Cumberland and Westmorland and some other areas.
M-Sport is an auto racing team based at Dovenby Hall near Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom.
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby via Birmingham then heads north, passing Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and terminating at the Gretna junction (J45).
Malcolm Irving Wilson, OBE (born 17 February 1956) is a British former rally driver and current owner of team and constructor M-Sport.
Manchester Airport is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England, south-west of Manchester city centre.
Margaret Fell or Margaret Fox (1614 – 23 April 1702) was a founder of the Religious Society of Friends.
Mark John Cueto MBE (born 26 December 1979 in Workington, Cumbria) is a former English international rugby union player.
Marvejols (Maruèjols), is a commune in the Lozère department in southern France.
Maryport is a town and civil parish in the Allerdale borough of Cumbria, England.
Maurice Gerald Flitcroft (23 November 1929 – 24 March 2007) was a British golfer and audacious hoaxer.
The Minor Counties Cricket Association Knockout Cup was started in 1983 as a knockout one-day competition for the Minor Counties in English cricket.
"Medieval football" is a modern term used for a wide variety of localised football games which were invented and played in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg, (born 6 October 1939), is an English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
A mill town, also known as factory town or mill village, is typically a settlement that developed around one or more mills or factories, usually cotton mills or factories producing textiles.
Millom is a town and civil parish on the north shore of the estuary of the River Duddon around 7 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness in southwest Cumbria, England.
Millom Discovery Centre, formerly known as the Millom Folk Museum, is located in Millom, Cumbria, England.
Millom R.L.F.C. is an amateur rugby league club based in the town of Millom in Cumbria.
Milnthorpe is a large village and electoral ward within the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for Housing, communities and local government in England.
The Minor Counties Cricket Championship is a season-long competition in England that is contested by those county cricket clubs that do not have first-class status.
The Minor Counties are the cricketing counties of England and Wales that are not afforded first-class status.
Charles Montagu Slater (23 September 1902 – 19 December 1956) was an English poet, novelist, playwright and librettist.
Morecambe Bay is a large estuary in northwest England, just to the south of the Lake District National Park.
Muncaster Castle is a privately owned castle overlooking the River Esk, about a mile east of the west-coastal town of Ravenglass in Cumbria, England.
The National Conference League (known as the Kingstone Press National Conference League for sponsorship reasons) is the top British amateur rugby league competition in the Rugby Football League pyramid, and as such is the leading amateur rugby league competition in England.
The National Health Service (NHS) is the name used for each of the public health services in the United Kingdom – the National Health Service in England, NHS Scotland, NHS Wales, and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland – as well as a term to describe them collectively.
National nature reserves in England were established by English Nature, now Natural England, which manages them either directly or through non-governmental organisations such as the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds or the National Trust.
The national parks of England and Wales are areas of relatively undeveloped and scenic landscape that are designated under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act (2016).
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
Nella Last (née Nellie Lord; 4 October 1889 – 22 June 1968) was a housewife who lived in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.
Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland.
Newcastle International Airport is an international airport located near the main area of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, about 6.5 miles (10.5km) north-west of the city centre.
The News and Star (formerly the Evening News and Star and Cumberland Evening News) is a local tabloid newspaper in Cumbria.
Thomas Nigel Kneale (18 April 1922 – 29 October 2006) was a British screenwriter.
Ninian is a Christian saint first mentioned in the 8th century as being an early missionary among the Pictish peoples of what is now Scotland.
Non-League football describes football leagues played outside the top leagues of a country.
A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.
William Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett, (6 September 1883 – 10 February 1962) was a British barrister, judge, politician and preacher who served as the alternate British judge during the Nuremberg Trials.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
Norman Gifford (born 30 March 1940, Ulverston, Lancashire, now part of Cumbria) is a retired English cricketer, who played primarily as a left-arm spinner.
Norman Cornthwaite Nicholson, OBE (8 January 1914 – 30 May 1987), was an English poet associated with the Cumbrian town of Millom.
The North Lancashire and Cumbria League is an independent club cricket league for teams in Northern Lancashire and Cumbria.
The North Pennines is the northernmost section of the Pennine range of hills which runs north–south through northern England.
North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to England: England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Oxenholme Lake District railway station (often shortened to Oxenholme) is a railway station in Oxenholme, near Kendal, in Cumbria, England.
Paul di Resta (born 16 April 1986) is a British racing driver from Scotland who drove in Formula One from to, became a reserve driver for the Williams F1 team in driving a single race for them as a substitute driver in.
Peasey Beck is a beck flowing through Cumbria, England.
The Pennine Way is a National Trail in England, with a small section in Scotland.
The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
Penrith and the Border is a constituency in Cumbria represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Rory Stewart, a Conservative.
Penrith castle is a now-ruined medieval castle located in Penrith, in the north-west of England, a few miles to the east of the Lake District National Park.
Penrith North Lakes railway station (often shortened to Penrith) is located on the West Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom.
Penrith Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Penrith, Cumbria.
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England.
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Peter Purves (born 10 February 1939) is an English television presenter and actor.
Phil Jackson (born c. 1932) is an English former World Cup winning professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 1960s.
Piel Island lies half a mile (1 km) off the southern tip of the Furness Peninsula in the administrative county of Cumbria, though historically within Lancashire north of the sands.
Pirelli & C. S.p.A. is a multinational company based in Milan, Italy, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since 1922, with a temporary privatization period by the consortium led by the Chinese state-owned enterprise ChemChina.
The Port of Barrow refers to the enclosed dock system within the town of Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Psalm 121 (Greek numbering: Psalm 120) is the 121st psalm from the Book of Psalms.
The Quaker Tapestry consists of 77 panels illustrating the history of Quakerism from the 17th century to the present day.
The RAF Millom Aviation & Military Museum was a museum of the British Royal Air Force bombing and gunnery school, located in Millom, Cumbria.
Ralph David Firman Jr. (born 20 May 1975) is an English-born former racing driver who raced under Irish citizenship (his mother Angela is from Ireland) and an Irish-issued racing licence.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is a minimum gauge heritage railway in Cumbria, England.
Rey Cross is the remains of a stone cross at Stainmore.
Rheged was one of the kingdoms of the Hen Ogledd ("Old North"), the Brittonic-speaking region of what is now Northern England and southern Scotland, during the post-Roman era and Early Middle Ages.
Richard Abbot (1818 – 15 July 1904) was an English poet.
Richard T. Slone (born 23 January 1974) is an English painter.
Rinteln is a small town in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Robert Southey (or 12 August 1774 – 21 March 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the "Lake Poets" along with William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and England's Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 until his death in 1843.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group, living mostly in Europe and the Americas and originating from the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Sindh regions of modern-day India and Pakistan.
Romano-British culture is the culture that arose in Britain under the Roman Empire following the Roman conquest in AD 43 and the creation of the province of Britannia.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
Rose Castle is a fortified house in Cumbria, England, on a site that was home to the bishops of Carlisle from 1230 to 2009.
Rowrah is a village in Cumbria and spans the civil parishes of Arlecdon and Frizington and Lamplugh.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
The Rugby League Championships (known as the National Leagues between 2003-2008) are the two professional divisions below the Super League, consisting of 12 teams in the Championship and 14 teams in League 1.
The Rugby League Conference (RLC) (also known as the Co-operative Rugby League Conference as a result of sponsorship from The Co-operative Group), was a series of regionally based divisions of amateur rugby league teams spread throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Rydal Water is a small body of water in the central part of the English Lake District, in the county of Cumbria.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 177225 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.
Sarah Hall (born 1974 in Carlisle, Cumbria) is an English novelist, and poet.
Słupsk (Stolp; also known by several alternative names) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland, with a population of 98,757.
Scafell Pike or is the highest mountain in England, at an elevation of above sea level.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scottish Backhold is a style of folk wrestling originating in Scotland.
The Scottish Borders (The Mairches, "The Marches"; Scottish Gaelic: Crìochan na h-Alba) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.
The Coast to Coast or Sea to Sea Cycle Route (C2C) is a cycle route opened in 1994.
Seathwaite Tarn is a reservoir in the Furness Fells within the English Lake District.
Sedbergh is a small town and civil parish in Cumbria, England.
Sedbergh Rural District was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire in England from 1894 to its abolition in 1974.
Sellafield is a nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site, close to the village of Seascale on the coast of the Irish Sea in Cumbria, England.
Selm is a town in the district of Unna, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Settle–Carlisle line (also known as the Settle and Carlisle (S&C)) is a main railway line in northern England.
Shap is a linear village and civil parish located among fells and isolated dales in Eden district, Cumbria, England.
Sheila Fell (20 July 1931 – 15 December 1979) was an English artist.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
Siddick is a village in Cumbria, England.
The Siege of Carlisle may refer to.
The village of Silecroft in Cumbria is in the parish of Whicham.
Silloth (sometimes known as Silloth-on-Solway) is a port town and civil parish in Cumbria, England.
Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, FRS, FRGS (19 June 1764 – 23 November 1848) was an English statesman and writer.
In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.
Sizergh Castle and Garden is a stately home and garden at Helsington in the English county of Cumbria, about south of Kendal.
The Skelton Transmitting Station is a radio transmitter site at near Skelton, Cumbria, England about north west of Penrith, run by Babcock International and owned by the MOD.
Smooth Lake District is an Independent Local Radio station for the Lakes.
The Solway Coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in northern Cumbria, United Kingdom.
The Solway Firth (Tràchd Romhra) is a firth that forms part of the border between England and Scotland, between Cumbria (including the Solway Plain) and Dumfries and Galloway.
The Solway Plain or Solway Basin is a coastal plain in the northwest of Cumbria, England and stretching over the Scottish border to the low-lying area around Gretna and Annan It is an area generally lying north and west of Carlisle along the Solway Firth and drained by the rivers Esk and Lyne.
South Lakeland is a local government district in Cumbria, England.
South Lakes Safari Zoo (formerly South Lakes Wild Animal Park) is a zoo established in 1994 by David Gill, and located in Cumbria, England.
St Bees is a coastal village, civil parish and electoral ward in the Copeland district of Cumbria, England, on the Irish Sea.
St Bees Head is a headland on the North West coast of the English county of Cumbria and is named after the nearby village of St Bees.
St Bees Priory is the parish church of St Bees, Cumbria.
Stagecoach North West was a major operator of bus services in North West England.
Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer and film director, who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy.
Staveley is a village in the District of South Lakeland in Cumbria, England.
A steel mill or steelworks is an industrial plant for the manufacture of steel.
Dame Stella Rimington, DCB (born 13 May 1935) is a British author and former Director General of MI5, a position she held from 1992 to 1996.
Stephen Dixon (born in Newton-in-Furness, Cumbria) is a news presenter for Sky News.
Stollers, is a British-based home furnishings retailer.
Stott Park Bobbin Mill is a 19th-century bobbin mill and now a working museum located near Newby Bridge, Cumbria, England.
William Stuart Lancaster, known as Stuart Lancaster (born 9 October 1969) is a rugby union coach.
Stuart Roy Clarke is an English documentary photographer based in Lincolnshire, England.
Stuart Stockdale is an English fashion designer, born in Carlisle, Cumbria.
For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".
Swarthmoor Hall is a mansion in Swarthmoor, in the Furness area of Cumbria in North West England.
Tan Hill is a high point on the Pennine Way in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England.
Tata Steel Limited (formerly Tata Iron and Steel Company Limited (TISCO)) is an Indian multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and a subsidiary of the Tata Group.
The Mail, known previously as the North-West Evening Mail (1987-2017), is a daily, local newspaper in the United Kingdom, printed every evening.
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey is a 1988 feature film, an official Australian-New Zealand co-production, directed by Vincent Ward. It won numerous New Zealand and Australian awards, including the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Film, and several awards at European fantasy film festivals.
The Westmorland Gazette is a weekly newspaper published in Kendal, England.
Thirlmere is a reservoir in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria and the English Lake District.
Thomas Cape MBE (5 October 1868 in Cockermouth, Cumberland – 1947) was the Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Workington from 1918 to 1945.
Thomas Penson De Quincey (15 August 17858 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).
Thomas Henry Ismay (7 January 1837 – 23 November 1899) was the founder of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, more commonly known as the White Star Line.
Thomas Round (18 October 1915 – 2 October 2016) was an English opera singer and actor, best known for his performances in the leading tenor roles of the Savoy Operas and grand opera.
Timothy James Farron (born 27 May 1970) is a British politician who was the Leader of the Liberal Democrats between July 2015 and July 2017.
Troy Donockley (born 30 May 1964) is an English composer and multi-instrumentalist most known for his playing of Uilleann pipes.
The Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery is a museum in Carlisle, Cumbria, in England.
Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approximately nine miles (14.5 kilometres) long and 0.75 miles (1,200 m) wide with a maximum depth of slightly more than.
Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England.
The Ulverston Canal is a canal in the town of Ulverston, Cumbria, England.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
The University of Cumbria is a public university in Cumbria.
Val-de-Reuil is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in north-western France.
Victor Metcalfe (3 February 1922 – 6 April 2003) was a professional footballer who was born in Barrow-in-Furness where his father played rugby league for Barrow.
Vickerstown is an area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England covered by the wards of Walney North and Walney South.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
The Isle of Walney, also known as Walney Island, is an island off the west coast of England, at the western end of Morecambe Bay.
Wasdale Head is a scattered agricultural hamlet in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England.
Wast Water or Wastwater is a lake located in Wasdale, a valley in the western part of the Lake District National Park, England.
Wayne John Curtis (born 6 March 1980) is an English retired football striker.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.
Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.
Westmorland and Lonsdale is a constituency in the south of Cumbria, represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Tim Farron, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats (2015-2017).
Whinfell Forest is now a small area of woodland in the parish of Brougham, Cumbria, south east of Penrith in Cumbria and just off the A66 road leading to Appleby-in-Westmorland.
The Whinlatter Pass is a mountain pass in the English Lake District.
White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
Whitehaven is a town and port on the coast of Cumbria, England.
Whitehaven R.L.F.C. is a professional rugby league club playing in Whitehaven in west Cumbria.
Whitworths is a dried fruit, home baking and snack products company, established in 1886 based in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, UK.
Wigton is a market town in Cumbria, England.
William II (Old Norman: Williame; – 2 August 1100), the third son of William the Conqueror, was King of England from 1087 until 1100, with powers over Normandy, and influence in Scotland.
William Stephen Ian Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, (28 June 1918 – 1 July 1999), often known as Willie Whitelaw, was a British Conservative Party politician who served in a wide number of Cabinet positions, most notably as Home Secretary and de facto Deputy Prime Minister.
William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Willie Horne (–) was an English rugby league footballer.
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England.
The Windermere branch line, also called the Lakes line is the railway line from Oxenholme to Kendal and Windermere in North West England.
Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories (formerly Windermere Steamboat Museum) is a museum currently under redevelopment on the eastern shore of Windermere between Bowness-on-Windermere and the town of Windermere in Cumbria, England.
Windermere is a town and civil parish in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.
Workington is an historic industrial town and civil parish at the mouth of the River Derwent on the west coast of Cumbria, England.
Workington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Workington Association Football Club is an English football club based in Workington, Cumbria.
Workington Town R.L.F.C. is a semi-professional rugby league club playing in Workington in west Cumbria.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a national park in England covering most of the Yorkshire Dales.
Zreče is a town and a municipality in northeast Slovenia.