Walks around Workington
Curwen Park / Millfield
This walk takes you round in a circle and is mostly on even paths, but there are some uneven steps down to Millfield from Curwen Park.
It takes around 18-36 minutes and is roughly 1.2miles.
Start at Curwen Hall and take in the history around you. if you are very quiet you may seen some rabbits making the most of the Hall courtyard.
On the way down to Millfield, look out for squirrels and woodpecker. Once at MIll Stream, depending on the time of year, be on the look out for fluffy ducks/ducklings and swans/cygnets. There are also plenty of fish in the stream and you may also see a heron watching them.
Harrington Nature Reserve
Harrington Nature Reserve is one of two Local
Nature Reserves (LNRs) in the Workington area
and is great for a quick and easy, enjoyable
stroll, covering one mile. It consists of a disused
reservoir and the narrow wooded valley of Eller
The reserve is home to some amazing wildlife so take your camera/phone with you!
This walk takes around 15-30 minutes and is all on an even path so is wheel friendly.
St. Michael's Churchyard
This circular walk is on tarmac paths through the grounds of a major landmark in Workington. St Michael's is known to have been a place of worship since at least the twelfth century. The church was gutted by fire in 1994, but has since been rebuilt, boasting underfloor heating! The route provides a short, pleasant stroll, taking you down an avenue of Norway Maples lining the drive, without having to leave the comforts of the town centre.
This walk takes around 10-15 minutes and is all on an even path so is wheel friendly.
This walk follows a network of tarmac paths through Vulcan Park. Where there are steps, an alternative route is available.
The park is a very pleasant retreat near the centre of Workington and offers 14 acres of parkland for visitors and townspeople to enjoy.
This walk takes around 10-20 minutes and is all on an even path so is wheel friendly.
There is much heritage and history to be found in Workington, not always obvious at first glance.
Download our heritage trail guide which has been designed to give you the chance to become intrigued by the town and encourage you to look for further information.