Wigton is a small medieval market town just outside the Lake District in Cumbria. In the charming triangular market place there stands an impressive granite and bronze memorial fountain, which was built in 1872 and replaced the original wooden market cross. Regular livestock sales still take place here and it has a bustling, thriving market. A meander through the streets uncovers many sites of interest, with historic buildings and impressive Georgian and Victorian architecture.

There are many shops and cafes scattered around the town, mainly specialist and family owned businesses, and with a sports centre, bowling alley and tennis courts there is plenty to see and do. 

Wigton is an ideal place for outdoor...

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Meadowbank Farm Studio

Wigton, North Lakes

Meadowbank Farm Studio is a listed farm building which houses a wonderful art gallery. For a day out with a differnce visitors to the studio are treated to some wonderful paintings whilst gaining an...

Shaw Meats Ltd.

Wigton, North Lakes

Shaw Meats are a family run business based in the heart of Cumbria. The well established master butchers provides top quality meats and a range of produce to the public and businesses throughout the...

Holme Cultram Abbey

Wigton, West Lakes & Coast

Holme Cultram Abbey in West Cumbria is a magnificent red sandstone Abbey in the village of Abbeytown. The turbulent history and legend surrounding this stunning piece of architecture is well...

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