IF you are looking for something to do in Whitehaven this weekend then look no further. 

Here at The Whitehaven News we've compiled together a list of the Top 10 things to do in Whitehaven and Copeland this weekend. 

We hope you find something for you to enjoy this bank holiday. 

  1. The Leyland National 50 bus event will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday. Vintage vehicles manufactured by Leyland buses will be at Whitehaven Marina offering a park and ride service around the town centre and to Lillyhall where the old factory stands. There will also be continental markets to enjoy. 
  2. The Gaiety Cinema is also a great place to go if you're a movie lover. This week they'll be showing The Bad Guys and The Lost City.
  3. Bank Holiday weekends are a perfect time to enjoy the Lake District. Why not head down to Ennerdale or Wasdale for a hike or a drink in a lovely country pub? 
  4. The La'al Ratty is a great place for a family day out. Visitors can enjoy a novelty train journey through the countryside around Eskdale. 
  5. Just a stone's throw away from The La'al Ratty is Muncaster Castle. A historic site surrounded by luxurious grounds and gardens. You can enjoy the castle's rich history or partake in the many activities going on around the grounds. 
  6. On Friday Rosehill Theatre will be showing a screening of the classic story Phantom of the Opera. There is also an art exhibtion in the theatre showing how Covid has affected the area. 
  7. If you are a rugby league lover you won't want to miss Whitehaven RL's match against Bradford Bulls. They will be playing against the Bulls at The LEL Arena this Sunday. 
  8. There are some real hidden gems in Copeland to enjoy a truly relaxing weekend. Why not head down to Longland's Lake or Clint's Quarry for a nice walk in the countryside. 
  9. Bank Holiday weekend will be a perfect time to enjoy the nightlife. You could always go into Whitehaven and go around the pubs and clubs that the town has on offer. 
  10. There are a number of independent shops in Whitehaven like Richardson's and The Rum Story shop which offer a great place to buy quality goods.