Whitehaven International Festival

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Welcome to Whitehaven

Theres never a bad time to visit this delightful part of the country. there are coastal paths, beautiful beaches, historic towns, hills, fells and lakes. Everything a family could want for the perfect holiday. The town itself is full of stunning architecture, set in an early grid pattern.

There are many interesting small shops, cafes and open spaces to enjoy in the town and makes a perfect destination for short weekend spa holidays . Whitehaven is a must for history lovers and its connections with the United States alone read like something out of a story book. Home Port of John Paul Jones, the founder of the US Navy, home town of President George Washingtons father and one of the leading ports in the early and lucrative American Trading routes.