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Re-locating to the Lake District

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EMMIE2018 Sun 12-Jan-20 00:39:24

Has anybody visited the town of Aspatria in Cumbria? I am thinking of moving my family to a small village there and would like to know if anybody has any advice/opinions of it or the surrounding areas please? Would be much appreciated thanks

Bowerbird5 Sat 14-Mar-20 02:21:48

Hhhmmm. Aspatria isn’t in the Lake District. I don’t know much about it. What has made you chose Aspatria?

MayDayFightsBack Sat 14-Mar-20 02:39:25

Aspatria is a bit grim to be honest. The main part is spread all along one long road so it doesn’t really have a villagey feel (it’s not a town). It has some nice houses dotted about but has a generally depressed air in my opinion. There’s not a lot going on there and it’s definitely not part of the Lake District. There are much nicer places to live in Cumbria.

PippaPegg Sat 14-Mar-20 02:44:15

Why?

Aspatria is grim AF. What are you hoping to get out of it?

Bowerbird5 Sat 14-Mar-20 02:54:30

That is what I have heard too. I have only been their twice. Once was to a church event. There are some lovely villages on the coast around the Solway.

lovelyupnorth Sat 04-Apr-20 22:07:20

Take you banjo.

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