At the other end of the line lies Barrow-in-Furness, still famous for ship building and specialising in submarines.
Around Barrow there are three internationally renowned nature reserves and you will also see evidence of settlement dating back to at least Viking times.
And although we all know the saying "opposites attract", our experience has shown that more often than not, it's the things in common we find between us that bind us together and help our relationships grow.That's why we created Cuddly Free And Single - to help larger singles (and let's face it, that's most of us) find others who share the same interests.If you are planning to stay in West Cumbria and want to explore the natural and cultural heritage in more detail, why not contact the specialist Blue Badge Guides?They can show you round or supply you with self guided walks.Not only is this line abounding in coastal scenery but it also runs through the Lake District National Park and offers views of the famous fells and the rolling pastures of the Solway Plain and Furness Peninsula.
The line also traces many thousands of years of history as it runs close to ancient British stone circles, the western extension of Hadrian's Wall, historic ports and centres of mining and industry.
Not only are the Solway and Morecambe Bay SSSIs but with the Duddon estuary, all are part of the Natura 2000 network of internationally protected areas with some of the largest concentrations of wildlife in the UK.
These three estuaries include Special Protection Areas (SPAs), Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and have RAMSAR designation for the wetlands.
Many of the railway lines, not just here but across the world, came from Workington, almost mid-way along the line.
At one end of the line is Carlisle, dating from its time as a centre of Roman power on Hadrian's Wall and now the county town for Cumbria.
Take a look at describes the best attractions across Cumbria and how to reach them via public transport.