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Location of Allerdale Borough within Cumbria
Allerdale is a borough in Cumbria. The main towns are Workington, Cockermouth and Keswick.

LGBT history

The poet F W H Myers was born in Keswick in 1843.[1]

The Steam Packet Inn in Workington was at one time listed as a gay pub, and Workington was described as Cumbria's most gay-friendly town.[2]


  2. Times and Star, 17 February 2006. Accessed: 2015-03-31. (Archived by WebCite® at