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View the county from your desktop

View the county from the comfort of your office or home PC.

There are a number of automatic cameras around Cumbria beaming images around the globe.

Featuring well known locations, buildings and views the webcams are a great way to check the weather or see for yourself places you are thinking of visiting.

From Workington to Keswick and Carlisle to Nenthead the webcams cover the whole county.

Ambleside webcam

Ambleside webcam
Ambleside webcam

This webcam features the Rothay Valley including Lanty Scar, Nab Scar and Fairfield Ridge from Ambleside.

View the webcam here »

Bayles webcam

Bayles webcam
Bayles webcam

This webcam is high on the fells over looking Alston towards Mount Hooley and Blagill.

Alston Moor is part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

View the webcam here »

BBC Cumbria studio A webcam

BBC Radio Cumbria studio A
Ian Timms in studio A

This is a view from our webcam in Cubicle A at BBC Radio Cumbria.

Normally you'll be able to watch Ian Timms and Kevin Fernihough broadcast their weekday programmes from this studio. The camera is live from 6am to midnight and refreshes every 10 minutes.

View the webcam here »

BBC Cumbria studio B webcam

Gordon Swindlehurst in studio B
Gordon Swindlehurst in studio B

This is a view of Cubicle B at BBC Radio Cumbria. Mike Parr, Gordon Swindlehurst and Ian Timms usually broadcast their weekday programmes from this studio.

The camera is live from 6am to midnight and refreshes every 10 minutes.

View the webcam here »

Borrowdale

Borrowdale Valley
Borrowdale Valley

The view of Hope Park, Derwent Water and the Borrowdale Valley from Keswick

View the webcam here »

Carlisle Castle webcam

Carlisle Castle webcam
Carlisle Castle webcam

This medieval castle has been a cornerstone of the history of Carlisle for over 900 years.

Today it is the vista from our webcam site based high on our BBC offices.

View the webcam here »

Coniston webcam

Coniston webcam
Coniston webcam

The village of Coniston, in South Cumbria, is famous for The Old Man of Coniston, Coniston Water and Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin.

From the webcam you can see St Andrew's Church to the right of the image.

View the webcam here »

Eskdale webcam

Eskdale webcam
Eskdale webcam

The camera looks out over Eskdale Green - a popular starting point for walkers venturing in to the forests of Miterdale and Giggle Alley.

A Japanese water garden can be found in Giggle Alley Forest featuring bamboo thickets and maples.

View the webcam here »

Glenridding webcam

Glenridding webcam
Glenridding webcam

The name "Glenridding" means "glen overgrown with bracken".

Glenridding is located on the A592 and sits on the southwestern side of Ullswater.

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Howhill webcam

Howhill webcam
Howhill webcam

This webcam has a fantastic view from high up on the fells outside of Alston.

Alston is reputed to be England's highest market town and is noted for its delightful cobbled main street and its Market Cross in the centre of the town.

View the webcam here »

Keswick webcam - mountain view

Keswick webcam
Keswick webcam

Keswick is situated on the edge of Derwent Water, on the south side of Skiddaw.

Almost all of the town is Victorian and was built on the former railway line from Penrith.

View the webcam here »

Keswick webcam - town view

Keswick town centre
Keswick town webcam

This webcam looks across the Market Square area of Keswick with the Moot Hall to the right.

Market days in Keswick are Thursday and Saturday.

View the webcam here »

Nenthead webcam

Nenthead webcam
Nenthead webcam

This webcam looks across Nenthead near Alston and up Fiddlers.

Alston Moor and the surrounding fells have been mined for silver, lead, coal and anthracite since Roman times.

View the webcam here »

Scafell Pike webcam

Wasdale webcam
Wasdale webcam

The Scafell Webcam overlooks Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.

This area is popular with walkers and runners taking part in the Three Peaks Challenge.

View the webcam here »

Whitehaven webcam

Whitehaven Harbour
Whitehaven Harbour

Positioned high above the harbour in Whitehaven this camera has views of the boats and tongues of the harbour area.

View the webcam here »

Workington town centre

Workington town centre
Workington town centre

This webcam shows The Hub in the recently redeveloped Workington town centre.

The Hub is a new outdoor performance space in Workington. The area has a canopy overhead, incorporating lighting and state of the art 3D sound technology.

View the webcam here »




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