How to get toThe Rum Storycar-free

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Visit The Rum Story car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s a 10-minute stroll through the town from Whitehaven train station to The Rum Story. It’s just over an hour’s train ride from Carlisle, with connections from around the north of England.

There are also buses from Workington and other local towns, which stop nearby.

Our journey planner will show you train and bus times and walking routes.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About The Rum Story

Come and learn the haunting history of this small port town’s most traded liquor, know as the dark spirit of Whitehaven.

For any queries about visiting contact The Rum Story on 01946 592933 or

Address: 27 Lowther St, Whitehaven CA28 7DN. Visit Website