St Bridget's Church Bridekirk
Main A594 Road Dovenby
Tallentire Village from the hill
Bridekirk Dovenby School
Lakes Fells from Tallentire Hill
Tallentire looking north
Tallentire looking South
A panorama from Tallentire Hill towards the coast. Criffel in Scotland in the distance
Medieval St Bridget's
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Bridekirk Parish is near Cockermouth and comprises the three villages of Bridekirk, Tallentire and Dovenby, with the surrounding countryside.
Latest Parish News
When entering Tallentire from the south, traffic needs to circulate round the one way system. a few metres before reaching the one way system, is the entry to Highcroft Close. Many drivers who do not know the area mistake this turning for the start of the one way system. GPS users may also be confused by the advanced request to turn left. Small vehicles can easily find their way out, but an HGV will probably struggle.
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Changes to Geological Disposal search area announced
It has now been decided that disposal of nuclear waste underground in our area would not be appropriate because the geology is unsuitable.