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Ackenthwaite, Cumbria

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Ackenthwaite, Cumbria

Ackenthwaite is a hamlet in Cumbria, England. Ackenthwaite has a postbox, a telephone box a few farms, a small farmers pub and a few old buildings including the "old workhouse" which was in fact a workhouse, then a mental institution and then was a storage warehouse. It was then converted into flats and now stands as 5 houses. Built up around the old workhouse is the estate of Owlet Ash. Ackenthwaite was the location for Libby's which is an old factory for Nestle.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridSD5081
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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