River Cocker

Crummock Water to Southwaite Bridge

Grade 1/2
Length 8 km
Current Level low @0.81 yesterday at 15:00

The difficulty in this section, if any, lies in the first kilometre, where the river is narrower and trees may be an issue. The remainder is flat and meanders through the scenic valley bottom. The occasional fence may be lurking in the lower section. ... read more about Crummock Water to Southwaite Bridge

Southwaite Bridge to Cockermouth

Grade 2/3
Length 3 km
Current Level low @0.81 yesterday at 15:00

Often paddled in conjunction with the top section, this part of the river conveniently contains all the whitewater interest if you're after a quick blast down a shorter section. The run starts with a small weir - beware the towback in high levels. The best section of this run is the final kilometre through the town, where the river yields a number of bouncy grade 3's with nice surf waves at certain levels. ... read more about Southwaite Bridge to Cockermouth