Workington is a town in the west of Cumbria and on the north-western English coast. A Viking settlement and later an important producer of coal during the Industrial Revolution, modern-day Workington is a pretty and bustling town with plenty to see and do. Shopaholics can enjoy the range of independent and high-street shops in the town, whilst historians can visit the Helena Thompson Museum. Nature-lovers can explore the beautiful surrounding countryside, whilst foodies can enjoy the range of restaurants and pubs in the town. Young families will be delighted with the excellent schools serving Workington and its surrounding area. Properties to rent in Workington are fantastically affordable, including terraces and flats perfect for young professionals to expansive homes in the nearby countryside.