Parish Profile

Hesket Parish, in the County of Cumbria, is proud of its heritage as part of the Ancient Forest of Inglewood. It is the second largest of Eden District’s fifty three Parish Councils. The present electorate approximately 2100, although this changes almost monthly.

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Parish Council Information

The Parish consists of three Wards, Armathwaite, Calthwaite and Southwaite, each being represented by five elected members, making a total of fifteen Councillors. Also in attendance at meetings are two representatives from Eden District Council together with the Cumbria County

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Local Area

Find out more about the local services and amenities of the area. There are several churches, schools and pubs, a village shop and Post Office in Armathwaite and Doctors Surgery situated halfway between Low and High Hesket. Each village also has

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