Great Clifton Old School
Great Clifton shown within Cumbria
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The Village contains three pubs (Market Cross, The Queens Head (formerly the Lions Club) and The Old Ginn House, the latter also being a hotel and a restaurant. The village is also home too a Post Office and a General Store.
The village school, Derwent Vale Primary School, was built in 1995. The previous school was opposite the old pit and still stands now, only as a house.
There are several wind farms nearby, one being the Winscales Moor Wind Farm whose Community Fund has contributed money to the local village hall. Workington Town Centre is 3 miles west of the Village and Cockermouth is 7 miles East of it.
The local Rugby League team, the Great Clifton Lions, currently compete in the CARLA League.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Allerdale Retrieved 2009-11-23
- Smith, Aidan (19 February 2011). "Interview: John Burridge, football veteran". The Scotsman. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
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