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Safety and security

Moving from a big city? It's understandable that you'd have concerns about the safety of an area before you take the step to set up home. But, you don't need to worry.

Cumbria is renowned for its low-crime rate, making it the perfect place to get settled. Whichever area you choose, it's likely you'll find a friendly and close-knit community.

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Sarah and Arun say Barrow is perfect for family life

"The crime levels are low and the people we have been involved with are all lovely people, we have never felt out of place."

Read the couple's story

Where to choose?

Not sure which area would suit your lifestyle? Click below to explore the county in more detail.

If you're moving with a family, see what Cumbria has to offer in it's close-knit communities, fantastic schools and perfect surroundings.

We even have a Where's my nearest map to help you find the best area for you; just pick a location and see where the nearest schools, hospitals, and leisure facilities are.