Millom Without Parish Council is situated in the Copeland constituency of South West Cumbria. The Parish footprint is either in the Lake District National Park or within what is regarded as the setting of the Lake District National Park.
The picturesque area is predominately Pastoral Farmland, Open Fell and Marshland. Within its boundary are the villages of The Green, The Hill, Lady Hall and Thwaites. On the North West side, shadowed by Black Combe, is the Whicham Valley and to the South the Duddon Estuary.
On its borders are the villages of Silecroft, Kirksanton Haverigg, Broughton in Furness, Foxfield, Kirkby in Furness, Ireleth, Askam and the town of Millom. On the horizon are the Lake District Fells which include Coniston, Langdale and Scafell Ranges and is the gateway to the Ulpha, Duddon and Lickle Valley(s).
The Duddon Estuary is a designated SSSI and RAMSAR site (1990). Wordsworth wrote extensively of the Duddon, a river he knew and loved from his early years.
The Parish has approximately 900 Residents.
The main industry in this and surrounding areas is Tourism and its relevant services. Farming is also predominant and in Millom there are a number of small industrial units.