Location of 6 High Rake

54.545628, -2.961322


From the North and South

Leave the M6 at junction 40
Take the exit onto the A66 towards Keswick
Take the A592 to Glenridding (signed for Ullswater)
Go into Glenridding
Turn right before the bridge (just past the Inn on the Lake)
Go round the semi-circle
Turn left, just by the Fairlight Cafe (sgned for Gillside Farm and Helvellyn Youth Hostel)
Follow this road (Greenside Road) up the hill
Stay on this road as it bears to the right a little way after The Travellers Rest pub (left will take you to Gillside Farm camping site which is in wrong direction)
The road then bears round to the left, you will see a "no vehicles expect for access" sign
Follow the road passed 2 rows of cottages on your right
The road then becomes a bumpy gravelled track - care should be taken here, especially in low vehicles
6 High Rake is the end cottage in the last row of cottages (it is the only one painted cream)
There is parking for 1 car at the bottom of the garden (on the grassy bit), or in the layby opposite (please park considerately and be careful not to block access for neighbouring cottages)
Please remember to keep the gates to the cottage and garden to prevent sheep from entering the garden

The postcode for 2 Low Rake is CA11 0QN.

Please note that your satnav might take you on a more scenic route which takes you over Kirkstone pass, a high and steep mountain pass. This should be taken with great care in winter conditions. The route described above is the simpler one.