Location of Aiverthwaite

54.736174, -3.162175

Directions

TRAVELLING DIRECTIONS FROM M6 SOUTH

Leave the M6 at junction 41 and take first exit off roundabout signposted for Wigton on the B5305.  Continue on this road for approximately 6 miles, then take the left-hand turning for Hesket Newmarket and Caldbeck on the B5299.

Continue on this road, passing through the villages of Hesket Newmarket and Caldbeck. Carry on heading for Uldale and Keswick until you cross a cattle grid and onto the Caldbeck common.  This is an unfenced road and sheep have the right of way!

Once on the common, take the third turning to the right, signposted for Aspatria, Ireby and Mealsgate.  Climb this short hill, over another cattle grid and leaving the common. After one mile take the left-hand turning for Ireby. After a quarter of a mile take the left-hand turn signposted for Aughertree. Continue another half mile passing Croft House Farm, Aiverthwaite is the left-hand property in a block of three. Please drive around the properties to the back, go through the wide wooden gates and park in the rear yard.


TRAVELLING DIRECTIONS FROM M6 NORTH.

Leave the M6 motorway at junction 42.  Take the exit off the roundabout signposted for Dalston (5 miles).  After approximately 2 miles go straight over the staggered crossroads, signposted to Dalston and Welton.

Drive on until you cross a small, narrow bridge and arrive at a T-junction facing the Bridge End pub.  Turn left, signposted for Caldbeck and Welton.  Follow this road without turning off for approximately four and a quarter miles until you reach a crossroads (you will pass through the small hamlet of Welton en-route).

Go straight over at the crossroads, signposted for Caldbeck and Keswick (B5299). Drive up the long, straight hill and then bear right at the top, then continue until you cross the cattle grid onto the Caldbeck Common.  This is an unfenced road and sheep have the right of way!  After two and a quarter miles you arrive at a T-junction.  Turn right, signposted for Keswick, Ireby & Uldale.

Take the right-hand turn signposted for Aspatria, Ireby & Mealsgate.  Climb this short hill, over another cattle grid and leaving the common. After one mile take the left-hand turning for Ireby.  After a quarter of a mile take the left-hand turn signposted for Aughertree.  Continue another half mile passing Croft House Farm, Aiverthwaite is the left-hand property in a block of three.  Please drive around the properties to the back, go through the wide wooden gates and park in the rear yard.