Location of Crown Cottage
From the North and South
Exit the M6 at Junction 40
Take the A66 Westbound signposted for Keswick
Stay on this road for about 19 miles, by passing Keswick and Portinscale
Take the first turn off for Braithwaite on your right (signed for Lorton, Braithwaite and Newlands Valley)
Continue through the village until you reach the Royal Oak pub on your left.
There are then 2 options
Just after the Royal Oak take the sharp left hand turn down a narrow road (care is required)
Turn right just in front of The Ivy House and Crown Cottage (2 Crown Cottages, with the gabled porch) is on your right after about 50m
Instead of turning left after the Royal Oak, stay on the road as it narrows - there will be rock face and some outbuildings on your right
Just after these garages take the sharp left hand turn (as if you were almost going back on yourself) and Crown Cottage (2 Crown Cottages, with the gabled porch) is on your left after about 10m
There is parking for one medium/large car or two small cars at the cottage (further on street parking can be found in the village, please park considerately). Please take care when driving and parking here as the roads in this part of the village are narrow.
The postcode for Crown Cottage is CA12 5SY