Location of High Swinside Farmhouse

54.609261, -3.2868


Directions from the North or South

Leave the M6 at junction 40 (Penrith)
Take the A66 westbound (signed for Keswick/Workington)
Follow the A66 for a further two miles past Keswick
Turn left into the village of Braithwaite
Follow the B5292 (Lorton) through the village
You will go over the Whinlatter Pass to the Visitor Centre at the top
Approx 1.5 miles after the Visitor Centre, take a left fork signposted 'Hopebeck - Narrow Gated Road'

Half a mile along this road, take a further narrow left fork in the road
There is no sign at the turn but there is a small wood at the junction
You will need to open and close behind you the gate across the road

High Swinside Farm is just below you on the hillside, and is reached by a tight U- turn to the right, back along the track to High Swinside track
If this is too tight for your vehicle, carry on 30m to turning space.

Please be aware of free roaming sheep and close all gates behind you. It is not advisable to use sat nav to reach High Swinside.