Location of Howgate Foot

54.567675, -2.744681


Take junction 40 off the M6 at the roundabout take the second exit on to the A66
At the next roundabout take the fourth exit onto the A6 signposted for Shap
At the next roundabout take the first exit (Shap) to stay on the A6
After driving through a village called Clifton, take the right hand turn for Lowther and Askham
After about half a mile, bear right following the sign for Askham
Follow this road all the way to Akham - you'll go over a few cattlegrids and you'll need to keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists and livestock
On entering Askham, drive through main street, Askham Hall will be on your right and the Punchbowl in on your left
Go to the end of the road and turn left towards Bampton/Bampton Grange
After about 400m there is a turning on the left signed for Whale and Knipe. Follow this road (please take extra care as the road is narrow and there aren't many passing places)
About 2 miles down this road, you will have passed Whale and the view will open up and you will come to a gate in the road next to a phone box
At this point your sat nav will send you right, down a small hill -  however, ignore sat nav at this point and turn left following direction to Shap and Bampton Grange
Please ensure the gates are closed properly
After around 100m, when you have passed Knipe Hall on your left, watch out for a stone structure on your right
At this point turn left down the small side road and Howgate Foot is the first building on the right

The postcode for Howgate Foot is CA10 2PU. Please follow the above directions to reach the cottage (the postcode covers a wide area and so won't take you directly to the property).