Location of Iona Cottage

54.550531, -2.747923

Directions

From the South

  • Take junction 39 off the M6
  • Follow signs for Shap A6
  • Follow the A6 through Shap
  • Take the left turning signposted for Bampton and Haweswater
  • Follow this road for just over three miles through Bampton Grange passing the Crown and Mitre pub on your right and going over a bridge
  • Taking the next left then soon after the next right signposted for Haweswater and Mardale
  • Just after going over another small bridge take the turning right, over a cattle grid and the parking is the middle and furthest parking spaces of the three on the right.
  • The entrance to Iona Cottage is the door in the far right hand corner of the cottages
  • When walking from the parking area to the property please keep to the narrow path on the left-hand side of the wall, avoiding the neighbouring property's driveway.

From the North

  • 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 turn right for Tirril on the the B5320
  • Continue for 3/4 mile then take the left hand fork for Askham and Haweswater
  • Follow this road until Bampton Village. Take the right hand turning signed for Haweswater and Mardale
  • Continue for 1/2 mile then take the first left signposted for Bampton Grange and Shap
  • Take the next left over a cattle grid and parking is the middle and furthest parking spaces of the three on the right.
  • The entrance to Iona Cottage is the door in the far right hand corner of the cottages
  • When walking from the parking area to the property please keep to the narrow path on the left-hand side of the wall, avoiding the neighbouring property's driveway.
The Postcode for Iona Cottage is CA10 2RJ
To gain access to the back door of the property, walk out of the driveway onto the road and turn right heading back up the hill.  The entrance is the 3rd, 5-bar gate with a sign "Iona Cottage" on it (just after the red post box set into the wall).