Location of Burnthwaite Farm Cottage

Directions

From the South

  • Leave the M6 motorway at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.
  • Follow signs to Barrow (A590).
  • Turn right to Workington (A5092)
  • Follow the coastal road (A595) through Bootle & Waberthwaite
  • Go past Ravenglass and after a couple of miles turn right towards Santon Bridge (just before the Esso garage on the left)
  • Make your way to Santon Bridge and at the end of the road turn left.
  • After 50 yards turn right (signed to Wasdale)
  • Go along this road for about five minutes and you will pass over a bridge.
  • Once over the bridge, immediately turn right and then right again (signed Wasdale Head).
  • Carry on along this road as it takes you to the lake and then alongside it.
  • At the T-Junction turn right, still following the lake which is on your right.
  • You will eventually go over a small hump backed bridge and a cattle grid. Keep on going along the road for a couple of miles.
  • You will then come to the village green which is a triangle of grass - there are normally cars parked here. At the triangle of grass, turn right (there is a sign to Burnthwaite Farm.
  • Go past Lingmell House and past the church on a gravelled track. Burnthwaite Farm is at the end of this track.

The postcode for Burnthwaite Farm Cottage is CA20 1EX

From the North

  • Leave the M6 at Carlisle (junction 44) (or Junction 40 at Penrith if coming from the South) and follow the A595 (signed Barrow).
  • A few miles after you have gone through Calder Bridge and turn off right to Gosforth (it is well signed).
  • Turn left at the mini roundabout (where there is a triangle of pubs).
  • Keep on the road (following signs for Wasdale and then Wasdale Head).
  • You will eventually come to Wastwater lake and need to keep this to your right as you travel along the length of it (still following signs for Wasdale Head).
  • You will eventually go over a small hump backed bridge and a cattle grid. Keep on going along the road for a couple of miles.
  • You will then come to the village green which is a triangle of grass - there are normally cars parked here. At the triangle of grass, turn right (there is a sign to Burnthwaite Farm.
  • Go past Lingmell House and past the church on a gravelled track. Burnthwaite Farm is at the end of this track.

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