Location of Winder Ghyll
From the North
Leave the M6 at junction 40 (Penrith)
At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A66 eastbound
After 1/2 a mile take the 4th exit at the roundabout onto the A6 South (if coming from the East on the A66 take the 1st exit to A6 South)
Follow the road through the Eamont Bridge
Turn right onto the B5320 signposted Pooley Bridge and Ullswater
Continue over the motorway and railway
After passing through Tirril turn left into a narrow lane signposted Celleron and Askham
Continue up the lane for nearly a mile
At the junction at the top turn left signposted Askham and Haweswater
Keep going for almost a mile along a winding lane until you see an entrance on the right with green signs saying High Winder House and Cottage
Turn right over the cattle grid and follow the drive
After a second cattle grid the drive swings left up the hill through the fields
Do not head straight ahead at this point or you will end up at a nearby farm!Â
Continue up through the fields and you will see High Winder ahead of you.
From the South
Leave the M6 at junction 39 and turn left at the end of the slip road.
After 1/2 a mile turn right onto the A6 and continue through Shap
After Hackthorpe turn left signposted Askham and follow the road to Lowther Park.
In Askham turn right and just after leaving the village, bear left into a narrow lane
Continue for about 1 mile and turn left at the green sign isaying 'High Winder House and Cottages and then as above.
Please use these directions when making the final approach from Askham or Celleron as Satnav systems will almost certainly take you somewhere else as the postcode, CA10 2LS, covers a wide area!