Location of Rigg Green Cottage

54.389656, -3.332334

Directions

From the South

  • Leave the M6 motorway at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.
  • Follow signs to Barrow (A590).
  • Turn right to Workington (A5092) 3 miles beyond Newby Bridge and follow this road to Broughton-in-Furness (10 miles).
  • Turn right to Ulpha before the River Duddon (3/4 mile beyond Broughton).
  • After 4 miles turn left in Ulpha village to the steep hill signed Eskdale.
  • Follow the fell road to Eskdale (6 miles).
  • Keep going past the George IV pub, over the ratty bridge and into the centre of the village.
  • Go past the village shop and down the hill.
  • At the bottom of the hill, go round the corner and Rigg Green Cottage is on your right (turn right as though you're going to the village school (Rigg Green Cottage which is no 3, is the right hand side cottage (far end) of the row of cottages just after you have turned into the lane. Parking is in front of the cottge


Please note: if you have satellite navigation, the recommended route often appears to be over Wrynose and Hardknott passes which can be very lovely but are incredibly steep (England's steepest road with gradients of up to one in three), windy and narrow. Following this route is shorter in distance but certainly not quicker than the directions shown above.

The postcode for Rigg Green Cottage is: CA19 1TL

From the North

  • Leave the M6 at Carlisle (junction 44) and follow the A595 (signed Barrow).
  • Turn off at Gosforth and follow the road (6 miles) to Eskdale.
  • Go past the Bower House Inn (on your right)
  • Then round a steep corner and Rigg Cottage is the next turning on your left.
  • Turn left (as though you're going to the village school and Rigg Green cottage , otherwise known as 3 Rigg Cottages, is the right hand side cottage (far end) of the row of cottages just after you have truned into the lane. Parking is in front of the cottage.