Leave the M6 at Junction 40 (Penrith). Follow the A66 westbound to Cockermouth. At the roundabout at Cockermouth take the left turn A5086 (Signed Egremont - the Sheep and Wool Centre is on your left hand side). Follow this road for 7.4 miles, then after Lamplugh take a left turn (signposted for Ennerdale/Kirkland and there is a brown sign for Low Cock How Riding Stables). Follow this road through Kirkland into Ennerdale Bridge. Continue through Ennerdale Bridge, signposted Cleator Moor, for approximately half mile. Turn left onto the road signposted Calder Bridge and Gosforth. The driveway to Swinside Cottage can be found on the first turn off on the right about 1/2 mile along the road.
Please note the driveway down to the cottage is a typical farm driveway and is not hard surfaced.
Parking is in front of the cottage.
The postcode for Swinside Cottage is CA23 3AQ. Please be aware that Sat Navs will not take you directly to the cotttage, please follow these directions provided once in Ennerdale.