At the roundabout at Cockermouth take the left turn A5086 (signed Egremont - the Premier Inn 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 to the village of Ennerdale Bridge for 2.6 miles, past the Shepherd's Arms Hotel and bear right to follow the road for a further 30 meters
You will see a sign on the inside of a lane to your right for the Fox and Hounds pub and after this is a sign for The Gather (a large wooden-panelled cafe building) on your right; turn in towards The Gather, but then bear left into the driveway for Thorntrees, which is very clearly signposted
The postcode for Thorntrees is CA23 3AR. We would advise that you follow the above directions to reach the cottage.