Location of Whitesyke

54.427349, -3.355577

Directions

From the South 
Leave the M6 at Junction 36 and follow the A590 and then the A595 signposted to Whitehaven and Workington.  
Eventually pass through Holmrook and then after another 5 miles turn right into Gosforth village (signposted Gosforth, Eskdale and Wasdale).
Pass through the village ignoring a right hand turn off for Eskdale, and keep to the Wasdale road. 
Stay on this road for two miles and then take a right hand turn down a narrow lane signposted for Nether Wasdale.
After half a mile take the left turning which turns sharply back on itself.
The wooden gateway to Whitesyke is just on this junction (please make sure that the gate is kept closed), follow the driveway up to the cottage.

From the North
Leave the M6 at Junction 40 (Penrith) 
Take the A66 west toward Workington, and then the A595 to Whitehaven and Egremont. 
Once south of Egremont pass through Calder Bridge, with Gosforth the next village en route.  
Turn left into Gosforth and then keep left at the mini roundabout. Pass through the village ignoring a right hand turn off for Eskdale, and keep to the Wasdale road. 
Stay on this road for two miles and then take a right hand turn down a narrow lane signposted for Nether Wasdale.
After half a mile take the left turning which turns sharply back on itself.
The wooden gateway to Whitesyke is just on this junction (please make sure that the gate is kept closed), follow the driveway up to the cottage