Location of Wilkinsyke Farm Cottage

54.539708, -3.273411

Directions

From the North or South

Leave the M6 at junction 40 (Penrith) and follow the A66 westbound for Keswick
Stay on the A66 for just over 18 miles
Turn left into Braithwaite, also signed for Newlands Valley
Turn left onto Croft Terrace
Follow the signs for Newlands Valley and Buttermere
At the end of the pass turn right into Buttermere Village
Go down the short steep hill with the church on your right
Almost immediately, at the sign for the ice cream shop, turn left
Drive slowly through the yard, past the ice cream shop on the right
Beyond the yard is a sign saying 'leave access for farm vehicles'
Go past this sign and parking is in front of the cottage

Sat Nav users please note, the postcode for Wilkinsyke Farm Cottage will take you a mile away from the cottage.

Please Note: Newlands Pass has several steep sections and hairpin bends. It is also very narrow in places. During winter the Pass will be closed in periods of snow and or ice. Please use these alternative directions if Newlands is icy or snowy:

Leave the M6 at junction 40 (Penrith) and follow the A66 westbound for Keswick
Stay on the A66 for just over 18 miles
Turn left into Braithwaite
Continue through the village onto the Whinlatter Pass
Follow the Whinlatter Pass into the village of Lorton
Turn left following signs for Buttermere and left again after 100m later
Follow this road through the village to a T junction
At the T junction turn left and follow the road till it is signed for Buttermere
Turn left and follow the road to the village
Continue through the village and at the sign for the Syke Farm ice cream shop, turn right
Drive slowly through the yard, past the ice cream shop on the right
Beyond the yard is a sign saying 'leave access for farm vehicles'
Go past this sign and parking is in front of the cottage