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Please note it is best to use these written directions rather than trusting to “Sat Nav” or “Google” directions as these can often bring you into the area on a convoluted route causing confusion, not the easiest start to your holiday.
From the M6, exit at junction 40 (Penrith) and take the first exit at the roundabout onto the A66 (sign posted Keswick, Workington and Ullswater). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A592 (sign posted Ullswater and Stainton). Follow this road for 3 1/2 miles down to T- junction at the side of Ullswater. Turn right, still on the A592 and continue with the lake on your left. 2 miles along, Horrock Wood Farm five bar gate is on the right. Please close gate after you. Follow the cinder drive up the field along the stone wall. At the end bear right, pass the Barn on the left and Horrock Wood Farm is imediately ahead.
Please park cars on gravel drive through the five bar gate. Note the Barn is used by local farmers and live stock around occassionaly, so it is not advisable to park vechicles in this open area.
Arrival time 4 p.m. - Departure time 10 a.m.
If arriving after dark it is advisable to bring a torch.