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Wasdale in the Lake District


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From the South

  • Leave the M6 motorway at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.
  • Follow signs to Barrow (A590).
  • Turn right to Workington (A5092)
  • Follow the coastal road (A595) through Bootle & Waberthwaite
  • Go past Ravenglass and after a couple of miles turn right towards Santon Bridge (just before the Esso garage on the left)
  • Make your way to Santon Bridge and at the end of the road turn left.
  • After 50 yards turn right (signed to Wasdale)
  • Go along this road for about five minutes and you will pass over a bridge.
  • Once over the bridge, immediately turn right and then right again.
  • Carry on along a winding road still towards Wasdale Head
  • After about ½ mile you will reach the drive to Woodhow Farm on the left. If you pass the Youth Hostel on the right or reach Lake Wastwater you have gone too far.


From the North

  • Leave the M6 at Carlisle (junction 44) (or Junction 40 at Penrith if coming from the South) and follow the A595 (signed Barrow).
  • A few miles after you have gone through Calder Bridge and turn off right to Gosforth (it is well signed).
  • Turn left at the mini roundabout (where there is a triangle of pubs).
  • Keep on the road (following signs for Wasdale).
  • Go past the Screes pub (on your right) and the Strands pub (on your left) and the road will eventually split. Keep left (towards Wastwater lake).
  • Woodhow Farm is a mile or so on your left.
  • If you come to the Youth Hostel (on your right) you have gone a few yards too far.

Postcode: The postcode for Woodhow Farm is CA20 1ET


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