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WOOD BARN: HOW TO FIND US

From the South

  • Leave the M6 motorway at junction 36 for Kendal/Lakes.
  • Follow signs to Barrow (A590).
  • Turn right to Workington (A5092) 3 miles beyond Newby Bridge and follow this road to Broughton-in-Furness (10 miles).
  • Turn right to Ulpha before the River Duddon (3/4 mile beyond Broughton).
  • After 4 miles turn left in Ulpha village to the steep hill signed Eskdale.
  • Follow the fell road to the King George IV pub (6 miles).
  • Turn right.
  • Drive past Brook House (Poachers Bar), up the small hill and down the other side. At the dip in the road, you will see a sign for christcliff which is up a lane on your left.
  • At the top of the drive, you will see Wood Barn on the left hand side. There is parking for two cars immediately outside the barn.

 

From the North

  • Leave the M6 at Carlisle (junction 44) and follow the A595 (signed Barrow).
  • Turn off at Gosforth and follow the road (6 miles) to Eskdale.
  • Keep going right through Eskdale Village until you come to the George IV on your right.
  • At the George, turn left.
  • Drive past Brook House (Poachers Bar), up the small hill and down the other side. At the dip in the road, you will see a sign for christcliff which is up a lane on your left.
  • At the top of the drive, you will see Wood Barn on the left hand side. There is parking for two cars immediately outside the barn.

 

Please note: if you have satellite navigation, the recommended route often appears to be over Wrynose and Hardknott passes which can be very lovely but are incredibly steep (England's steepest road with gradients of up to one in three), windy and narrow. Following this route is shorter in distance but certainly not quicker than the directions shown above.

The postcode for Wood Barn is: CA19 1TH



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