How to find Damson Ghyll (circled above with
Solway Firth and Criffel in Scotland
the M6 at Penrith (Junction 40) and follow the A66 towards Workington. The
quickest way is over Whinlatter
Pass by taking the left
turn off the A66 at Braithwaite just after Keswick onto the B5292 and follow
the road through High Lorton to Low Lorton. Follow the signs to Thackthwaite
over the re-built River Cocker bridge and Damson Ghyll is about half a mile past
Thackthwaite on the left opposite Latterhead Farmhouse (as seen in the bottom
picture on left above, albeit without snow for most of the year).
traffic info, go to http://www.frixo.com/.
Click here for a Google
map showing Damson Ghyll or visit the Ordinance Survey
West Coast mainline railway station at Penrith is about 30 miles away and has
bus connections to Cockermouth (see below). For rail timetables, visit National Rail Enquiries or
call 08457 48 49 50.
an hourly service from Penrith (Rail connection) to Cockermouth. Take the X4
or X5 Stagecoach service from Penrith to Cockermouth where we can pick you
up. For more info, call Cumbria Traveline on 0870 608 2 608.
Above map image produced from the
Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey
of Northern Ireland.