Location

Location & Directions


 

Directions

From the M6 motorway take Junction 40 at Penrith.
Travel along the A66 west for 20 miles. Pass Keswick, Portinscale and Braithwaite signs.
Take the next left turn for Thornthwaite and follow the road for one mile through to Thornthwaite.
There is a brown sign for a gallery on the left. Take this narrow road past the gallery and follow on up the hill.
There is a sign for a dead end; follow up the hill, Riverside Cottage is on the left – number 2 The Ravine with parking for 2 cars.

Public transport

Take the train on the West Coast line to Penrith – direct from London Euston, Glasgow or Manchester Airport. The bus (X5 Stagecoach) leaves from outside the station to Thornthwaite. There is a 5 to 10 minute walk up past the gallery to Riverside Cottage.

By coach – National Express operate a daily service London – Keswick. Take the X5 Stagecoach bus from Keswick to Thornthwaite; alternatively there is a taxi stand at the coach stop. As above, there is a 10 minute walk up past the gallery to Riverside Cottage.