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By Car

From Junction 40 on the M6 (D) follow A66 to Keswick (C). After about 12 miles turn off right following signpost for Threlkeld. Go through the village and turn right onto Blease Road (B). The centre is located 1 mile up the hill (A).

Alternatively Head toward Keswick along the A591 (A). As you drive down into the town turn right and follow signposts for A66 to Penrith and M6. Follow the A66 for about 2 miles. Turn off left and follow signpost for Threlkeld. Go through the village and turn left onto Blease Road. (B) The centre is located 1 mile up the hill. If you plan on using a Sat Nav to reach the Blencathra centre, the postcode is CA12 4SG.

By Train

The nearest train station is the Penrith Train Station, approximately 18 miles from Threlkeld. Stagecoach operates the X4 and X5 Bus from Penrith train station to Workington which runs every hour and stops in Threlkeld or Keswick. Drop off at Threlkeld 1 mile walk up hill to the centre. Drop off at Keswick, taxi from Keswick to the centre (approx £10). The centre is located 1 mile from the village of Threlkeld up Blease Road.