We are located along the narrow lane into the hamlet of Hartsop, about 250m from the junction with the A592 near the foot of the Kirkstone Pass. Mill Cottage is part of the first property on the right which is a 17th century Cumbrian long-house, consisting of a farmhouse and barns under one roof. Turn right in front of Low House, the white old farmhouse, and through the gate to the right. Mill Cottage is on your left, with Mill Barn ahead.
Hartsop is 17 miles from the M6 junction 40 (Penrith turn-off), 3 miles south of Glenridding and 2 miles south of Patterdale. When leaving the M6, turn west along the A66 for 1 mile, then take the 2nd turn left at the next roundabout, along the A592 signposted to Ullswater. You will have a drive along the shore of the lake through beautiful scenery for much of the journey.
From the Kendal turn-off on the M6 (junction 36), it is 22 miles to Hartsop. After leaving the motorway, follow the A590, then A591, to Windermere. At a mini-roundabout on the outskirts of the town, turn right along the A592 signposted to the Kirkstone Pass. You will have some spectacular views of the Troutbeck valley. Follow this road over the pass, down the other side, and past the Brotherswater Inn. Take the first right turn for Hartsop, about 1 mile from the inn.
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