Exit M6 at J40 Penrith.  Follow the A66 to Keswick/Cockermouth.  Continue for 19 miles along the A66.  Go past Keswick.

On the left you will see a sign for 'Braithwaite'.  DO NOT take this junction but continue a little further along the A66.  Ignore the 2nd second junction signposted to 'Braithwaite' (you will see the 'Middle Ruddings' pub just set back from the road as you drive past this junction).

You will drive past a white building on the right hand side of the A66, with tennis courts and football pitches behind it, called The Institute.

Then you will see the next junction on the left hand side of the A66 - the 3rd junction from Keswick - signposted to 'Thornthwaite/Gallery'.  Take this junction.

As you turn into the junction the road bends round to the right and you will see Maple Bank Guest House on the left.  Go through the gateway marked by two white pillars.

There are two parking spaces at the front of the house, immediately to the left.  A gravel driveway up the left hand side of the house takes you the car park at the rear, with a further four parking spaces for guests.

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If you've any questions or would like to phone to make a booking, please call us on 017687 78229 or email

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