Penrith

Leaving Greystoke, then on to Newton Reigny and Penrith You soon pass Blencowe Hall, the aforementioned fortified farmhouse. It is an unusually handsome building just before you get to the vil age of Little Blencow. Just up the road follow signs to the right and you wil enter Penrith via Newton Reigny and Newton Rigg.

On leaving Newton Rigg campus go underneath the M6 and turn right at the T-junction, going into town along Robinson Street, across Scotland Rd and into Drover’s Lane.

The route is wel sign-posted. You know you are on the right tracks when you find yourself exiting Penrith up Fel Lane – a steep climb to a T-junction at the top.