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How To Find The Pencil Museum

Please note:
There will be no parking available on the Derwent Pencil Museum site between 17th July - 6th August 2021 due to the Keswick Convention. The nearest parking will be at the Rawnsley Carparks. Temporary signage will be displayed to direct Museum and disabled parking.

The Derwent Pencil Museum

Southey Works,
CA12 5NG

Tel: 01768 773626

Download a map to the Cumberland Pencil Museum.

By car

From M6 Junction 40.
Follow signs for A66 Keswick. Ignore first sign for Keswick after approximately 16 miles. Continue on the A66 to the next roundabout ?take first exit. Continue to T junction turn left towards Keswick Town Centre. You will now see the factory on your left. Take first left and follow the signs to the museum.

By train

Our nearest train station is Penrith approximately 17 miles away. It is on the West Coast Main Line and is regularly served by trains from the north and south. A bus service taking approximately 40 minutes connects Penrith Station with Keswick Bus Station. Keswick Taxis will meet trains by prior arrangement.

For train times call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit their web site.

For coach and train bookings, routes and timetables, please visit Trainline

By bus

The main bus station is located approximately 5 minutes walk away. There are regular bus services to and from Keswick from the surrounding area.
For more information and to plan your journey contact.

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