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Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Setmurthy is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us
Setmurthy , Cockermouth , Cumbria,
Sat Nav Postcode: CA13 9SL
By Car

Travel north east out of Cockermouth from the Main Street towards Market Place, continue onto Castlegate, then turn left onto Isel Road. Continue on Isel Road for approximately 4.5 miles and you will see the signs for Setmurthy.


OS Grid Ref

54.681272962344, -3.2723274860928

Parking and prices

Setmurthy offers on road parking near to the entrance. please park considerately. 

There are no parking charges at Setmurthy.

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed

Contact details

Explore Setmurthy, a beautiful woodland close to the market town of Cockermouth

It is enjoyed by walkers, runners, horse riders, schools and nature enthusiasts.

Please note: there is a network of unofficial mountain bike trails at Setmurthy that Forestry England does not endorse.

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Horse riding 
  • Dogs welcome
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