Getting to Westlakes Campus

Our picturesque Westlakes Campus in Cumbria is located near Whitehaven. Here are some directions and travel advice to help you find us.

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By car

 Starting south of Carlisle: Leave the M6 motorway at junction 40 and take the A66 west past Keswick and Cockermouth. Then take the A595 south until you pass Workington and Whitehaven.

Starting north of Carlisle: Leave the M6 motorway at junction 43 and continue on the A595 from Carlisle. Go south, passing Cockermouth, along the A66 briefly, then back onto the A595 past Workington and Whitehaven.

At the Science Park: The Westlakes Science and Technology park is approximately two and a half miles south of Whitehaven, and is clearly signposted on the left of the road. On leaving the A595, turn onto the science park and take the first left at the roundabout signed Crow Park Way. Take the first right and continue until you reach a T-junction, turn left and the UCLan building is on your left hand side.


Parking is available to the rear and on both sides of the building.

By train


We recommend making your way to Whitehaven Railway Station. From there the Campus is a 10 minute taxi ride away.

We are committed to reducing its environmental impact and through the implementation of its Travel Plan supports Sustainable and Active Travel. Reduce time, money and your carbon footprint by planning your journey.

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