Cockermouth Community Hospital can be accessed by road and public transport. If you’re on a low income you may be eligible for help with travel costs.

By road

From the A595:

  • follow the A595 to Cockermouth
  • at the roundabout take the 1st exit marked A5086 Cockermouth
  • follow the road for half a mile
  • at the mini roundabout take the 1st exit onto Crown Street
  • follow the road past the town centre and up Castlegate
  • the hospital is on the left

From the A66:

  • follow the A66 to Cockermouth
  • at the Lamplugh roundabout take the 4th exit A5086
  • follow the road to the traffic lights and turn left
  • at the mini roundabout turn right onto Main Street
  • follow the road through the town centre and up Castlegate
  • the hospital is on the left

By bus

The X4 and X5 both stop at Cockermouth Community Hospital. Use the Stagecoach website to plan your journey.

By Patient Transport Service

This service helps eligible patients get to and from hospital appointments. It’s provided by the North West Ambulance Service. To find out if you are eligible, contact the local booking centre on 01228 403031.

They’ll ask you some simple questions about your medical condition and mobility. Make sure you have your NHS number ready before your call. You can get this from your GP or clinic.