How to Find Us

Oak Tree Animals' Charity, Oak Tree Farm, Wetheral Shields, Carlisle, CA4 8JA

How to Find Us

The road may be closed but we're not!

Are you planning a visit to our site between Monday 15th May and Tuesday 1st August 2017?


During this time the main road through Wetheral Pastures leading to the centre will be closed due to works being carried out by United Utilities, please follow the directions below to get to the centre.

We will still be open as usual (Wednesday - Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm) and our fantastic tearoom is open Thursday - Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm, so please do visit - we really value your ongoing support!

If you have any trouble finding us please contact us on 01228 560082.

Whilst the Road is closed please follow these directions: 

By Road

From M6: Exit the M6 at Junction 42 and take the A6 signed Penrith, follow the A6 for approximately 3 miles then take the second left-hand turning onto Front St signed Cotehill (please note that these roads are country roads and may be narrow in places). Follow Front St until you reach a crossroads in the centre of Cotehill, at the crossroad go straight across and follow for 1 mile. At the next junction turn left and the centre can be found in 3 miles on your left.

From A69: Turn onto the B6263 signed to Wetheral and follow to the M6 junction 42, on the roundabout take the first exit onto the A6 signed Penrith. Follow the A6 approximately 3 miles then take the second left-hand turning on to Front St signed Cotehill (Please note that these roads are country roads and may be narrow in places). Follow Front St until you reach the crossroads in the centre of Cotehill, at the crossroads go straight across and follow for 1 mile. At the next junction turn left and the centre can be found in 3 miles on your left. 

By Road

From M6: Take Junction 42 and take the B6263 signed to Wetheral. Go through Cumwhinton, and crossing over the railway bridge, take the first exit on your right signed Animal Refuge/Armathwaite. In approximately ½ mile you will see Oak Tree Farm on the right-hand side. There is ample parking at the Centre.

From A69: Turn onto the B6263 signed to Wetheral. Go through Wetheral and on passing Wetheral Village Hall take the second left signed Animal Refuge/Armathwaite. In approximately ½ mile you will see Oak Tree Farm on the right-hand side. There is ample parking at the Centre.

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By Bus

Our nearest bus stop is on the 75 route Wetheral Pasture, opposite Rose Cottage. There is a half mile walk to the farm, please follow the road sign.

By Rail

Our nearest mainline train stations are Wetheral (CA4 8JP) and Carlisle (CA1 1QZ).

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