From Liverpool Lime Street train to Wigan North Western, train to Penrith North Lakes, then taxi to Cumbria. 2 h 41 min £69. From Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) bus to Preston, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), then line 508 bus to Watermillock, Longthwaite road end (Near Townend Cottage). 5 h 5 min £35. From Liverpool drive to Cumbria. 1 h 56 min £21.