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Cumbria Council

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Cumbria County Council
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Cumberland • Lancashire • Westmorland • Yorkshire
Primary Destinations
Barrow-in-Furness • Brough • Carlisle • Kendal • Keswick • Kirkby Lonsdale • Penrith • Whitehaven • Windermere
Other Important Destinations
Alston • Cockermouth • Workington
Dumfries & Galloway • Durham Council • Lancashire Council • North Yorkshire Council • Northumberland Council • Scottish Borders Council
Highways England Roads
M6 • A74(M) • A66 • A69 • A590 • A595

Cumbria County Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the non-metropolitan county of Cumbria, with the exception of trunk roads, which are managed by Highways England.

The area administered by the council covers the historic counties of Cumberland and Westmorland as well as the Furness area of historic Lancashire and the Sedburgh area of the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Primary destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located in the council area:

Trunk roads

The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by Highways England:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the council:

Route From To Length


A6 Luton Carlisle 299 miles View
A7 Edinburgh Carlisle 94.3 miles View
A65 Leeds Kendal 69 miles View
A69 Carlisle Denton Burn 54.2 miles View
A590 Crooklands Walney Island 34.9 miles View
A591 Levens Bothel 44.9 miles View
A592 Newby Bridge Penrith 34.3 miles View
A593 Broughton in Furness Ambleside 16.6 miles View
A594 Papcastle Maryport 5.8 miles View
A595 Carlisle Dalton in Furness 85.1 miles View
A596 Thursby Distington 29.9 miles View
A597 Workington Distington 4.3 miles View
A683 Heysham Kirkby Stephen 43.2 miles View
A684 Kendal Osmotherley 67.1 miles View
A685 Kendal Brough 27.0 miles View
A686 Penrith Haydon Bridge 36.2 miles View
A689 Newby, Carlisle Hartlepool 93.6 miles View
A5074 Levens Bridge Windermere 11.2 miles View
A5075 Waterhead, Ambleside Ambleside 0.5 miles View
A5084 Lowick Green Torver 6.0 miles View
A5086 Egremont Belle Vue, Cockermouth 16.6 miles View
A5087 Barrow-in-Furness Ulverston 14.0 miles View
A5091 Aira Force, Ullswater Troutbeck 5.2 miles View
A5092 Greenodd Grizebeck 6.1 miles View
A5093 Hallthwaites Whicham 7.2 miles View
A5094 Corkickle Aikbank 1.8 miles View
A5271 Penrith Road Crosthwaite Road 1.8 miles View
A5284 Kendal Plumgarths, Kendal 1.5 miles View
A6070 Warton Crooklands 6.3 miles View
A6071 Brampton Gretna 15.9 miles View


B5271 Lindale Grange-over-Sands 1.7 miles View
B5277 Meathop Flookburgh 6.6 miles View
B5278 Flookburgh Haverthwaite 6.0 miles View
B5281 Ulverston Gawthwaite 4.6 miles View
B5282 Milnthorpe Arnside 3.8 miles View
B5284 Kendal bypass Storrs 6.1 miles View
B5285 Coniston Longtail 8.8 miles View
B5286 Hawkshead Clappersgate 3.6 miles View
B5287 Town End Fairy Glen 0.9 miles View
B5288 Penrith Beckces 7.5 miles View
B5289 Low Lorton Portinscale 20.9 miles View
B5291 Kilnhill Dubwath 1.9 miles View
B5292 Braithwaite Cockermouth 9.8 miles View
B5294 Whinney Hill Frizington 1.7 miles View
B5295 Hensingham Cleator Moor 4.1 miles View
B5296 Workington Mossbay 1.3 miles View
B5297 Washington Street Falcon Street 0.6 miles View
B5299 Aspatria Carlisle 25.4 miles View
B5300 West Silloth Maryport 11.0 miles View
B5301 Silloth Blindcrake (N) 11.8 miles View
B5302 West Silloth Wigton (E) 13.5 miles View
B5304 Wigton Red Dial 1.54 miles View
B5305 Stoneybeck, north of Penrith Wigton 19.6 miles View
B5306 Lillyhall Parton 2.5 miles View
B5307 Abbeytown Carlisle 17.5 miles View
B5320 Waterfoot Eamont Bridge 4.9 miles View
B5322 Legburthwaite Threlkeld 4.0 miles View
B5343 Skelwith Bridge Middle Fell Farm, Rossett 5.0 miles View
B5344 Gosforth Holmrook 5.7 miles View
B5345 Whitehaven Thornhill (S) 8.4 miles View
B5360 Storrs (S) Blackwell 1.0 mile View
B6254 Carnforth Kendal 21.5 miles View
B6256 White Hall, Sedbergh Four Lane Ends 1.1 miles View
B6257 Bridge End, Sedbergh Grayrigg Common 4.6 miles View
B6259 Sandford Moorcock Inn, Garsdale 17.2 miles View
B6260 Tebay Appleby-in-Westmorland 11.9 miles View
B6261 Shap (S) Gaisgill 7.9 miles View
B6262 Lowther Bridge Lightwater Bridge 1.3 miles View
B6263 Carleton Warwick Bridge 4.1 miles View
B6264 Stanwix Bank Linstock roundabout 2.2 miles View
B6270 Downholme Nateby 26.6 miles View
B6276 Brough Middleton in Teesdale (S) 13.6 miles View
B6277 Alston Cross Lanes 32.9 miles View
B6294 Clarghyll Hall Nenthall 3.6 miles View
B6318 Heddon-on-the-Wall Langholm 61.4 miles View
B6384 Milnthorpe Clawthorpe 3.4 miles View
B6385 Crooklands Milnthorpe 3.0 miles View
B6412 Temple Sowerby Lazonby 11.7 miles View
B6413 Plumpton Brampton 20.3 miles View
B6446 Kirkby Lonsdale By Pass Main Street 0.5 miles View
B6542 Appleby in Westmorland (NW) Coupland 2.9 miles View
B7076 Gretna Elvanfoot 44.5 miles View


Classified Unnumbered (Class III) Roads

Main Article: Cumbria Council (Class III roads)

For its Class III road network, Cumbria County Council uses "C" prefixes.


Main Article: Cumbria Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Cumbria Council (Crossings)


Cumbria Council
A6 • A7 • A65 • A69 • A590 • A591 • A592 • A593 • A594 (Papcastle - Maryport) • A595 • A596 • A597 • A683 • A684 • A685 • A686 • A689 • A5074 • A5075 • A5084 • A5086 • A5087 • A5091 • A5092 • A5093 • A5094 • A5271 (Keswick) • A5284 • A6070 • A6071 • B5271 • B5277 • B5278 • B5281 • B5282 • B5284 • B5285 • B5286 • B5287 • B5288 • B5289 • B5291 • B5292 • B5294 • B5295 • B5296 • B5297 • B5299 • B5300 • B5301 • B5302 • B5304 • B5305 • B5306 • B5307 • B5320 (Lake District) • B5322 • B5343 • B5344 • B5345 • B5360 • B6254 • B6256 • B6257 • B6259 • B6260 • B6261 • B6262 • B6263 • B6264 • B6270 • B6276 • B6277 • B6294 • B6318 • B6384 • B6385 • B6412 • B6413 • B6446 • B6542 • B7076 • Hadrians Wall Tourist Trail
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