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The Galloping Horse

Great food, fine wine, well-kept beer and a warm welcome to all

The Briery

One of our sister Inns

It’s easy to find us at The Galloper.

We are located in High Harrington on the junction of Main Road (A597) and Scaw Road.

Our sister inn the Briery in Stainburn is shown on the map too – well worth finding!

Getting to the Galloping Horse by road or by public transport? Read on…

By road from the North
From Carlisle, follow the A595 for Cockermouth continuing towards Whitehaven and Barrow. Alternatively leave the M6 at Penrith and follow the A66 west towards Workington, then the A595 south towards Whitehaven and Barrow. Cross several roundabouts on the Workington bypass before turning right at the roundabout onto the A597 signposted to High Harrington. The Galloping Horse will be seen on the right after ca 1 mile.

By road from the South
From points north of Barrow in Furness, follow the A595 towards Whitehaven and Workington. After leaving Whitehaven and at the end of a stretch of dual carriageway, turn left at the roundabout onto the A597 signposted High Harrington. The Galloping Horse will be seen on the right after ca 1 mile.

From central Workington
Follow the A596 south from the town centre. After a road junction signposted Loweswater and Branthwaite, take the next right turn signposted High Harrington onto Scaw Road. At the roundabout at the junction with the A597 (Main Road) the Galloping Horse will be on the left. (ca 2.7 miles, approx 7 minutes by car)

Public transport
The nearest mainline railway station is at Harrington, approximately 1 mile away, approximately a 30 minute walk or approximately 4 minutes by car. Local taxis are available.
At the current time the following bus services stop at or close to the pub:

  • 30 Thornhill – Maryport
  • 301 South Hensingham – Carlisle
  • 31 Asby – Maryport
  • 47 Lillyhall – Cockermouth
  • 87 Cockermouth – Sellafield

For more bus information:
Cumbria County Council Traveline Buses 0870 6082608