The closest mainline train station is Penrith.

Approximate train journey times to Penrith Train Station:
Glasgow (direct) - 1 hour 30 minutes
Edinburgh (direct) - 1 hour 30 minutes
Birmingham (direct) - 2 hours 40 minutes
London Euston (direct) - 3 hours 30 minutes

To help plan your train journey please click the following link:

Vocal Inspiration are happy to arrange a taxi transfer for you to/from the venue if you are travelling by train. To book this option, please note the following information:
  • When completing the booking form, under "accommodation" please choose the "accommodation plus transfers" option, and this will advise you of the cost of the taxi transfer
  • Arrange your train journey to arrive/depart from Penrith Train Station
  • Participants will be picked up from the taxi rank (taxi driver will have a Vocal Inspiration Logo) just outside the entrance to Penrith Train Station (see photo) no later than 3.35pm and taken to the venue
  • Plan to arrive at Penrith Station in plenty of time to catch the above taxi transfer and allowing for possible delays eg arrive between 2.30pm - 3.15pm on the Monday
  • Please plan your return journey leaving from Penrith Train Station after 2.45pm on the Friday

Transfer fees are not refundable should you decide to change the travel arrangements given at the time of booking the course, or if you miss the organised transfers due to unforeseen circumstances.

We suggest you have appropriate insurance in place to cover this.


'Singing ... in good company'
Blencowe Hall,
Near Greystoke,

Satnav: CA11 0DF

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Solo Singing Course
Melmerby Hall,

Satnav: CA10 1HB

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