Maps are always helpful to understand a place. Here are a few that may be useful.
Click the map above for Google maps for Armathwaite, with options of showing satellite mapping, pictures of the area and directions.
Ordnance Survey, with public footpaths
Click on the map above to view. Note that Bing maps doesn't show footpaths on the mobile site. You can use an app like OS Mapfinder or BackCountry Navigator (free, Android) instead.
Solway Communications Coverage Map
Click here for a full-screen map of the fast broadband coverage. You can use the buttons, your mouse or finger gestures to pan and zoom, and your browser back button to return to this page.
If your house or office is in the light green area, you can get fast internet from the local Solway Communications radio mast. If not, your best option is still BT.