Location of Eleanor’s Escape

54.545699, -2.961761


From the North and South

Leave the M6 at junction 40
Take the exit onto the A66 towards Keswick
Take the A592 to Glenridding (signed for Ullswater)
Go into Glenridding
Turn right before the bridge (just past the Inn on the Lake)
Go round the semi-circle
Turn left, just by the Fairlight Cafe (sgned for Gillside Farm and Helvellyn Youth Hostel)
Follow this road (Greenside Road) up the hill
Stay on this road as it bears to the right a little way after The Travellers Rest pub (left will take you to Gillside Farm camping site which is in wrong direction)
The road then bears round to the left, you will see a "no vehicles expect for access" sign
Follow the road passed 2 rows of cottages on your right
The road then becomes a bumpy gravelled track - care should be taken here, expecially in low vehicles
Eleanor's Escape (2 Low Rake) is the second cottage in the first stone terrace row on your right
Parking for 2 cars can be found at the end of the cottage (please park considerately and avoid blocking any access for other vehicles or properties)

The postcode for Eleanor's Escape is CA11 0QN.

Please note that your satnav might take you on a more scenic route which takes you over Kirkstone pass, a high and steep mountain pass. This should be taken with great care in winter conditions. The route described above is the simpler one.