Location of Shieling Barn

54.282089, -2.972148


From junction 36, M6 - follow the A590 towards the Lake District, Kendal and Barrow
Take the first exit off the dual carriagewaythen the first left at the roundabout and follow the A590 to Barrow and South Lakeland peninsular
Follow the A590 for about 12 miles to Newby Bridge (second roundabout )
Travel straight over the roundabout at Newby Bridge and take the next right turn in 300metres towards Hawkshead
Drive over the bridge and you will see The Swan hotel in front of you.As you drive past The Swan you will notice a left turn to Finsthwaite. Do not take this road.
Continue following the road  through Lakeside.After going round some bad bends you will reach The Bobbin Mill. Turn left just before the Bobbin Mill. Follow this road into Finsthwaite village
Take the first left turn towards the church and its car park( do not drive down to old school )Drive across the top of the car park and turn right.The entrance to Shieling is the first driveway on the left. You will need to drive over the adjoining property of ‘Devonshire Barn’. Please do not park on the driveway of Devonshire Barn as the owners require constant access to their garage. (Note Shieling Barn has a conservatory)
Parking is available for 2 cars. Extra parking down by the church. Please make a small donation.