Location of Windermere

54.352031, -2.97402

Directions

From the North
Exit the M6 at Junction 40
Take the A66 west for 12.5 miles then take the left turning on to the B5322
Follow this for 4 miles and then join the A591 to Ambleside
Go through Ambleside then follow the one-way system along Lake Road, get in the right-hand lane and turn right as you reach the BP garage
Continue along the A591 then turn right on to the A593 to Hawkshead and Coniston
Follow this for 1/2 a mile then take the left turning onto the B5286 to Hawkshead
Once through Hawkshead you will reach a T-junction
Take the left turn to Sawrey and follow this road for two miles
Take the right turning just before the Sawrey House Hotel signposted for Lakeside
Follow the road for just over 100m
Take the right turning then the next turning left down a driveway and into a courtyard
Windermere is at the far end of the building on the left
Once parked go through the large archway entrance and the front door for Windermere is on your right

From the South

Exit the M6 at Junction 36
Take the A590 to Newby Bridge
At Newby Bridge take the right turning signposted Lakeside and Hawkshead
Continue on this road for just over six miles
Take the right turning signposted for Sawrey and Ferry
Continue along this narrow road for 1/2 a mile
Take the first left into Near Sawrey
Take the first left from this road down a driveway and into a courtyard
Windermere at the far end of the building on the left
Once parked go through the large archway entrance and the front door for Windermere is on your right