Location - Getting to Three Shires Inn

Travelling by road from the north - PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE TEMPORARY INSTRUCTIONS DURING THE CLOSURE OF THE A591 BETWEEN KESWICK AND GRASMERE. It is not expected that the road will open again before May 2016.

Option 1 /2 from the north: From Keswick or Penrith via the A66

1. From Keswick turn right/south on the A5091 to Troutbeck and Dockray. At Ullswater turn right on the A592 and proceed to the Kirkstone Pass Inn. Turn right to Ambleside via ‘The Struggle’ – a steep descent into Ambleside.

2. From Penrith turn left onto the A592 and proceed along Ullswater to Kirkstone Pass as above.

Option 2 / 3 from the north: From Penrith via the M6 or A6 southbound

3. M6 south to junction 37 then follow road to Kendal

4. A6 south to Kendal.

From Kendal follow A591 to Ambleside.

Travelling from the south take exit 36 on the M6, and on to Ambleside via A590/A591.

From Ambleside take the A593 towards Langdale / Coniston.. Travel for approximately 3 miles to Skelwith Bridge. Do not take the first right turn which is signed to Langdale, but carry on over the Skelwith bridge towards Coniston and take the next right in about ¾ mile. This will be signed The Langdales, Wrynose Pass and Elterwater . Drop down a tight bend and follow the road to the next junction. Turn left (signed Little Langdale) and follow the road for one mile to the Three Shires Inn.

Travelling by train: Arrive at Oxenholme/Windermere stations, where we can arrange for a taxi to meet you.