Map & Directions
Leave the M6 at junction 36, then at the motorway roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A591 (signposted Kendal, Barrow). Continue on the A591 (signposted Windermere, then Ambleside) for approximately 18 miles passing Staveley, Ings and Windermere turn offs on the way.
When entering Ambleside continue forward onto Lake Road – A591. You will pass Hayes Garden Centre on your left. Continue to a BP garage (on your right) and follow the road sharply to the left. You are now in the one way system. Keep in the right hand lane then turn right onto Rothay Road – A593 (signposted Keswick, Grasmere A591) after about 300 metres.
Keep in the left hand lane then bear left onto Compston Road – A593 (signposted Keswick, Grasmere A591). At the traffic lights at the top of the hill, turn right onto The Slack you will shortly pass Barclays Bank on your left on a sharp corner. The road turns right onto St Marys Lane then turn right onto Church Street. 6 Church Street is on the right half way down the road.
A parking permit is supplied to allow visitors to park in Compston Street at the rear of the cottage (next right on Church Street). Disk parking on Church Street is limited to one hour between 8am and 6pm daily.