Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants Reset Map

Nearest travel links

Airport Manchester 117 km
Ferry Heysham 38 km
Train station Windermere 4 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Windermere

Sports Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Cycling holidays

How to get there

Car: A short 15 minute drive from the M6 motorway, Junction 36, a 5 minute drive from Bowness. Full directions will be sent to you on booking.

Rail:Windermere railway station is approximately 5 miles away from the cottage. Regular trains link Windermere with Oxenholme station on the main Euston/West Coast line. Journey times: London=less than 4 hours, Manchester=less than 1.5 hours, Edinburgh=less than 4 hours, Birmingham=less than 2.5 hours and Newcastle=less than 3 hours.

Sea: Our nearest ferry port is Heysham, with regular links from Belfast and The Isle of Man. Liverpool and Holyhead ports have regular links from Belfast and Dublin and Newcastle and Hull ports link from Northern Europe.

Air: The Lake District is served by various neighbouring airports, although our nearest and most accessible airport with good transport links to Windermere is Manchester International. If wishing to hire a car upon arrival, the next best airports are; Newcastle, Liverpool, Humberside, Teesside, Glasgow, and East Midlands which are all within easy driving distance. Many low cost airlines fly to these locations.