FINDING US BY CAR Directions from the M6: Take exit 36 and head northwest towards Kendal and Windermere, at Sizergh the road becomes the A591 but keep driving straight ahead towards Kendal and Windermere. You will pass Kendal and arrive at a large roundabout, take the second exit (straight on) towards Windermere. When you arrive at Windermere, carry on following the A591 to Ambleside. When you arrive on the outskirts on Ambleside (Waterhead) you will come to a junction with traffic lights, turn left here onto the A5059 'Borrans Road' you will pass the Waterhead pub and through a twisting section of roadway. When the road straightens out take the left hand turning after the rugby club ground (signposted to Coniston and Hawkshead), follow this road around to the bridge, then turn left going over the bridge. You will now be on the A593. After approximately 1 mile, take a left hand turn onto the B5286 towards Hawkshead, driving over the Brathay bridge. After approximately 1.5 miles take a sharp right hand turn there is a signpost here for 'The Drunken Duck' Inn. Drive up the hill and straight past the Drunken Duck Inn and after 3/4 mile the driveway to our farm is on the right hand side.
If you have Satellite Navigation then the postcode is LA22 0PU. PLEASE NOTE that most Sat Navs seem to take you approx. 1/4 mile too far south.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT There is a train station at Windermere (the line ends here) and you can catch the 505 Bus. This will be able to drop you in Hawkshead Village, or if you are feeling adventurous you can ask the driver to drop you at the junction for 'The Drunken Duck' Inn and we are a short 2 mile walk from here, (see the driving directions above for more info). If you would prefer we are willing to collect you from Hawkshead Village, but please call or email us at least two weeks prior to your arrival to arrange this. If we are available, there would be no charge for this service, and obviously we would return you to Hawkshead Village on your departure. REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT. If you choose to use Public transport to get to us, not only will we pick you up and drop you off in Hawkshead, but we will also pay for your first full days bus pass (worth up to £22) which will give you unlimited travel within the Central Lakes Bus network. see the link BUS PASS for more details.