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Glenridding

Where to meet: Outside Glenridding TIC
Postcode:  CA11 0PA
Grid Reference: NY 386 169 

Directions

From the South Lakes: From the A591 between Ambleside and Windermere turn onto the A592. Follow this road over the Kirkstone Pass descending to Brothers Water. Continue on this road to the village of Glenridding. A car park will be found to the left in the centre of the village, park here (pay and display) we will meet outside the Tourist Information Centre on the car park.

From the North Lakes: From the A66 between Keswick and Penrith turn off onto the A592, near the Rheged Centre, signposted to Ullswater, follow this road south along the shore of Ullswater to the village of Glenridding. A car park will be seen on the right (pay and display), just after the garage, we will meet outside the Tourist Information Centre in the car park.


Bus Services

Glenriddingis served by a seasonal bus service from Ambleside and a more regular service from Penrith.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here


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