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Wha House

Where to meet: Wha House
Postcode:  CA19 1TH
Grid Reference: NY 200 009 

Directions

From Ambleside:
The mst direct route from Ambleside crosses the Wrynose Pass from Little Langdale and then the Hardknott Pass, this is a slow road so allow plenty of time. As you descend from Hardknott Pass continue, passing a telephonee box on the right, cross the bridge and a small layby will be seen on the right of the road, opposite the entrance to Wha House Farm.

From Gosforth:
Follow the signs from Gosforth to Eskdale, passing the Santon Bridge Inn, continue on this road past the village of Eskdale Green.
When a junction is reached with the George IV pub on the right turn left (Signposted to Boot).
Continue on this road past boot, and past the Woolpack Inn and the Youth Hostel until a small lay by is seen on the left, opposite the entrance to Wha House Farm, we will meet here.

Bus Services

There are no bus services along the Eskdale Valley.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

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