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Directions

Directions For All Lake District Swims

Windermere:-

LA22 0LZ – post code for the ferry on the West Bank – the swim is a 5 minute walk from here

Here’s the swim location

http://www.mappedometer.com/?maproute=820773

If your lucky enough to be on the west side of Windermere, make your way to the Bowness Ferry we are a few hundred metres North.

If your on holiday on Windermere jump on your bike, head for the Bowness ferry.

If you’re on the East side of Windermere, take the Bowness Ferry and if you’re walking or on your bike jump on the ferry.

If your in your car you can either drive over on the ferry or park at the east side and walk across. The walk is about 10 minutes from the ferry. There are two National Trust Car parks and a few people park on the grass but we would caution this in wet weather, and there are some stones that you need to navigate.

From the M6 – head for Bowness on Windermere.

This is how it looks today https://www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk/bowness-webcam

Ullswater:

Lake District – Ullswater – Park Foot Camp Site

Directions: post code. CA10 2NA

Address isPark Foot, Howtown, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NA

From M6

Come off at the Penrith junction. The normal route is closed around the lake so you need to come then the via the B5320 it’s 7 miles to Park Foot.

From Keswick

A66 towards Penrith then follow the route from M6. The normal route is closed as they are repairing the road around the lake on the south side of the lake.

When you arrive at Park Foot there will be a sign that takes you towards the lake. Parking is provided close to the water. Hot Showers are available after, and in fact you can use all the facilities at the camp site for the day.

Derwentwater

Lake District – Derwentwater

Derwentwater Lake is located in Keswick, north Lake District, measuring approximately 3 miles in length and 1 mile in width at its widest points.

Getting to Derwentwater lake by car

Main jetty at Derwentwater lake is only 0.7 miles or 15 minute walk from Keswick.

If you are planning your whole day trip revolving around the lake, then you can park your car in the Lakeside car park near the Theatre by the Lake.

Postcode for Derwentwater Lakeside car park is CA12 5DJ

Getting to Derwentwater lake by train

The nearest train station to Keswick is Penrith station. You will have to take a bus from Penrith to Keswick which is approximately 45 minutes bus journey.

You can take X4 from bus Stand 3.