Getting to Blackwell

By car

From the south

Exit the M6 at junction 36 and follow signs for the South Lakes and Windermere. At the roundabout take the first left following signs for Crook and Bowness-on-Windermere on the B5284. After 6 miles arrive at a T-juntion, turn left on to the A5074 (Lyth Valley Road). Turn right where the road forks onto the B5360.  Follow the drive to Blackwell's car park.

From the north

Exit the M6 at junction 40 and follow signs for Keswick (A66) and Windermere (A591) via Grasmere and Ambleside. Once in Windermere follow signs for Bowness-on-Windermere. Once in Bowness-on-Windermere follow the road to Blackwell which is situated just off the A5074 (Lyth Valley Road) and turn right where the road forks onto the B5360. Follow the drive to Blackwell's car park.

Postcode for SatNav: LA23 3JT

Road works and closures

Due to road works from January to Easter 2018 please be aware that the A592 is currently closed. Traffic management is also in place at the junction of the A5074/A590 affecting vehicles wishing to turn right onto the A590. For full details see here.

By train

Oxenholme is the nearest main-line railway station, a connecting train will bring you into Windermere (three miles from Blackwell). Buses run to Bowness-on-Windermere, 1½ miles north of Blackwell. Alternatively taxis are available from Windermere Station to Blackwell.

By bike

Blackwell is accessable by bike and has dedicated bike racks. More information here

Taxi services

Abacus Taxis 015394 88285
Bowness Taxis 015394 46664
Lakes Taxis 015394 44055
Pegasus Taxis 015394 48899

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