Mist on Derwentwater

 Greystoke House is conveniently located in a quiet residential area just a short walk from all amenities and the town centre.

A variety of walks can begin diretly from our front door! Derwentwater is approximately 10 minutes away, Castelrigg Stone Circle (1Hour),

Ashness Bridge via Walla Crag (1 1/2Hours), Skiddaw (3 1/2Hours).  

Please note: We do not have any dedicated parking, however there are usually spaces in the streets nearby.

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  Road from Penrith (M6 junction 40) (17.0 mi. / 27.4 km)  

  1. From Junction 40 of the M6 at Penrith take the A66 towards Keswick.
  2. Take the A591 turning heading towards Keswick/Windermere, at the T-junction turn right towards the town centre. 
  3. Take the first left turn after the Fire / Ambulance station on to Blencathra Street.
  4. Follow this round to the right and continue along, taking the 4th left turn on to Leonard Street.
  5. Continue over Helvellyn Street and we are first on the left.
For an alternative scenic route coming from the South, leave the M6 at junction 36 and take the A591 through Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere and follow the instructions from instruction 3 above.

Unfortunately we do not have any dedicated parking but there are usually spaces on the streets close by. 


 Train from Penrith (North Lakes) (17.0 mi. / 27.4 km) 
The nearest railway station to Keswick is Penrith, on the West Coast Main Line. 

A bus service, taking approximately forty minutes, connects Penrith Station with Keswick Bus Station. Please check on https://www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey for timetables. 
You could even hire a PAYG low emission car at Penrith Station! 
Please then follow the directions for walking below.

 By Bus / Coach - Walk from Keswick Bus Station (0.5 mi. / 0.8 km) 

  1. Walk past Booths and on to Tithebarn Street towards the town centre crossing the road when you reach 'Podgy Paws'. 
  2. At the roundabout, turn right and head along Main Street past Bar Metro towards the Market Square. 
  3. Continue up the square and head towards the left-hand side of the Moot Hall. 
  4. Turn left on to Station Street until you reach the junction with Penrith Road. 
  5. Sharp right turn onto Southey Street (down the side of Cumbria Cottages). 
  6. Take the third left onto Helvellyn Street then turn right onto Leonard Street. 
    You will see us diagonally opposite.

 Air from Carlisle Lake District Airport (40.0 mi. / 64.4 km) 
Keswick is within easy driving distance of Carlisle Lake District Airport where you can hire a car having easy access to the M6.Take the M6 South to Junction 40 and follow the directions for travelling by car.



Jonathan & Emma Sanderson
Greystoke House
9 Leonard Street
Cumbria CA12 4EL
Tel: 017687 72603
Mobile: 07805 211574
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