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  • Address
    The Howbeck Guest House, New Road, Windermere, Lake District Cumbria, LA23 2LA

  • Telephone:
    00 44 (0)15394 44739

  • Enquiry Form
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How to find the Howbeck

The howbeck is easy to find - just follow the directions below.If you can't find THe Howbeck when you arrive in Windermere, give us a call and we will talk you in!

  • From the South M6
    • M6 to Junction 36
    • A590 (via Kendal bypass)
    • A591 to Windermere
  • From the East (Leeds)
    Direct Route - M62 then M6 as above
    Or for a more leisurely alternative:
    • Leave Leeds via Headingly on the A660 to Otley.
    • Continue on A65 through Ilkley and Skipton
    • Follow a pretty drive across to Kirby Lonsdale, crossing the M6 at Junction 36
    • Then follow directions from The South
  • From The North
    Direct Route
    • M6 southbound to Junction 39
    • A685 to Kendal
    • Then as above
    Or for a prettier (and narrower) alternative:
    • M6 southbound to Junction 40
    • A66 signed Keswick
    • Left onto A592 after approx 1 mile to Pooley Bridge
    • Then a scenic drive to Windermere past Ullswater and over Kirkstone Pass.
  • From Windermere Village
    • Turn left down into the village (at Tourist Information) signed Windermere Town Ctr
    • Follow one way system through Windermere
    • Take New Road towards Bowness
    • The Howbeck is set back a little on the left hand side
    • A private car park to the rear of the building provides ample safe parking for all rooms.
  • On Foot
    • On foot? For those 'on foot' the railway station in Windermere is an easy five-minute walk or a two-minute taxi ride.
  • From Abroad
    • The most convenient international airport is Manchester (see directions above). Those travelling from southern airports (Heathrow, Gatwick) should take the M1 then M6 and follow directions as above.

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