If you are flying into the UK via Manchester Airport then you will be just a 90 minute drive from Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield. The best route to take is to join the M56 and then follow the M60, M61 and M6 to Cumbria (A590). Take exit 36 off the M6 before following the A591 and B5284 to the A5074 in Bowness-on-Windermere.
If you are arriving into Liverpool Airport then you are 1 hour and 40 minutes from Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield. Join the M62 from Speke Blvd and Knowsley Expy/A5300 and then follow the M6 to the A590 in Cumbria and then take exit 36 off the M6. Finally, take the A591 and B5284 to the A5074 in Bowness-on-Windermere.
Carlisle Lake District Airport:
Carlisle Airport is known as the gateway to the Lake District and recently launched commercial and business services from Carlisle for the first time in more than 25 years with Loganair. This airport has arriving and departing flights to top destinations such as Dublin, Belfast, London Southend, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Birmingham, Brussels and more. To get from Carlisle Airport to Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield,just follow Little Corby Road on to the A69 before following the M6 to the B6261 and then take exit 39 off the M6. Finally, take the A6 and A5074 into Bowness on Windermere.
Nearest Train Stations:
There's a direct service from Manchester to Windermere Station and the area to the east of the Lake District is served by the West Coast mainline. This connects the cities of London and Glasgow to the stations of Oxenholme, Penrith and Carlisle, all of which then provide onward travel to Windermere Station. Both Kendal and Staveley stations are also within ten miles of the lake. Windermere Station itself is about 10 minutes away from Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfieldand the number555 bus will serve that route. Alternatively you can catch a 5 minute taxi.
Useful Public Transport Links:
● Cumbria County Council bus timetables
● Stagecoach Lakes Connection bus timetables
● Cross Lakes Experience boat and bus service
● First Trans Pennine Express Trains
● Manchester Airport Guide
● National Rail for timetables
● Northern Rail
● Ravenglass and Eskdale preserved railway
● Trainline for online tickets
● Traveline for bus, train and coach information