How to get here
The nearest train station is in Windermere, you can catch a bus from there, see below for more details.
Take the B5286 from Ambleside (4 miles); or the B5285 from Coniston (5 miles).
Parking: There is parking 300 yards away (pay and display), not National Trust.
Take the car ferry from Ferry Nab in Bowness across Windermere to Ferry Head.
Stagecoach in Cumbria 505 from Windermere train station to Coniston. Or take the Cross Lakes Shuttle (not NT) from Bowness to Hawkshead.