How to get here
Windermere 6 miles via vehicle ferry
Junction 36 off M6, then take A684 which becomes the A591 to Windermere and Ambleside. B5286 and B5285 from Ambleside 6 miles. B5285 from Coniston 7 miles. B5285 from Windermere via Windermere ferry 4 miles.
Parking: Ash Landing (near ferry) and Harrowslack, near Lake Windermere
many footpaths in the area
Windermere car and passenger ferry; Ferry House to Ferry Nab
from Windermere train station to Coniston
3½ mile lakeshore track suitable for mountain bikes from Harrowslack (SD388960) to St Margaret's Church (NY374006) with some on-road routes, which can be busy at times. You can take your bike on the ferry across Windermere with the Cross Lakes Experience