How to get here
The nearest train station is Windermere, see National Rail to plan your journey
From the south and Bowness (via Ferry) take the B5285 through Hawkshead where this becomes the B5286. Continue on this road for 2.5 miles, then take the right hand turn to Wray Castle. From the north and Ambleside, take the A593 to Clappersgate, then take the B5286 signed to Hawkshead. After 2.5 miles take the left turn, to Wray Castle.
Parking: Pay and display (non-members)
Sat-Nav: Post code LA22 0JA
From the south, follow the lakeshore track from Ferry Head (4 miles). From the north, off road paths exist for the majority of the route, signed Bowness via Ferry, look out for the blue signs.
Regular Sailings from Ambleside, Bowness and Brockhole Telephone 015394 32225 or visit Windermere Lake Cruises
Seasonal bus service to Wray Castle, via Hill Top and Hawkshead. For local bus info visit Go Lakes Travel
Seasonal bike-carrying boat from Brockhole; lakeside road and bridleway from Ferry Head (4 miles). Plus off road cycle path from Ambleside, signed Bowness via Ferry, look out for the blue signs.
Groups visiting Wray Castle
Vehicle access for groups visiting Wray Castle is by minibus only as the roads around are not suitable for coaches. If you have a large group you could consider travelling to the castle by boat from Waterhead. Feel free to contact us for more information.