Getting to Keswick from other areas of the UK

Using motorways from Manchester it takes approximately 2 hours, whilst the average comfortable journey time from London and the South-East is no more than five hours. From the Midlands to Keswick is 3 hours.

By following the links on the right you will find a map of Keswick and view information on getting to Keswick by train, coach or bus.

Keswick is situated close to the M6 just north of Lancaster and South of Carlisle.

The nearest junction serving the North Lakes from either the North or South is J40 of the M6.
From the South, for a scenic route through the Lake District, you can leave the M6 at J36 and take the A591 via Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere. After dark a better choice is to leave at J40 and take the A66.

For up to date traffic and travel visit the AA web site.

Mileage Chart  (distances to Keswick)
From Miles From Miles From Miles From Miles        
Birmingham 186 Bristol 272 Chester 142 Dover 390 Edinburgh 136 Gatwick 134
Glasgow 134 Hull 151 Leeds 121 London 304 Manchester 115 Newcastle 82
Stratford-upon-Avon 221 York 113      

 

       

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This project is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas with Defra as the managing authority