There are a number of ways to Grizedale but generally most people will head towards Ambleside then Hawkshead to reach us. From Ambleside it will take around 20 min’s.
It is worth noting that many Sat Nav’s will take you via the Ferry on Windermere. This can be busy and will add a lot of time to your journey although it is a unique experience and worth the trip at some point.
From Ambleside head for Coniston, you’ll reach a small one way section by a rugby club, Keep in left hand lane then bear left onto the A593, signposted Coniston, Hawkshead
In about a minute or so you’ll turn left onto the B5286, signposted Hawkshead.
Follow this road until you pass the village and come to a junction. Grizedale is signposted at this junction.
Turn right, you’ll pass a school and come to another signpost. Turn right and follow the road until you arrive at the visitor centre. It is a tight turn, and looks like someone’s driveway, so watch out!
From the A591 Barrow Road you’ll find a sign at Haverthwaite leading you through country lanes to the visitor centre.
The address for Grizedale visitor centre is:
Grizedale Mountain Bikes
Grizedale Visitor Centre