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How To Find Us

Our Address: Stepping Stones, Under Loughrigg, Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9LN

Exit the M6 at junction 36

Follow the A591 to the Lake District

You will pass Kendal and need to follow the main road through to Ambleside.

Continue into Ambleside following the one way system towards the town centre and proceed through Ambleside signposted Grasmere and Keswick, keeping in the left hand lane through the one way system.

You will pass the Little Bridge House on your left and go straight across a small roundabout on leaving Ambleside.

Continue for a mile or so passing a sign for Rydal on your left and shortly after turn left travelling over a humpback bridge.

Bear left following the narrow road over two cattle grids until you see the first entrance to Stepping Stones Country House.

Turn in here and park in any of the spaces provided on the left hand side of the driveway.

About the local area

Set in idyllic rural surroundings with a view that has hardly changed since the property was in the Wordsworth family, Stepping Stones is just minutes from Ambleside. Guests have a true getting away from it all experience in beautiful surroundings and surrounded by stunning scenery. There are many wonderful walks straight from the door, ranging from short walks to full day hikes.

Alternatively a few minutes in the car takes you to the village of Ambleside known by locals as the jewel in Lakeland´s crown. Ambleside offers a myriad of eateries and vibrant shopping surrounded by endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits.

Nearby too is Grasmere, a wonderful Lakeland village with views abound. Grasmere has drawn poets, artists and painters for centuries. Famously the home of William Wordsworth in Dove Cottage, from 1799-1808.

Bowness on Windermere is the most popular tourist destination in Cumbria; it is a hive of activity with plenty to see and do. Both young and old love to feed the ducks and swans at the water's edge and the many steamer cruises and boat hire are popular choices. There are cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes and shops to help you while away the hours. The famous Beatrix Potter museum is well worth a visit too.

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