Most guests arrive by their own car, however we will be more than delighted to help arrange transfers and transport for passengers arriving by rail or bus.

By Car

Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel is located between Windermere and Ambleside, high on a hillside, close to the village of Troutbeck.

Detailed directions are given below or you can use the route-finder. If you are still unsure, call us on 01539 432375.


M6 Junction 40, A66 to Keswick. Take A591 south, via Grasmere and Ambleside. One mile past Ambleside turn left into Holbeck Lane. Holbeck Ghyll is half a mile on the left.


M6 Junction 36, A591 to Windermere. Continue past Windermere, 3 miles towards Ambleside, pass Brockhole Visitors Centre then turn right towards Troutbeck (Holbeck Lane). We are half a mile on the left.

By Train

Virgin Trains operate fast trains out of London Euston to Oxenholme (Lake District) with a journey time of two and a half hours. Direct trains from Manchester airport to Windermere are also in operation. A branch line train operates from Oxenholme to Windermere.

We are able to arrange the hotel car to collect you from Oxenholme (around £40) or Windermere (around £15) to the hotel. Please enquire with regards to this when making your reservation for us to arrange this for you.

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