The town of Keswick is easy to reach by road, being just 20 minutes along the A66 trunk road from Junction 40 of the M6 motorway.

The nearest railway station is at Penrith, which is on the West Coast Main Line. From here there is a regular bus service to Keswick (Stagecoach X50). There is also a choice of taxi services available at Penrith or they may be pre-booked from Keswick. Many accommodation providers will arrange for a taxi to meet you at the station.

National Express run regular coach services to Keswick from London and other UK locations.

Nearest airports are Newcastle, Glasgow and Manchester.

Useful National web sites (and phone numbers) -

RAC route planner
National Rail Enquiries ( 08457 484950 )
Virgin Trains ( 0345 222333 )
National Express Coaches ( 0990 808080 )

Cumbria's local travel information service provides bus timetable information. ( 0870 6082608 )


The North Lake District



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