Nanny Brow, Clappersgate, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9NF
Nanny Brow sits on its own private crag just west of Ambleside with majestic views down the Brathay valley. We have direct fellside access for walkers and are minutes from the stunning scenery of the Langdale Valleys.
We have direct Fellside access for walkers and are minutes away from the stunning scenery of the Langdale Valley.
We have sought to combine the relaxing air of a family home with excellent levels of comfort and service and you will find our accommodation spotlessly clean, warm and spacious with individually designed rooms, friendly service and great breakfasts.
From M6 Junction 36 bear left onto A590 / A591 for South Lakes. Continue onto A591, past Kendal and through Windermere. After about 3 miles, turn left at Waterhead traffic lights (signposted A593 Coniston). Just after the rugby pitch turn left onto the A593 (signposted Coniston) and then left again over a small hump back bridge. Continue on the A593 through Clappersgate and after about ½ mile, you will see 'Nanny Brow' on the right with the driveway rising at a steep angle up the fellside.
From M6 Junction 40 (Penrith) take 4th exit onto A66 West (signposted Keswick). Nearing Keswick, bear left onto A591 following signs to Grasmere and Ambleside. In Ambleside pick up signs for A593 and Coniston. At the Rothay Manor Hotel, turn right joining the A593 (signposted Coniston) and then left over a small hump back bridge. Continue on the A593 through Clappersgate and after about ½ mile, you will see 'Nanny Brow' on the right with the driveway rising at a steep angle up the fellside.
Postcode: LA22 9NF
Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure 7 (OL7) or Landranger 90 maps
Short Grid Reference NY 360 035
Latitude 54. 25' 23'' (54.423171)
Longitude 2. 59' 15'' (-2.987362)
Ambleside (1½ miles)
Stagecoach North West operates regular bus services between Ambleside & Coniston (request stop on route 505 at Clappersgate) and Ambleside & Great Langdale / Dungeon Ghyll (request stop on route 516 at Nanny Brow).
If travelling into Cumbria on public transport, the route 555 (Lancaster to Keswick via Central Lakes) will stop in Ambleside to connect to the above services.
Windermere (5 miles)
Oxenholme for Lake District (17 miles)
Oxenholme for Lake District is situated at the gateway to the Lakes on the West Coast Mainline. Served by regular cross-country / long-distance services London (Euston) is under 3 hours away with Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester all within 2 hours journey time.
Hop over to platform 3 for connections to the Lakes Branch Line offering a 20 minute scenic journey to Windermere and the heart of the Lake District.
Direct trains are available from Manchester Airport to Windermere. If hiring a car on arrival and travelling to the Lakes by road, expect to travel around 95 miles (1¾ hours).
For guests travelling from Ireland (Dublin or Dun Laoghaire), Northern Ireland (Belfast) or the Isle of Man (Douglas) frequent services are available to the ports of Heysham (Lancashire), Holyhead (North Wales) or Liverpool.
Port information, timetables and fares are provided by AFerry.co.uk by clicking on the following links...
We are not affilliated with any company offering transport links. These links are purely to help guests get to Nanny Brow and enjoy the splendour of the Lake District. We cannot be held responsable for content of external websites.
Dream the night away in any of our individually designed rooms. Comfortable king beds and armchairs with flat screen television, complimentary Wi-Fi and hot drinks tray, all designed to relax the senses.