Directions

By Car

It’s easy to find us here at Manesty:

  • Leave the M6 at Junction 40 (Penrith), and follow the A66 west for 17 miles to Keswick.
  • Leave the Keswick Bypass (A66) at the roundabout and follow the B5289 and signs for Borrowdale.
  • After 4 miles, turn right over the bridge and through Grange. Manesty is 3/4 mile beyond Grange on the left.

Sat Nav Users

  • If you are using your Sat Nav, the large area of rural postcodes means that it is likely you will be directed to the wrong place! Instead of using our postcode, please use the postcode for Grange, CA12 5UQ.
  • Once you have turned right over the double humped bridge into Grange, continue for three quarters of a mile, all the way through and out of the village. Manesty is the pink coloured houses on the left hand side once you come out of the trees.
  • We also have a Google pin – search on Google Maps for Manesty Holiday Cottages
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Without a car

Why not leave the car at home?  It is straightforward to get to Manesty and around the Lake district via public transport, especially between Easter and the beginning of November when a bus will drop you off right at the door. To encourage you, we have even penned ‘A Perfect Weekend at Manesty‘, which is packed full of things to do around Manesty without a car.

Penrith, on the West Coast main line, is well served by high speed trains.

  • Direct trains from London take just over three hours.
  • Direct trains from Manchester Airport take two hours.

From Penrith you can:

From Keswick:

If you are coming to Manesty without a car, you can have your groceries delivered so you don’t have to carry them with you.  Visit the ‘groceries and deliveries’ section in Before you arrive for details.

On arrival

  • Arrival time is from 4pm
  • Come to Youdale Knot (our home) which is the most southerly building at Manesty
  • General parking is signposted and is at the end of our barn
  • We will show you to your accommodation and designated parking space
  • The balance of the rent for your holiday is due on your arrival

If you wish to arrive either before 4pm or later in the evening please let us know by email or phone and we will do our best to accommodate you. You are always welcome to park your car at any time on your arrival day and go for a walk or for lunch in Grange if your accommodation is not ready. We just need to know in advance, so do give us a ring (017687 77216) before you get here.

Stay with us

We offer short breaks and full week holidays all year round, with usual arrivals on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays, depending on the accommodation. We can sometimes be more flexible, so if you cannot find what you are looking for please do not hesitate to get in touch by using the enquiry form, by emailing us or by giving us a ring.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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