For Sat Nav. Enter the postcode CA12 5TY and town Portinscale if required. Grid reference: NY 252 229
By Car: Take the M6 to Junction 40. Follow signs for the A66, Keswick and Workington. For those with satellite navigation, enter the postcode CA12 5TY and town Portinscale if required. From Penrith: take the A66 towards Cockermouth. One mile beyond the roundabout to Keswick and 200 yards beyond the B5289 turning, turn left off the A66 signposted to Portinscale, Grange and the Newlands Valley. Derwent Bank (not Derwentwater Hotel) is approx. ½ a mile along this road on the left after the Derwentwater Marina and before Nicol End Marina. Look out for our sign.
From Kendal: take the A591 to Keswick. To avoid the town centre, turn right following signs to the A66 and Cockermouth, then follow the directions as above.
NB: If you get to the Nichol End marina you have just gone a bit too far.
Car parking: Parking is available in the grounds. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage to guests’ property or vehicles. We advise not to leave valuables in cars.
By Rail: The nearest train station to Derwent Bank is at Penrith. For train times and general rail enquiries visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 03457 484950. If you are phoning from outside the UK call +44 20 7278 5240. The 20-mile journey from Penrith Station takes approximately 40 minutes.
Our station transfers: We offer a reduced-price transfer between Penrith railway station and Derwent Bank every Friday and Monday. The pickup is at 4.50pm from Penrith railway station. On departure day the transfer will get you back to Penrith station by 9.50am. The transfer is £18 return, but a place must be reserved at least 14 days in advance by calling our Holiday Services team on 020 8732 1220.
Station transfer by taxi: If you can’t meet our station transfer, you can arrange your own taxi. We have negotiated a preferential rate with Davies Taxis for all pre-booked journeys of £38 per taxi. (Please note - taxis that are not pre-booked can be considerably more expensive at Penrith railway station). They will arrange shared taxis wherever possible. To book a transfer please phone or email: Davies Taxis* Tel: +44 (0)17687 72676 Email: email@example.com The return journey can be arranged on your behalf by the house team. *Davies Taxis is not owned by or managed by HF Holidays.
Station transfers by bus: The X5 and X4 buses run approximately every hour from Penrith railway station to Keswick. Alight at Booths supermarket and complete the final 2 miles of your journey by taxi. You can pre book Davies Taxis at the preferential rate of £6 per taxi. To help you plan your journey go to www.traveline.info