Welcome to Low Nest Studio's Guest Accommodation, Lake district, Cumbria.
Driving Directions -
From the South. -
Choose either the Fast Route or the Scenic Route.
From the North or East -
Follow the Fast Route below.
Fast Route. -
From M6 J40 (Penrith) take the A66 towards Keswick. Approx 15 miles from the M6 junction take the slip road signposted A591 Windermere. After 1/2 mile (900m), at the second T junction, turn left up the hill following the A591 towards Windermere. In 1 mile (1.7 km) you will be at the top of the hill and see some trees on the roadside on the left and a lane signposted to the Stone Circle. From here Low Nest is the second turning on the left, about 1/4 mile (400m) down the hill.
Scenic Route. (can be slow on bank holidays) -
From M6 J36 take the A590 towards Kendal then follow the A591 through Windermere and Ambleside towards Keswick. After Grasmere there is a long steep climb over Dunmail Raise followed by a descent to Thirlmere. After passing the Kings Head pub the road is fairly flat for 3.5 miles (including half a mile of dual-carriageway). After passing Dale Bottom Campsite you come to a right hand bend followed by a steepish climb. This hill is Nest Brow and Low Nest is the next turning on the right.
From Keswick town centre -
Follow the A591 (Penrith Road) up the steep hill out of Keswick in the direction of Ambleside and Windermere. At the top of the hill you will see some trees on the roadside on the left and a lane signposted to the Stone Circle. From here Low Nest is the second turning on the left, about 1/4 mile (400m) down the hill.
View from our Dining Room
24th July 2008 6.45am
One of the great views whilst walking into Keswick, via great wood.