By Train Our nearest main line station is Oxenholme the Lake District. From here take a connection on the branch line to Windermere. Taxis and Buses leave from the station to Ambleside. www.tpexpress.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk
By Bus Buses travel through the Lake District on a regular time table. From the south Lancaster & Kendal have large bus stations and from the north Carlisle and Keswick The 555 service is the main bus through Ambleside. During the summer months a regular service runs every 20 minutes from Bowness Bay to Grasmere, stopping in Ambleside.
From The North Leave the Motorway at Junction 40 (Penrith) - Follow the A66 West towards Keswick. At Threlkeld take the B5322 through St Johns in the Vale. this joins the A591 at Thirlspot (Kings Head Inn). Follow the A591 into Ambleside and MeadowBank is the first house on the right entering Ambleside.
From the South . From Junction 36 of the M6, take the A590/591 to Ambleside (20 miles, 25 minutes). Continue through Ambleside centre, passing the Church spire on your left and continuing up Compston Road, past the shops, keeping to the left hand lane on this one way road. Continue past the Apple pie and straight on at the mini roundabout. The main car park is on your left followed by the police and fire station. Carry on for 150 yards, the Greenbank road is on your right and MeadowBank is on the left just past this, before a sharp right hand bend.