From the East (North and South) - Penrith and the M6
Travelling West on A66 from the M6 Motorway (Junction 40), continue towards Keswick bypassing the first Keswick turn-off.
Take the left turning sign-posted Portinscale/NewlandsValley. Continue through the village of Portinscale past the marina. After approx 1.5 miles turn right sign-posted Swinside/Stair/NewlandsValley/Buttermere. Go through Stair, past Stair Mill on your right and up the hill across the cattle grid until you come to Ellas Crag Guest House on your left. Follow the road which leads to Buttermere for a few hundred yards where on your left you will see a gate with a sign on for Rowling End. Go down the private drive and Rowling End and The Mouse House are on your right.
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Computer Aided Route Finding - The postcode for Sat-Nav or on-line route finding is CA12 5TS
Please note: The postcode will take you approximately 0.5 miles past the entrance to the drive. If you reach the turning to Littletown you have gone too far.
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Grid References for Rowling End
The OS Grid reference for Rowling End is 323532,520693 100mm Grid reference. NY 235 199 GB Grid Latitude/Longitude. 54.58, 3.18
Distances from major towns to Rowling End
Keswick - 4 miles Penrith - 23 miles Grasmere - 18 miles Ambleside - 21 miles Windermere - 26 miles Ullswater - 28 miles Birmingham - 184 miles
Brisol - 265 miles Cambridge - 245 miles Cardiff - 285 miles Edinburgh/Glasgow - 125 miles Lancaster - 55 miles Leeds - 119 Liverpool - 114 miles
London - 297 miles Manchester - 109 miles Newcastle - 85 miles Nottingham - 175 miles Norwich - 280 miles Oxford - 257 miles York - 117 miles