Getting Here

How to find Rowling End and The Mouse House



Directions 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/Newlands Valley

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, over the humped-back bridge 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, (please close the gate behind you)

content-backgroundPlanning your journey by car – links
AA Route Finder
RAC Route Planner
Map Quest

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

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 Bristol – 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

Grid References for Rowling End

The OS Grid reference for Rowling End is 323532,520693 100mm  Grid reference. NY 235 206 GB  Grid Latitude/Longitude. 54.58, 3.18Getting Here_image_2