Getting There -- Take a train to Windermere and proceed the rest of the way by bus.

Stagecoach (tel. 0870/608-2608; has a regular bus service from Windermere and Grasmere (bus no. 555).

If you're driving from Windermere, drive northwest on the A591.

Visitor Information -- The Tourist Information Centre, at Moot Hall, Market Square (tel. 01768/772645;, is open daily April to September 9:30am to 5:30pm, and October to March daily 9:30am to 4:30pm. It's closed Christmas and New Year's Day.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.