The house sits in extensive gardens and grounds surrounded by stunning Lakeland scenery. The River Rothay flows through the grounds on its way from Rydal Water to Lake Windermere. The beautiful Rydal Water is only 150 metres away. This lake was a great favourite of William Wordsworth who’s home at Rydal Mount is just 300 metres from the house. Dora’s Field, dedicated to the memory of Wordsworth’s daughter lies just across the road.
The unspoilt village of Rydal lies one mile out of Ambleside on the road to Grasmere and Keswick. It is an ideal centre for touring the Lake District or for walking, cycling or fishing holidays.The Fairfield Horseshoe, the Coffin Trail, Loughrigg Fell and Lake walks surround the house. A bus stop outside the house connects to all the main Lake District destinations and beyond.
The house has a private car park as well as secure garaging for cycles and motorbikes.
Rydal Lodge sits in the centre of Rydal village on the A 591 road. This road can be busy during the day but is usually quiet at night.
From the North: -
Exit the M6 at junction 40. Turn onto the A66 West towards Keswick, then South on the
A591 to Rydal in the direction of Grasmere then signposted Ambleside and Windermere
Rydal Lodge is in the centre of Rydal on the main A591 road
(The four mile stretch of the A591 between Grasmere and Thirlmere which was closed following severe damage from Storm Desmond in December 2015 was re-opened on Wednesday 11th May 2016)
From the South: -
Exit the M6 at junction 36, follow the A591 West via Kendal, Windermere and Ambleside to Rydal.
Nearest railway station – Windermere (5 miles)
Bus Service 555 (Lancaster – Keswick) throughout the year and 599 (Bowness – Grasmere) (Open top Summer service) book to Rydal Church - the bus stops outside the house.
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