Leave site 21 mile journey southwest to Windermere 1st left B5322 for 3 miles turn left A591 continue for 12 miles turn left A593 onto B5286 and park near to the Lake. This journey allows you to take full advantage of the beauty of the Lake Districts National Park at its best.
Windermere is the largest natural Lake in England, a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough. There are many things to explore, take a passenger ferry trip and see the scenery from the boat. Get off at Bowness visit the Windermere Steamboat Museum with vintage boats dating back to 1896. Close by are the Coniston Water and Ullswater more of the same like Windermere.
Continue journey around Lake Windermere allowing you to view the scenery by road travelling 13 miles to Coniston Village going southwest turn left A593 at the roundabout A591 then 1st left A593 continue 7 miles park at the museum.
The Ruskin Museum is in the centre of Coniston, and has displays of the late Donald Cambell who is still the only man to hold the land and water speed records in the same year. In 1967 on Lake Coniston in his boat Bluebird, he died attempting the world water speed record, at 320 mph the boat flipped and disintegrated.