Getting to the event

We'd advise leaving a little bit of extra time when travelling to an event to avoid any issues in the event of any delays. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about getting to an event.

Directions to Brathay Hall

Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0HP

Brathay Hall is the event centre for the ASICS Windermere Marathon, Brathay 10in10, Brathay Cycling sportives and Brathay Rowing events. It is set in beautiful scenery at the centre of the Lake District on the shore of Windermere, England's largest lake.

Brathay is 1.2 miles from Ambleside, a bustling market town providing everything a visitor could want from numerous shops for outdoor enthusiasts, to local hospitality provided by many restaurants, cafes and bars.

Travelling by car

With easy access from the M6 (J36 from the South - 28 miles, J40 from the North - 29 miles) A591 to Ambleside, follow the A593 and B5286 for 1.2 miles.

Travelling by train

There are excellent rail connections to Windermere station (via Oxenholme on the West Coast mainline) which is only 5 miles from Brathay. Bus and taxi services are available at Windermere station.

Directions to Sticklebarn

Sticklebarn, Great Langdale, Cumbria, LA22 9JU

Sticklebarn is the event centre for the Langdale Road Races. It is set in beautiful scenery beside the Great Langdale beck.

Travelling by car

With easy access from the M6 (J36 from the South - 28 miles, J40 from the North - 29 miles) A591 to Ambleside, A593 from Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge, then take the B543 to Great Langdale.

Travelling by train

There are excellent rail connections to Windermere station (via Oxenholme on the West Coast mainline) which is only 11 miles from Sticklebarn. Catch 555 or 556 Keswick to Ambleside bus, then change to the 516.

Directions to Arnside

The Promenade, Arnside, LA5 0HA

The Promenade in Arnside serves as the start for the Brathay Trust Cross Bay Walk. 

Travelling by car

Leave the M6 J36 following signs for Kendal on the A590. Continue on the A590 until presented with signs for the A6 to Milnthorpe. Continue to Milnthorpe centre and then follow signs for Arnside on the B5282.

Travelling by train

There are excellent rail connections to Arnside (via Lancaster on the West Coast mainline). Upon arriving in Arnside you will have a half mile walk round the waterfront to reach the event start.