Bankfield House is situated in a small lakeland village called Allithwaite, near Grange Over Sands. Other villages near by include Cartmel, Flookburgh and Lindale. Bankfield house is easy to get to because it’s near the M6 motorway (not too near!) and the regional train line that connects with the West Coast Main Line at Lancaster, just 30 minutes away by train.
Leave Junction 36 of the M6 and travel along the A591 towards Windermere, taking the A590 signposted to the Lake District Peninsulas. At the Lindale roundabout, take the B5277 to Grange-over-Sands and Allithwaite. Detailed directions are provided on booking.
By Air Rail and Bus
Trains run directly to Grange-over-Sands and Kents Bank from Manchester Airport (1hr 45) and Manchester Piccadilly (1hr 27). Many rail services require a change at Lancaster to the Furness Line, including London (3hrs 20) and Glasgow (3 hrs). Kents Bank station is the nearest station to Bankfield house being just 15 minutes walk. National Express coaches stop at Lancaster or Preston for rail connections to Grange-over-Sands. An hourly Stagecoach bus (X35) runs from Kendal bus station, connecting with the Grange Circular (532) to Allithwaite.