Thorney How,Grasmere Map
Hostel | Grasmere Thorney How, Grasmere, Lake District Lake District, England LA22 9QW
3 out of 3 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (07/09/2012)
Jenny Doyle thinks…
"I loved it! It is a little out of the way but that's what the lakes are about the location is bang at the bottom of the mountains looking over the valley and a short walk to Grassmere the local…"Read all Thorney How,Grasmere reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Bicycle hire
- Reception (limited hours)
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- Outside area
- Television room
- Breakfast USD 8.31
- Towel USD 3.32
- Luggage Room
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GPS-enabled map and directions
From the bus stop in Grasmere centre follow Easedale Road leading north from the village green for 1/4 mile – you will go past Butharlyp How YHA, several small groups of houses and over a small bridge (Goody Bridge).
At a junction Thorney How Hostel is signposted (small brown sign) right 400yds.
Follow the narrow winding and rising lane past a group of houses and woodland. Thorney How is then on your left – via an unmade track that leads uphill for about 50yds by a Grit Bin.
The nearest local train service is Windermere, with the nearest national line station at Oxenholme Lake District with good links North and South.
Be aware that delayed trains could mean that you miss the last bus!
National Rail Enquiries
0845 748 4950
Grasmere has a regular bus service North and South. The bus stop is in the centre of Grasmere village 1/2 mile or 15 mins walk.
Please be aware that National Coaches do not stop in the village and will add an extra 1/2 mile walk through the centre of the village.
The local service is roughly 1/2 hourly, it is less frequent in the evenings and on Sundays.
555 / 556 South to Ambleside, Windermere, Kendal, Lancaster
555 / 556 North to Keswick (then 554 to Carlisle)
For Bus Timetables call Traveline on 0871 2002233
(Warning all access routes are via narrow lanes – not suitable for larger coaches)
Thorney How is best accessed via Easedale Road in Grasmere.
From the A591 traveling north on approaching Grasmere go past the roundabout junction near to the Wordsworth Trust signposted Grasmere Village. Instead take the next left hand turn 1/2 mile further on also signposted Grasmere Village and opposite to The Swan Hotel.
This is Swan Lane (B5287) leading to Broadgate. Follow this into the village for 1/2 mile – Easedale Road is immediately on the right as you reach the village green having just passed the Coop Store.
Follow as for on foot above.
If you pass the side track to Thorney How you will reach a farm and eventually come back to the A591.
From the A591 approaching Grasmere shortly after the first 40 mph sign either take a right hand turn on a sharp bend opposite a post box, currently unsignposted leading to a single track lane. Follow this to a small bridge. Take the left hand fork after the bridge onto another narrow lane with limited passing places for approximately ½ mile. After passing a farm on the right the road twists and drops down hill. A right hand turn leads to an unmade track leading uphill for about 50yds by a Grit Bin. This will be properly signposted in the future. If you pass this track you will eventually come back to Easedale Road and into Grasmere village.
Alternatively take the next right hand turn opposite the Swan Hotel signposted Grasmere village and follow directions as for traveling north above.