Directions from the M6 - (Penrith)
At J40 follow signs for Keswick and the A66 west. Continue on A66 for approximately 15 miles. Do not leave the A66 until you see large brown tourist sign for Burns Farm Caravan & Campsite.Take a left turning off the A66 signposted Burns Farm and Castlerigg Stone Circle and follow the road for about 1/2 mile up the hill. Turn right onto the caravan site, site office is ahead, park on the left of the buildings.
Britain's Best Drive
The scenic A591 which stretches 21 miles between Windermere and Keswick takes in no less than six lakes – Windermere, Rydal, Grasmere, Thirlmere, Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake. It also includes some of the most impressive mountain scenery in the world including Dunmail Raise, the glacial valley of St John’s In the Vale and the lower slopes of Helvellyn. It was named Britain’s Best Drive in a poll by sat nav firm Garmin and voted one of the top three drives in Europe by European rent-a-car specialists Alamo.