Photoguide -  walking from Ulverston railway station to Swarthmoor Hall

This walk takes about 15 minutes.

Note the map of Ulverston at the right of the station exit. Turn left as you go out of the station

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Continue up the station approach road.

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Turn right at the top of the station approach road and keep on the right hand side of Springfield Road

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The path to Swarthmoor Hall is on your right just before you come to the railings

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Look out for this signpost

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Go through the gate and along the path

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...keep on...

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The path leads down into a small valley.

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Go across the bridge and through the gate into the meadow. Use the kissing gate on the left rather than opening the field gate.

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Walk across the meadow to the gate marked by the arrow


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Approaching the gate

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Go through the kissing gate on the left...

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... and continue along the path

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You'll see the Hall on your left. Don't go through this gate but continue along the path towards the road and the main entrance.

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Continue past the outbuildings towards the gate at the end of the path. Caution - the gate opens on to a road with no pavement (sidewalk), so don't let children run ahead.

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Go through the gate. The Swarthmoor Hall entrance is immediately to your left. The road isn't very busy but nevertheless look out for traffic. Overseas visitors should bear in mind that we drive on the left.

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There's a notice board displaying opening times, but check the website

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This is the entrance to Swarthmoor Hall

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Map of Ulverston car parks and one way system