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Furness & South Lakeland Branch of LACR

TOWER INFORMATION FOR

St Martin, BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE


© Copyright John Salmon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

SATNAV / GPS

PostCode: LA23 3DG
Landranger Grid Ref: SD402969
LAT: N54:21:51 (54.364108)
LONG: W2:55:16 (-2.921073)
Waymarking 1 | Waymarking 2

ONLINE MAP LINKS

Google Streetview

OS Map: Dove's Guide or Bing Maps


Ordnance Survey Map Reference

OS LANDRANGER (1:50,000 2cm=1km)
Sheet 96: Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland
Sheet 97: Kendal & Morecambe

OS EXPLORER (1:25000 4cm=1km)
Sheet OL7: The English Lakes: South Eastern Area


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PARKING

Very restricted adjacent to church.

CAR PARKS (SLDC parking Charges)
Nearest car park on Rayrigg Road - Entrance approx. 0.5km North of church. See Parkopedia for this and other car parks.

Nearest free parking (if available) = roadside on Rayrigg Road (about 0.6 to 0.75km North of church) and beyond Rayrigg Motors.

ACCESSIBILITY

Spiral Staircase - door in external wall of tower.
Maximum of approx. 18 people in ringing room

FACILITIES

TOILETS
Located inside church (only accessible if church is open)
Alternatives at entrance to Rayrigg Road car park,
and Glebe Road next to Tourist Information Centre.

SHELTER
Only shelter available is the church porch (if ringing room full), unless the church is open.

SHOPS
Surrounded by shops and cafes

LINKS TO OTHER WEB PAGES

RINGING WEBSITES
DOVE (Bowness) - Dove's Guide For Church Bell Ringers
BlueLine
Old Cumbria Gazetteer (Bells)

CHURCH WEBSITES
St Martins Church (www.stmartin.org.uk)

TOURISM WEBSITES
Visit Cumbria

REFERENCE WEBSITES
Wikipedia

AUDIO


Short recording of bellringing at Bowness on branch open day Sat 4th May 2013