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Furness & South Lakeland Branch of LACR

TOWER INFORMATION FOR

The Church of St Michael and All Angels, HAWKSHEAD

SD3598 : Hawkshead Parish Church-04 by David Long
Hawkshead Parish Church
  © Copyright David Long and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

SATNAV / GPS

PostCode: LA22 0NT
Landranger Grid Ref: SD352980
LAT: N54:22:27 (54.374042)
LONG: W2:59:56 (-2.998759)
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

CAR PARKS
Main Car Park in centre of village (see LDNPA).
Charges £1.80 for up to 1 hour, £3 for up to 2 hours.
WARNING: Do not discard Pay & Display ticket (keep for a month).
Comments on Tripadvisor.com say there have been parking fines issued even when tickets had been purchased. So keep ticket to prove parking payment.

Primary school (south end of Main Street) has up to about 25 parking places (available outside of school hours), with honesty box. It can be cheaper than main car park (if stopping > 1hour):
£2 for up to 3 hours. However this car park is frequently full.

Nearest free parking is 2.4km (1.5 miles) North of Hawkshead, on bend North of Outgate (see streetview).

ACCESSIBILITY

Staircase from inside church to ringing room with window to nave.
Maximum of approx. 12 people in ringing room

FACILITIES

TOILETS
Toilet available in church
Public toilets in main car park at centre of village.

SHELTER
Shelter inside church.

SHOPS
Church, village shops, cafes and pubs all in centre of village.
Several shops catering for walkers and tourists.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB PAGES

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

CHURCH WEBSITES
Hawkshead Benefice
Hawkshead Bells (on www.hawksheadbenefice.co.uk)
Hawkshead - Carlisle Diocese

TOURISM WEBSITES
Visit Cumbria - Hawkshead
Hawkshead Tourist Info

REFERENCE WEBSITES
Wikipedia
Genuki
Old Cumbria Gazetteer
Lancashire OnLine Parish Records