Knottallow Tarn: Directions

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Directions to Knottallow Tarn
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Directions to Knottallow Tarn from the M6 Motorway

From the M6 Motorway Take Junction 36 following the A590 and signs to Barrow-in-Furness. Upon reaching Ulverston you will pass Hoad Hill with the John Barrow Monument on the top. When you arrive at Ulverston you will come to a mini roundabout with a Booths supermarket to your left. Go straight on at this roundabout and follow the A590 to the next roundabout where you take the third exit heading past the Hartleys Brewery and into the Town Centre. Cross the pedestrian crossing as you pass the Bird in Hand Pub following the road as it bears left then straight on. Cross another two pedestrian crossings and at the second you will come to a small white painted roundabout at the bottom of Soutergate. Turn up the hill at the small painted roundabout at the bottom of Soutergate taking the second exit. Take the second left turn off Soutergate onto Old Hall Road and follow this road through the edge of the town and into the countryside. Go up the hill, past Old Hall Farm on your left and as you reach the next set of buildings (past the alpacas on your left) take the next left up the hill toward Boretree Stile. Head up this steep hill until you see Knottallow Tarn on your left.

Parking at Knottallow Tarn

There is limited parking for about 6 cars at the roadside.