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Installation of the 1st temporary bridge on Dunmail Raise bypass

7 February 2016 / News / Weather / Grasmere

Many of you will be aware that the A591 route to Keswick has been closed since the December flooding after Storm Desmond.

The good news is that a temporary bridge has now been installed.

A591 'The Gap' bridge in place Photo Credit – Martin Campbell, Grasmere

Grasmere is Open for Business

The A591 in Cumbria is set to open for a public transport service between Grasmere and Keswick using a newly constructed temporary bypass & bridge over a river.

A PUBLIC bus service connecting Keswick and Grasmere via Thirlmere is planned to start later this month using the temporary road being built to bypass “The Gap” on Dunmail Raise.

The bus is expected to begin operating on February 16.

The bus service, which will be delivered on a commercial basis by Stagecoach, will connect with existing bus services at Grasmere, including through the central lakes to Kendal.

It will operate on an hourly basis from 7am until 7pm six days a week, with a two hourly service on a Sunday between 10am and 5pm, and offer a journey time of 45 minutes; cutting the existing journey time between the two locations by almost two hours.

Buses will leave Keswick at 5 minutes past the hour and leave Grasmere at 10 minutes to the hour (apart from the first bus of the day which will depart at 7am).

Watch video of the Installation of the 1st temporary bridge on Dunmail Raise bypass

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A great morning for Photographs

31 August 2012 / Weather / Walks / Grasmere / Coast To Coast / Photography

Three great photos for you this morning, with morning mist and blue skies – looking forwards to a grand day in the Lakes.

View towards Helvellyn

Up towards Helvellyn, this is the Coast to Coast route to Patterdale. Views of Seat Sandal. Grisedale Hause (the Gap before Grisedale Tarn), Fairfield and Great Rigg.

Helm Crag from the How at Throney How

This is our view of Helm Crag from the top of the How at Thorney How, overlooking our roof line.

First Autumn Colours Grasmere

First autumn colours appearing in the garden.

Windblown Cumbria

6 February 2011 / News / Weather

Cumbria has weathered heavy winds and rain over the last few days.

See weather warning in the Westmorland Gazette

I got a chance to take a look around the grounds yesterday to check for any damage.

We have some tree damage and the whole site is waterlogged, much like the rest of the Lake District.

Trees down at Thorney How 4th February 2011