Getting to the race
Location: Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0HP Brathay Hall is the event centre for Trail Pursuit 2021. It is set in beautiful scenery at the centre of the Lake District on the shore of Lake Windermere.
Brathay is 1.2 miles from Ambleside, a bustling market town with shops for outdoor enthusiasts & many restaurants, cafes and bars.
Travelling by car: With easy access from the M6 (J36 from the South - 28 miles, J40 from the North - 29 miles) A591 to Ambleside, follow the A593 and B5286 for 1.2 miles.
Travelling by train: There are excellent rail connections to Windermere station (via Oxenholme on the West Coast mainline) which is only 5 miles from Brathay. Bus and taxi services are available at Windermere station.
Key items to remember: - Trail shoes - Rain jacket - Mobile phone (in case of emergency) - Additional nutrition - A re-useable cup (our races are plastic free!)
Where to stay
At Trail Pursuit 2021 we aren't offering accommodation. However, we can recommend some excellent options on-site & in the surrounding area:
Brathay Hall (On-Site): A range of bed & breakfast rooms, from budget to luxury, for your short break in the beautiful Lake District.
Local Hotels: Daffodil Hotel & Spa, Water Edge Inn, High Dale House
Local Campsites: Low Wray Campsite, Great Langdale Campsite, Bays Brown Farm Campsite, Grizedale Campsite
Local Hostels: Ambleside YHA, Hawkshead YHA, Windermere YHA, Keswick YHA