Shap tourist and travel information

Shap tourist and travel information

Shap Travel Information

Travel Information Shap is situated in a beautiful valley in the Shap Fells, yet close to the M6 motorway.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Shap - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

M6 Motorway

Roads Shap - Travel by road - Shap is about 3 miles north of Junction 39 of the M6 Motorway. The M6 Motorway travels north - south and connects to the M1 at Rugby then on to Carlisle. The M6 Toll is north of Walsall and Sutton Coldfield and bypasses the M6 the areas around Birmingham and Wolverhampton. Shap is about 35 miles from Carlisle and 200 miles from Rugby.

M6 Motorway

Travel by train

Hire - Penrith Shap nearby station - Travel by train -Penrith station, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7JQ. Trains from Manchester, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh all stop at Penrith station, a 5 minutes walk from Penrith town centre. Penrith is about 12 miles from Shap.

Transpennine Express. Tel: 0845 600 1671. www.tpexpress.co.uk Northern Rail. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Shap Tourist Information

Entertainment

Entertainment Shap - Entertainment and attractions - Shap consists mainly of a double row of stone cottages and old coaching inns. Keld Chapel is a tiny 16th-century Chapel near Shap. Shap heated open air pool is open from mid-May to August. Tel:01931 716513.

Entertainment

Museum

Other information Shap - Other information - Brougham Castle, Penrith Tel: 01768 862488. Westmorland Motor Museum, Rellandsgate, Kings Meaburn, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3BT Tel: 01931 714 624. Acorn Bank Garden & Watermill, Temple Sowerby, nr Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP Tel: 017683 61893. The Horse Fair, Appleby-in-Westmorland.

Museum

SHAP ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

Shap hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Shap Cumbria see Windermere hotels & Penrith hotels.
For self catering cottages accommodation in other areas near to Shap Cumbria see self catering accommodation in Kendal & self catering accommodation in Penrith.

Cumbria Map and Attractions

Penrith is 290 miles from London. It is 91 miles from Barrow in Furness to Brampton and 81 miles from Whitehaven to Kirkby Stephen.

Airports Airport indicated is Carlisle airport.

Roads Shap is about 3 miles north of Junction 39 of the M6 Motorway.

Cumbria map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Shap.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LF Tel: 015394 36269
Attraction 2 - Laurel & Hardy Museum, 4c Upper Brook Street, Ulverston LA12 7BH Tel: 01229 582292
Attraction 3 - Birdoswald Roman Fort, Hadrian's Wall, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 7DD Tel: 016977 47602
Attraction 4 - Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6QF - Tel:01539 536340 (www.cartmel-racecourse.co.uk)
Attraction 5 - Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Ravenglass, Cumbria. Tel: 01229 717171

See Shap attractions & more Cumbria Attractions

Shap - Local Information. St Michael's Church 01931 716119 - Shap Heated Open Air Swimming Pool - Anderson News 01931 716450 - Shap Library 01931 716644 - Shap Parish Council 01931 716743

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