A592 road

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Route information
Length 34 mi (55 km)
Major junctions
North end Penrith
  [ M 6  ] M6 motorway
A66 A66 road
A5091 A5091 road
A591 A591 road
A5074 A5074 road
A590 A590 road
South end Newby Bridge
Road network
The A592 going over Kirkstone Pass

The A592 road is a major route running north-south through the English Lake District.

The road connects Penrith (54°39′50″N 2°45′09″W / 54.6639°N 2.7524°W / 54.6639; -2.7524 (A592 road (northern end))), and junction 40 of the M6 motorway), with Staveley at the southern tip of the lake, Windermere, (54°16′02″N 2°58′01″W / 54.2672°N 2.9669°W / 54.2672; -2.9669 (A592 road (northern end))), which is skirted by the A592 on its eastern bank; the road also follows the northern/western bank of Ullswater. It passes through Glenridding, Patterdale, the town of Windermere (where it crosses the A591 road), Bowness-on-Windermere and Storrs.

The total length is just under 34 miles (55 km), including a short concurrency with the A66 road to the west of the motorway junction.

The A592 crosses Kirkstone Pass with a summit at 454 metres (1,490 ft)[1] and is frequently closed in winter.


  1. ^ "Cumbria Police: A592 Penrith – Windermere". Retrieved 2009-12-21.

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