Benfield

Postcode: LA22 9RD

Benfield is a street governed by Lakes Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Ambleside and Grasmere Ward in the administration area of South Lakeland District Council within Cumbria County Council located in the North West Euro Region of the UK.

Benfield is located 238.1 miles North West from the centre of London, 29.92 miles South from the centre of Carlisle, 30.16 miles North from the centre of Lancaster and 66.41 miles South West from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Road Name:Benfield
Road Type:residential
Speed Limit:30 Mph
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Postcodes for Benfield

LA22 9RD
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Benfield is approximately 21.7369 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 89 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Benfield is a river called Greenhead Gill which is approximately 0.0918836 kilometres away
Height

Height

The Central point of Benfield is approximately 89 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 015394 - Hawkshead
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7
Median Speed: 8.1
Maximum Speed: 8.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 18
water

Water and Drainage Details

United Utilities
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Benfield

6 Benfield
Sale Price: £250,000
Sale Date: 29/04/2015
9 Benfield
Sale Price: £195,000
Sale Date: 26/09/2005
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Grasmere CofE Primary School

Distance: 0.88 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 75
Address: Stock Lane, Grasmere, LA22 9SJ
Telephone: 01539435313
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benfield to Grasmere CofE Primary School

Langdale CofE School

Distance: 3.39 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 40
Address: Chapel Stile, Great Langdale, LA22 9JE
Telephone: 01539437204
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Benfield to Langdale CofE School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Westmorland General Hospital

Address: Burton Rd, Kendal,
NHS Sector
University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01539 732288
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Distance: 25.49 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Westmorland General Hospital

Cockermouth Community Hospital

Address: Isel Road, Cockermouth,
NHS Sector
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01900 705776
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Distance: 31.39 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Cockermouth Community Hospital

Millom Hospital

Address: Lapstone Road, Millom,
NHS Sector
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01229 402600
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Distance: 32.69 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Millom Hospital

West Cumberland Hospital

Address: Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven,
NHS Sector
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
Telephone: 01946 693181
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Distance: 35.89 (km)
Directions from Benfield to West Cumberland Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Ambleside Health Centre

Address: Ambleside Health Centre, Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BP
Telephone: 01539 432693
Distance: 4.7 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Ambleside Health Centre

Glenridding Health Centre

Address: Glenridding Health Centre, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0PD
Telephone: 01768 482297
Distance: 9.87 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Glenridding Health Centre

Hawkshead Medical Practice

Address: Hawkshead Medical Pract, Red Lion Yard, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NU
Telephone: 01539 436246
Distance: 9.98 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Hawkshead Medical Practice

Wraysdale House Surgery

Address: Wraysdale House, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8ER
Telephone: 01539 441205
Distance: 11.42 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Wraysdale House Surgery
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Ambleside Dental Surgery

Address: Ambleside Dental Surgery, East Lynne, Millans Park, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9AG
Distance: 4.95 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Ambleside Dental Surgery

Mint Dental,

Address: Mint Dental,, Old Quaker Meeting House, Rydal Road, Ambleside, LA22 9AN
Distance: 4.97 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Mint Dental,

26 Victoria Terrace

Address: 26 Victoria Terrace, Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AB
Distance: 11.92 (km)
Directions from Benfield to 26 Victoria Terrace

Dental Surgery

Address: Dental Surgery, St Johns House, Lake Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2EQ
Distance: 12.46 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Dental Surgery
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Ambleside Library CDC

Kelsick Road, Ambleside, LA220BZ
Telephone: 1539432507
Distance: 5.26 Kilometres
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Directions from Benfield to Ambleside Library CDC

Coniston Library

John Ruskin Institute, Coniston, South Lakeland, LA218DU
Telephone: 015394 41731
Distance: 11.16 Kilometres
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Directions from Benfield to Coniston Library

Windermere Library

Ellerthwaite, Windermere, LA232AJ
Telephone:
Distance: 12.17 Kilometres
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Directions from Benfield to Windermere Library

Keswick Library

Heads Lane, Keswick, CA125HD
Telephone:
Distance: 17.13 Kilometres
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Directions from Benfield to Keswick Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Windermere Station is 12.02 Kilometers away

Directions from Benfield to Windermere

Windermere station is operated by TransPennine Express in the Westmorland and Lonsdale area on the Windermere Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Arnside • Barrow-In-Furness • Bolton • Buckshaw Parkway • Burneside • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Chorley • Dalton • Deansgate • Grange-Over-Sands • Heald Green • Horwich Parkway • Kendal • Lancaster • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Oxenholme Lake District • Preston • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Staveley (Cumbria) • Ulverston

Staveley (Cumbria) Station is 16.26 Kilometers away

Directions from Benfield to Staveley (Cumbria)

Staveley (Cumbria) station is operated by TransPennine Express in the Westmorland and Lonsdale area on the Windermere Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Arnside • Barrow-In-Furness • Bolton • Buckshaw Parkway • Burneside • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Chorley • Dalton • Deansgate • Grange-Over-Sands • Heald Green • Horwich Parkway • Kendal • Lancaster • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Oxenholme Lake District • Preston • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Ulverston • Windermere

Burneside Station is 20.33 Kilometers away

Directions from Benfield to Burneside

Burneside station is operated by TransPennine Express in the Westmorland and Lonsdale area on the Windermere Branch stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Arnside • Barrow-In-Furness • Bolton • Buckshaw Parkway • Cark & Cartmel • Carnforth • Chorley • Dalton • Deansgate • Grange-Over-Sands • Heald Green • Horwich Parkway • Kendal • Lancaster • Manchester Airport • Manchester Oxford Road • Manchester Piccadilly • Oxenholme Lake District • Preston • Salford Crescent • Silverdale • Staveley (Cumbria) • Ulverston • Windermere

Foxfield Station is 26.2 Kilometers away

Directions from Benfield to Foxfield

Foxfield station is operated by Northern in the Barrow and Furness area on the Cumbrian Coast stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Arnside • Askam • Aspatria • Barrow-In-Furness • Bootle (Cumbria) • Braystones • Cark & Cartmel • Carlisle • Carnforth • Corkickle • Dalston • Dalton • Drigg • Flimby • Grange-Over-Sands • Green Road • Harrington • Kents Bank • Kirkby-In-Furness • Lancaster • Maryport • Millom • Nethertown • Parton • Preston • Ravenglass • Roose • Seascale • Sellafield • Silecroft • Silverdale • St.Bees • Ulverston • Whitehaven • Wigton • Workington

Airports

Nearest Airports

Blackpool International Airport is 76.29 Kilometers away Directions from Benfield to Blackpool International Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 125.64 Kilometers away Directions from Benfield to Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Manchester Airport is 131.96 Kilometers away Directions from Benfield to Manchester Airport
Edinburgh Airport is 166.26 Kilometers away Directions from Benfield to Edinburgh Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Ambleside Waterhead Ferry Landing is 6.17 Kilometers away
Directions from Benfield to Ambleside Waterhead Ferry Landing
Brockhole Ferry Landing is 8.46 Kilometers away
Directions from Benfield to Brockhole Ferry Landing
Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing is 10.05 Kilometers away
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Monk Coniston Ferry Landing is 10.55 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Benfield is approximately 10.64 miles from the A66

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M6 J39/B6261 - 24.29 Km Away
Directions from Benfield to M6 J39/B6261
Junction: M6 J40/A66(T)/A592 - 26.78 Km Away
Directions from Benfield to M6 J40/A66(T)/A592
Junction: M6 J38/A685/B6260 - 27.46 Km Away
Directions from Benfield to M6 J38/A685/B6260
Junction: M6 J41/B5305 - 29.35 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Langdale Co-op

Chapel Stile, Ambleside, LA22 9JE
Distance: 3.39 Kilometres
Directions from Benfield to Langdale Co-op

The Cooperative Food

Co Op, Compston Road, Ambleside, LA22 9DR
Distance: 5.05 Kilometres
Directions from Benfield to The Cooperative Food

Tesco

Co Op, Compston Road, Ambleside, LA22 9DRMarket Place, Ambleside, LA22 9BU
Distance: 5.14 Kilometres
Directions from Benfield to Tesco

Hawkshead Co-op

Hawkshead Co-op, Main Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0NZ
Distance: 10.05 Kilometres
Directions from Benfield to Hawkshead Co-op

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum
Distance: 1.29 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Rydale Mount
Distance: 2.91 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Rydale Mount

Historic House

Attraction Name: Rydal Mount
Distance: 3.15 (km)
Directions from Benfield to Rydal Mount

Museum

Attraction Name: The Armitt Library and Museum
Distance: 4.25 (km)
Directions from Benfield to The Armitt Library and Museum

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of South Lakeland District
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South Lakeland House
Lowther Street
Kendal
LA9 4UF
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 0845 050 4434
County Council: Cumbria County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Ambleside and Grasmere Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale
The Member of Parliament is Farron, Tim
Within the area of Lakes Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01019376
Ons Area Name:South Lakeland 001C
Average Age : 46.35
Population: 1442.00
Male Population: 733.00 (50.83%)
Female Population: 709.00 (49.17%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Burglary1
Criminal-damage-arson1
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Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Benfield

OS Reference: 334072, 508155
OS Grid Reference: NY341082
Latitude and Longitude: 54.464348056566, -3.0172422278764
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 21.7369 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Benfield

Map Number: 90
Map Name: Penrith Keswick & Ambleside
Grasmere
South Lakeland
Cumbria
North East
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