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Map of the route of the A592 witihin the Lake District National Park
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), 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), 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) and is frequently closed in winter.
Route map: Bing