From the M6 motorway, exit the M6 at junction 36 and continue along the A590 signposted Barrow.
There is a daily National Express Coach service to Kendal with a link via X6 to Barrow. Stagecoach in Cumbria and other Operators operate a comprehensive bus service between local towns and the Lake District. For details contact National Express on: 08705 80 80 80 or use their journey planner at www.nationalexpress.com
Local bus services in Barrow are provided by Stagecoach. You can download their timetables as pdf files from the Stagecoach site: www.stagecoachbus.com
Whether travelling South from Carlisle or West from Lancaster, the railway lines offer a scenic coastal journey into Barrow in Furness with stunning views and varied wildlife to see on the way. For information on timetables and tickets visit www.northernrailway.co.uk
The official Soapbox Challenge Car Park will be situated at the multi-storey car park (Portland Walk) and will cost £4 for all day parking.
To access the car park, enter into Barrow along Abbey Road until Ramsden Square (where you should find a car park sign), then take the first exit off Ramsden Square into Duke Street. Immediately after the Jefferson’s Hotel take a left turn and you will see the multi-storey ramp in front of you.
This is a pay and display car park managed by Barrow Borough Council and cars must display a £4 ticket, which will enable them to park all day.