From the A1:
Leave the A1 at the exit for the A659 (just south of Wetherby) and join the A659 towards Harewood House. Remain on the A659 past Harewood House and on towards Otley. From Otley join the A65 for Ilkley and Skipton.
Remain on the A65 through Ilkley and continue towards Skipton. Bypass Skipton (2 roundabouts) and at the third roundabout (Little Chef/Burger King) take the third exit to remain on the A65 for Kendal and Lake District.
Proceed through the village of Gargrave and The Coniston Hotel is on the right hand side on leaving the village of Coniston Cold.
There is ample free parking at the hotel.