View of boats on Windermere from Lake District Visitor Centre copyright Charlie Hedley

Car parks: Brockhole on Windermere

Location:

Short grid reference: NY 390 010 Postcode: LA23 1LJ

Brockhole on Windermere (opens in new window) is on the eastern shore of Windermere, just off the A591 between Windermere village and Ambleside.

Facilities:

Ladies; gents and disabled toilets. Baby changing facilities. Disabled parking available near the house, shop and cafe. Exhibitions, gardens, adventure playground, lakeshore access, picnic areas.

Coach parking

Unfortunately no coaches are accepted between 23 July and 4 September and 14 - 31 October. Please do not attempt to drive onto the site with a coach during these dates as there will be nowhere to either park or turn.

Car park

Pay after Stay parking system

Payable 24 hours a day including Sundays and Bank Holidays.

  • For first 2 hours: £3
  • Then 40p for every 20 minutes
  • Up to a maximum of £8 for the day

Signs explain the system. You can also pay online up to 48 hours after you've parked at www.parkwithease.co.uk (opens in new window).


*We will be very busy during the school holidays and our car park will fill up very early, at which point we ask drivers to park elsewhere in the area. We encourage anyone who can to travel by alternative means including boat, bus or cycle.

Where does the money go?

All car park charges go towards keeping the National Park special for the future.

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