Road from Dockray towards Ullswater copyright Paul Reynolds
Road from Dockray towards Ullswater

Car parks: Buttermere


Short grid reference: NY 172 169 Nearest postcode: CA13 9XA

Buttermere car park is in the centre of the village, behind the Bridge Hotel and beside the Fish Hotel. A small stream runs alongside the car park.

Walking from here is almost unlimited! Walks include High Stile, High Craggs and Haystacks, as well as circular walks around Buttermere and Crummock Water.

Pay by phone reference: 7265. However please be aware there is poor mobile signal in this area.


Ladies; Gents and Disabled toilets. Baby-changing facilities.

Coach parking?

There is no coach parking at this car park.

Map location

The red icon with a white 'P' shows where the car park is on the map below.

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Pay and display prices:

Payable every day 8am - 8pm including Bank Holidays

  • Up to 2 hours: £3.50
  • Up to 4 hours: £6
  • Up to 12 hours: £8
  • Weekly for this car park: £28

Where does the money go?

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

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Cottage near Coniston - copyright Charlie Hedley

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