Car parks: Grasmere

Enjoy the freedom to explore the Lake District by bus with new inclusive bus and parking tickets. Discount Park and Explore tickets are available from the parking ticket machines at this car park. To find out more please click here.

Broadgate Meadow car park, Grasmere

Short grid reference:  NY 338 077 Postcode: LA22 9TA

Broadgate Meadow car park is on the northern edge of Grasmere village. It's next to a children's playground and gives easy access to the village shops, cafes and toilets (which are 200 yds away). There are seats on the edge of the car park overlooking the River Rothay.

Walks are available from here to Helm Cragg, Easdale Tarn, Alcock Tarn and Fairfield.

Pay after Stay parking system

Payable every day 8am - 6pm including Bank Holidays

  • 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)

Coach parking?

There is no coach parking at this car park.

Stock Lane car park, Grasmere

Short grid reference: NY 339 072 Postcode: LA22 9SJ

You can also pay by credit card as well as in cash.

Stock Lane car park is near the entrance to the village. It's convenient for Dove Cottage and St Oswald's church where Wordsworth is buried. There is an abundance of shops, cafes and hotels within the village.

There are lots of walk you can start from here, including Silver Howe; Rydal Fell and Loughrigg. It is also possible to do a circle of Grasmere from this location.

Pay after Stay parking system

Payable every day 8am - 6pm including Bank Holidays

  • 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).

Facilities

Toilets: Ladies and gents. Disabled facilities are available in the village.

Coach parking?

Is available in this car park.

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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