Car parks: Ullswater

Eusemere, near Pooley Bridge

Short grid reference: NY 470 243. Postcode: CA10 2NE

Pay by mobile phone reference: 7257. You can also pay by credit card as well as in cash.

This is the nearest car park to Pooley Bridge village and its various facilities, including public toilets. Coming from the lake, the car park is on the right after crossing the river bridge. Motor boat hire is also close by.

Walking routes from here include Barton Fell and the routes to High Street.

Coach parking?

There is no coach parking at this car park

Pay and display prices:

Payable every day 8am - 8pm including Bank Holidays

  • Up to 2 hours: £3.00
  • Up to 4 hours: £5.40
  • All day: £8.00
  • Weekly for this car park: £28

Glenridding

Short grid reference: NY 385 169. Postcode: CA11 0PD

This is a large car park situated in the centre of Glenridding village. There are shops, cafes and pubs close by. A short walk away is the Ullswater steamers southern terminal and there is boat hire in the area.

This location is an ideal starting point for walkers intending to walk on Helvellyn, or to walk along the lake shore to Howtown and return by steamer.

Facilities:

Ladies, Gents and Disabled toilets. Baby-changing facilities. Next to the Ullswater Information Centre. Picnic area.

Coach parking?

There is coach parking available in this car park.

Pay after Stay parking system

Payable every day 9am - 6pm including 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)

Where does the money go?

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

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