The Cross Lakes Experience lets you explore Windermere, Coniston Water and the breathtaking countryside between without the car. Try by boat, bus, bike or boot instead!
5 April - 2 November 2014
Bowness to Hawkshead also runs 15 - 23 February 2014
Just hop on at a boat or bus stops - you can even bring your bike. Tickets are available from Windermere Lake Cruises ticket office at Bowness, on board Coniston Launch or from the Mountain Goat bus driver.
Child fares are for 15 years and under. Children aged 4 years and under travel free.
Bicycles are carried free across Windermere. Cost is £1 on buses and £1 on Coniston Launch.
Call Mountain Goat on 015394 48600 or Stagecoach on 0871 200 22 33.
Cross Lakes Shuttle interactive map (opens in new window)
Please note: You will need to have Shockwave Flash installed on your computer to see the map. The 360 degree images are no longer available.
This project is delivered in partnership with the charity Nurture Lakeland. They work with visitors and tourism-related businesses to fundraise for local conservation projects and to promote environmentally sustainable tourism.
Please help by buying a virtual gift or making a donation (opens in new window).
We've cosy holiday cottages, quirky boutique hotels, friendly bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels!
Our commission goes towards keeping the National Park special: Browse and book accommodation online here
Fancy a luxury cottage break for four with spa vouchers, a day out at Coniston Boating Centre and a delicious afternoon tea at Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre?
Enter the Lake District National Park/Heart of the Lakes competition (opens in new window). Competition closes 31 August 2014.