Wheelchair users from Calvert Trust copyright Charlie Hedley
Wheelchair users from Calvert Trust

Accessible for all

We aim to make your visit enjoyable, whatever your needs.

If you're looking for routes suitable for wheelchairs, buggies or for those who find walking a challenge, there are 42 Miles Without Stiles routes across the National Park.

The Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole (opens in new window) has many facilities to help make your visit as comfortable and accessible as possible.

Electric wheelchair accessible boat available at Coniston Boating Centre (opens in new window). Specifically adapted with moveable ramp to accommodate up to six wheelchair users. Top speed of six mph. Perfect for wheelchair anglers. Check out photos of Wheelchair boat launch party photo album (opens in new window).

Events

Many of our events are suitable for those with limited mobility, the visually-impaired or the hearing-impaired. We also have events suitable for wheelchair users. Please take a look at our Events section. There are tickboxes to narrow down events to those suitable for those with limited mobility, the visually impaired and /or wheelchair users on our Events Search.

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Need holiday accommodation?

Cottage near Coniston - copyright Charlie Hedley

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

Win the ultimate Lake District break!

Heart of the Lakes competition

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.