Our page www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus has updates on our attractions and services affected by Coronavirus and how you can contact us.
It is important that we follow government advice and stay at home. The Lake District National Park Authority car parks are now closed. They will remain only for use by our local communities, in populated areas for essential functions – such as attending GP appointments or for essential shopping.
We aim to make your visit enjoyable, whatever your needs. Several Information Centres have facilities available to help you get around.
Lake District Mobilty have two locations where you can hire an all-terrain mobilty scooter for half a day, with a route to explore.
The National Trust have a tramper to hire at the idylic Tarn Hows, complete with a circular route of the tarn which is accessible for all and under 2 miles long.
The National Trust have an all-terrain wheelchair to hire at Fell Foot, a park site on thevery southern shore of Windermere. Fell Foot also has the first Changing Places facility in the Lake District, a full changing room with height adjustable bench and hoist for those with complex needs.
A manual wheelchair can be hired from Bowness Bay Information Centre.
Brockhole on Windermere provides:
There's no booking charge but we do ask for proof of identification for security reasons - either a credit card, driver's licence or copy of a household bill.
Transportable mobility scooters can be hired for use whilst on holiday in the National Park. Because of insurance issues unfortunately they can't be hired on a hourly or daily basis. Please contact them directly for more details: