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Wheelchair and scooter hire

We aim to make your visit enjoyable, whatever your needs. Several Information Centres have facilities available to help you get around.

All terrain mobility scooters and wheelchairs

Lake District Mobilty have two locations where you can hire an all-terrain mobilty scooter for half a day, with a route to explore.

Tramper at Tarn Hows

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.

Wheelchair at Fell Foot

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.

Wheelchairs

A manual wheelchair can be hired from Bowness Bay Information Centre.

Brockhole on Windermere provides:

  • free use of electric wheelchairs for use in the gardens
  • Free use of wheelchairs to use indoors
  • The 'Brockmobile' electric people carriers to transport people from the jetty and car park to the Visitor Centre

How to book

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.

Mobility Scooters

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:

  • Kendal Shopmobility, Level 3, Westmorland Shopping Centre Car Park, Blackhall Road, Kendal, LA9 4LR. 01539 740933
  • Penrith Shopmobility, Sandgate, Penrith, CA11 7TP, 01768 895438 - more details at Shop Mobility UK (opens in new window)