Explore Langdale by bus. With its waterfalls and tarns, overlooked by the dramatic Langdale Pikes, Great Langdale is a popular place to visit. This page gives you some tips on visiting by shuttlebus.
Bus number 516 runs between Ambleside and Dungeon Ghyll at the head of Great Langdale every day of the week. By travelling by bus, you have no worries about parking, it gives you the freedom to start and finish your walk at different places and you can sit back and enjoy the spectacular views. You are also helping this special place by reducing traffic and carbon emissions.
Service 516, Daily 6th November 2023 to 22nd March 2024, except 25th, 26th Dec and 1st Jan.
Operated by Stagecoach
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From Ambleside Bus Station there are direct buses linking you to Keswick, Grasmere, Coniston, Windermere, Bowness, Kendal and Lancaster.
There are lots of beautiful walks, why not catch the bus one way and walk back?
For easy access trails check out our Miles without Stiles routes.
For more route suggestions visit the National Trust website .