Take the Wasdale Shuttlebus and make your visit to Wasdale easier and better for the climate, the community and the landscape. Parking in the valley is limited, but at peak times you can park in the pop-up car park in Nether Wasdale and catch the shuttlebus to Wasdale Head. Wasdale Head is the starting point for walks to Sca Fell, Scafell Pike, Great Gable and other fells as well as Wastwater.
This year there will be a small charge to use the bus of no more than £2 adult, £1 under 21 and free for under 5s and concessionary pass holders. This income will help sustain sustainable travel in the valley in the longer term. Due to lack of mobile connectivity payment is cash only, so please bring some change.
The first and last journeys of the day to will link up with Ravenglass train station, where there's lots of parking and you can travel along the scenic Cumbria Coast railway line.
Check train times before you travel on National Rail.
Our guide to this dramatic valley has easy flat walking routes and hikes up some of the Lake District's highest fells. Where to hire bikes, where to camp and where to stay in Wasdale, Eskdale and Ravenglass.
The bus will run every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday in June, July and August.
The bus will pick up anywhere on the route where it is safe to do so. Well behaved dogs are allowed, just not on the seats!
The pop up car park at Netherwasdale will be open every day the bus is running for a small charge. The bus picks up in the turning area outside the car park. It is well signed or what 3 words ///removable.unicorns.police
See also Wasdale Shuttlebus Timetable and Information (PDF download)
|Ravenglass village car park||Gosforth bus stop, Whitecroft Rd||Nether Wasdale car park||Wasdale Head green|
|Wasdale Head green||Nether Wasdale car park||Gosforth bus stop, Whitecroft Rd||Ravenglass village car park|