Catch the free shuttle bus from Cockermouth to the beautiful Buttermere valley, every day this summer from 17 July til the 5 September.
Park at Memorial Gardens in Cockermouth, just £5 all day.
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From Workington you can catch the X4/5 which runs to and from Cockermouth every hour
From Buttermere you can catch the 77/77A to Keswick, via Whinlatter and Honister. The last 77A for Keswick via Whinlatter departs Buttermere at 18:24 and can then connect with the X4/5 in Keswick to get back to Cockermouth if you want a longer day in Buttermere.
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Located behind the Bridge Hotel and beside the Buttermere Court Hotel.
Grid reference: NY 172 169
Nearest postcode: CA13 9XA
You can walk all around Buttermere lake, its about 7km and takes around 3 hours. The walk is relatively easy and level with a great 'reward for effort' ratio. The views mean that your photos make it look like you've been somewhere much more rugged!
A moderate walk that's 4.8km long and takes about 2 hours, with views over Buttermere and Crummock Water.
The Buttermere valley is a very special place. Thank you for using this bus to help keep it special. Please visit kindly and follow the Countryside Code.