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We are welcoming visitors back to the Lake District. We are working with our local partners to put measures in place that will help keep people safe.

Check car parks and toilets across the Lake District National Park

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High Dam stream

Car parks: High Dam near Windermere

Location:

Grid reference: 368 882
Postcode: LA12 8BJ (nearest available)
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This car park lies to the west of the foot of Windermere, north of Finsthwaite village. It is a short walk up to the beautiful tarns of High Dam. It is also a good base for walks around the area.

Pay and display:

Payable every day 9am to 6pm including Sundays and Bank Holidays

  • Up to 1 hour: £1.30
  • Up to 2 hours: £2.50
  • Up to 4 hours: £4.00
  • All day: £5.50
  • Weekly for this car park: £28

Where does the money go?

All car park charges go towards keeping the National Park special for the future.

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Cottage near Coniston - copyright Charlie Hedley

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