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Cottage in Rydal copyright Helen Reynolds

Car parks: Pelter Bridge near Rydal

Please note Pelter Bridge car park will be closed from 6pm Sunday 11 October until midnight Friday 16 October.

Grid reference: 365 059
Postcode: LA22 9LW (nearest available)
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The car park is on the left before Cote Howe Cottages.

Location:

This car park lies just to the south of the beautiful village of Rydal, with walks around Rydal and Grasmere lakes, and up to Loughrigg fell.

Pay and display prices:

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

  • Up to 2 hours: £2.50
  • Up to 4 hours: £4.50
  • All day: £7.00

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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