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Please help protect our communities, observe social distancing and stay safe.

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

Our page lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus has a message from our Chief Executive, how the latest coronavirus rules apply across the National Park, updates on our attractions and services, and how you can contact us.

Cottage in Rydal copyright Helen Reynolds

Car parks: Pelter Bridge near Rydal

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

Machine does not take card payments and will only accept payments by coins

  • 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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