Car parks: Ullswater

Eusemere, near Pooley Bridge

Grid reference: NY 470 243
Postcode: CA10 2NE

This is the nearest car park to Pooley Bridge village and its various facilities, including public toilets. Driving south through Pooley Bridge the car park is on the left just after passing the village square. Motor boat hire is also close by.

Walking routes from here include Barton Fell and the routes to High Street, as well as the Ullswater Way 20 mile route around the whole of the Ullswater lake.

Coach parking?

There is no coach parking at this car park

Pay and display:

Payable every day 9am to 6pm including Sundays and Bank Holidays. Cash and credit card payment and pay by phone using Ring Go available.

  • Up to 2 hours: £3.00
  • Up to 4 hours: £5.40
  • All day: £8.00

Dunmallard, near Pooley Bridge

£ Pay and Display

Cashless payment using Ring Go available at

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Grid reference: NY 385 169
Postcode: CA11 0PD

You can pay by credit card as well as in cash.

This is a large car park situated in the centre of Glenridding village. There are shops, cafes and pubs close by. A short walk away is the Ullswater steamers southern terminal and there is boat hire in the area.

This location is an ideal starting point for walkers intending to walk on Helvellyn, or to walk along the lake shore to Howtown or all the way to Pooley Bridge on the Ullswater Way route and return by steamer.

Pay and display

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

  • Up to 2 hours: £3.00
  • 3 hours: £4.20
  • 4 hours: £5.40
  • 5 hours: £6.60
  • 9 hours: £8.00

Electric Charging Point

  • 2 sockets
  • 7kw charger
  • £0.25 per kwh

Charges apply to all vehicles, including coaches, trailers and vehicles displaying a blue badge.


Ladies, Gents and Disabled toilets. Baby-changing facilities. Next to the Ullswater Information Centre. Picnic area.

Where does the money go?

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

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