Car parks: Ullswater

Eusemere, near Pooley Bridge

Short grid reference: NY 470 243. Postcode: CA10 2NE

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

This is the nearest car park to Pooley Bridge village and its various facilities, including public toilets. Coming from the lake, the car park is on the right after crossing the river bridge. Motor boat hire is also close by.

Walking routes from here include Barton Fell and the routes to High Street.

Coach parking?

There is no coach parking at this car park

Pay and display prices:

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

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


Short grid reference: NY 385 169. Postcode: CA11 0PD

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 and return by steamer.


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

Coach parking?

There is coach parking available in this car park.

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

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

Where does the money go?

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

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