Safer Lakes.

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 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.

Park and explore

Park and ride

Enjoy the freedom to explore the Lake District by bus with new inclusive bus and parking tickets.

In the central Lakes the main attractions are easily and conveniently reached by bus, with up to 4 buses per hour between Bowness, Windermere, Brockhole, Ambleside and Grasmere including open top service 599. Why not park up for the day, save money, relax and enjoy the views from the bus?

For just £18 you get all day parking at one of the following car parks:

And a Lakes Dayrider ticket, offering unlimited travel for up to 5 people travelling together on Stagecoach bus services in the Central Lakes Dayrider zone. That’s just £3.67 per person for parking and travel all day!

Simply pay at the ticket machine on the day of travel, (card payments acceptable), leave your car behind and explore the Lakes by bus.

To plan your adventure pick up Lakes Connection timetable guide, or call Traveline 0871 200 22 33