Safer Lakes.

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

Check car parks and toilets across the Lake District National Park

See lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus for latest coronavirus rules across the National Park and our services.

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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