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 for latest coronavirus rules across the National Park and our services.

#LoveYourLakes: Donate to the Lake District Foundation's crowdfunding campaign to help care for the Lake District after the impacts of a busy summer.

Information centres

Our friendly knowledgeable staff are happy to help you make the most of your stay in the Lake District. Services include:

  • Free WiFi
  • Information on national and local attractions
  • Route finding advice for road, rail or bus
  • Advice on walking and cycling
  • Maps, books, touring and walking guides for sale
  • A range of gifts and souvenirs
  • Gift vouchers

Click on the links on the left to read about individual Centres.

10% off!

Get 10% off your shop if you have a valid LA or CA postcode.

10% off

Get your summer essentials from our Information Centres, whilst supporting your national park. Plus, we are delighted to offer locals 10% off!

Visit one of our centres in Keswick, Bowness Bay or Glenridding to pick up your discount card. Valid for CA and LA postcodes.


As well as fantastic advice and guidance on the surrounding lakes and fells, we are proud to work with local producers to provide a taste of the lakes in our Tourist Information Centres. Browse through products from The Lakes Distillery, Hawkshead Relish and Herdy, plus much more. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by what we have on offer, plus every penny spent with us goes back into the Park!

Opening hours

Our centres are open at various times. More details are available on each centre's page:

Need holiday accommodation?

Cottage near Coniston - copyright Charlie Hedley

Booking here, supports here

We've cosy holiday cottages, quirky boutique hotels, friendly bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels.

Our commission helps keep the National Park special: Browse and book Lake District accommodation online