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Getting Around the Lake District

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Don’t worry if you don’t have a car! There are so many ways to get around the Lake District. Arriving by boat, bus or bike helps reduce traffic and parking stress, meaning you can enjoy more views and sustainable travel.

Relax and enjoy the serene waters and breathtaking landscape of this UNESCO World Heritage Site by taking advantage of the convenience of the bus system that runs throughout the Lake District.

Find out more about getting around the Lake District below…

Lake District Buses

Day Rider Zone Tickets

The Lake District offers day riders for buses in specific zones!

Pick your zone, and for the price of £9.50, enjoy unrestricted travel for the whole day. You can walk at your own pace in Ambleside, wander around Windermere, or relax in Keswick without having to worry about finding a parking spot.

Find out more here.

Park and Explore

For just £18, park in one of five car parks in the Central Lakes area and take any bus in the Central Lakes Dayrider zone with Park and Explore.

Bike Hire

Find electric and mountain bikes to hire at Hawkshead and Coniston Boating Centre.

Cycling is the best way to see the Lake District because there are so many quiet, off-road routes, like along the western shore of Windermere, along Elterwater, and even into the beautiful Langdale valley.

Check out Country Lanes Lake District for more information.

You can also check out our Getting Here Guide and find the best way to arrive smoothly…

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