03 May 2019
Stagecoach routes cover the main areas within the Lake District, including the picturesque 599 open top route from Bowness to Grasmere, along the shore of Windermere.
Combined with the other boats, trains and bike hire centres that are already part of the LD£ community, this means your Lake District Pounds really are your ticket to ride on car-free days in the Lakes!
“Using the bus to travel and explore the Lakes is a great way to reduce your impact on the environment during your holiday,” says Ken Royall, founder and director of the Lake District Pound.
“You can already use your Lake District Pounds on Windermere Lake Cruises, Ullswater Steamers, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway and Mountain Goat Tours, so this partnership means it really is a voucher to travel and explore the area in a sustainable way.”
Tom Waterhouse, operations director for Stagecoach Cumbria and North Lancashire, says: “The Lake District Pound shares the same values as Stagecoach when it comes to supporting our local communities and businesses.
“That’s why we’re proud to accept the Lake District Pound as payment on board all of our buses across Cumbria.
“We operate frequent services within the lakes and surrounding areas, connecting visitors and locals with the best the area has to offer via a sustainable means of transportation and actively support local initiatives and businesses that share our ethos and help to promote and celebrate the individuality of our World Heritage site."
This article first appeared on the Lake District Pound website.