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Park your car and explore by bus!

There's an even bigger reason for you to visit the Lake District now its  a  UNESCO World Heritage site  and we know that getting here by car can be the quickest and easiest way to get here. But when you arrive, exploring is so much easier and cheaper when you travel by bus and we've got just the ticket.

With Park and Explore, a family of 5 can park a car all day and travel by bus to popular attractions in the  Central Lakes zone  for just £18. 

Why should you Park and Explore? 
Park and Explore
  • With a comprehensive network of bus services, we visit most of the major attractions in the Central Lakes.
  • Parking in multiple car parks can be expensive and you'll spend less time trying to find a space.  
  • It's greener, with less traffic on the roads.
  • It reduces stress for drivers so all the family can appreciate the beauty of the Lakes.
Buy a Park and Explore ticket from one of the following car parks: 

  • Braithwaite Fold (Bowness) Sat Nav LA23 3HB
  • Waterhead (Ambleside Pier) Sat Nav  LA22 0ES
  • Low Fold (Ambleside) Sat Nav LA22 0DN
  • Stock Lane and Broadgate Meadows (Grasmere)  Sat Nav LA22 9SJ / LA22 9TA
  • Hawkshead and Coniston (village) Sat Nav LA22 0NT / LA21 8EH

Simply pay at the ticket machine on the day of travel (card payments acceptable). You'll be issued with two tickets, one to display in your window and another which you will need to show to the driver. 

So what are you waiting for? 

Planning your day is easy. Use our handy online journey planner, download the Stagecoach Bus App for when you're out and about or pick up a  Lakes Connection guide for timetable information.