Park, Rail & Sail

signs_ParkRailSailAlthough we feel we’ve one of the best value car-parks in the Lake-Distrcit, you can make your life simpler and reduce your carbon footprint by using one of the many other car-parks around the Lake, and then cruise, ride and visit attractions in an order thats convienient for you.


Our on-line interactive timetable will help you produce you own custom itinerary, but we’ve provided some quick links below for time-tables that will return you to your starting point at the end of the day.


Haverthwaite Station Car Park

Sat-Nav Postcode: LA12 8AL

150 spaces. Situated just off the A590 at Haverthwaite Station, with disabled parking facilities and direct access to the platform for trains.

map_steamermap_trainTodays Timetables from Haverthwaite…


Lakeside Station Car Park

Sat-Nav Postcode: LA12 8AS

300 spaces. A pay-and-display car park convienient for Lakeside Station, Pier and the Lakes Aquarium. Excellent disabled access from the car park to all of the facilities.

map_steamermap_trainTodays Timetables from Lakeside, starting by Train…

map_trainmap_steamerTodays Timetables from Lakeside, starting by Boat…


Bowness “Braithwaite Fold” Car Park

Sat-Nav Postcode: LA23 3HB (or LA23 3HQ)

600 spaces, long-stay. Situated at the end of Glebe Road in bowness, this large long-stay pay-and-display is about 15 minutes walk from the Pier. Other parking is available along Glebe Road but is often more expensive and already occupied.

map_trainmap_steamerTodays Timetables from Bowness, starting cruising North to Ambleside…

Todays Timetables from Bowness, starting cruising South to Lakeside…


Ambleside “Waterhead” Car Park

Sat-Nav Postcode: LA22 0EY

200 spaces. A pay-and-display car park just off the A5095 at Waterhead, and only a couple of minutes walk along the lake front to Waterhead pier and some of the local hostelries. The centre of Ambleside is a good 30 to 45 minute walk from here.

map_trainmap_steamerTodays Timetables from Ambleside…

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