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Lake District


Home of the Wild Ennerdale project with 30 miles of traffic-free paths

Bleach Green car park, Ennerdale Bridge, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, CA23 3AS

Trees on the bank reflecting in the water at Ennerdale Water, Cumbria

Important notice

Please note: Forestry England have introduced parking charges to Bowness Knott car park in line with other landowners across the Lake District to help look after the area. Charges are: £2 for 1 h, £3.5 for 2h, £5 for 4h and £8 for all day.

Planning your visit

Dog walking in the woods at Quarry Bank

Visiting Ennerdale with your dog 

Ennerdale is a one paw print rated place. Find out all you need to know about bringing your furry side-kick on an adventure around the lake shore, in the valleys and up the fells.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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