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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

Wintry view of the Ennerdale Valley with tree lined fells and dramatic cloud cover in the Lake District.

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.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland


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