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Lake District


Towering mountains and the deepest lake in England

Lake Head car park, near Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1EX

Great Gable under a clear blue sky in Wasdale, Lake District

Important notice

Contractors will be in Overbeck car park starting 24 November 2023 as improvement works begin on the site. Please use Lake Head car park until works are completed. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you soon.

Planning your visit

A brown and white dog explores a snow covered mountain in winter

Visiting Wasdale with your dog 

Wasdale is a one pawprint 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.

Family preparing for a day out on the trails in the Lake District with children getting their wellies on while sitting in the open boot of the car.

Car parks in Wasdale 

There are 3 National Trust car parks in Wasdale. Find out parking costs and how to find each of the car parks.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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