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Car park operated by South Lakeland District Council. Long term pay and display. Pay-by-phone and remote top-up available.

'],['Braithwaite Fold Car Park', 54.358044, -2.923826, 1, '

Car park operated by South Lakeland District Council. Long term pay and display. Easter - 31 October only. Pay by phone and remote top up available.

This car park has a convenient road train that takes you from car park to pier.

'],['Ambleside Pier Car Park', 54.419498, -2.962163, 2, '

A small car park operated by Windermere Lake Cruises right next to our Ambleside Pier.

'],['Lakeside Car & Coach Park', 54.277876, -2.95602, 3, '

A large car park operated by Windermere Lake Cruises right next to our Lakeside Pier.

'],['Waterhead Car Park', 54.421333, -2.962338, 4, '

This car park has space for over 150 cars and is run by the Lake District National Park Authority. It is a 5 minute walk from our Ambleside Pier.

'],['Bowness Coach Park', 54.361269, -2.922841, 5, '

A coach park run by Windernere Lake Cruises. It is a 2 minutes walk from our Bowness Pier.

'],['Haverthwaite Railway Station Car Park', 54.249630, -2.998817, 6, '

This car park is operated by Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and is a great location to leave the car when purchasing a combined rail and cruise ticket.

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Bowness Pier is our busiest pier on Windermere and offers our largest choice of lake cruises. Bowness has 3 piers serving the red, yellow and blue (islands) cruise as well as offering sailings to Ferry House. There is also an information centre, booking office and a wide range of rowing boats and motor boats for hire.

'],['Ambleside (Waterhead) Pier', 54.419645, -2.962343, 1, '

Ambleside (Waterhead) Pier serves the picturesque village of Ambleside and is 10 minutes walk from the village centre. The pier has a ticket office, a small private car park and cafe on site.

'],['Lakeside Pier', 54.277919, -2.955228, 2, '

Lakeside Pier is our main pier at the southern end of Windermere and is convenient for Lakeland Motor Museum (by shuttle bus), Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway (1 minute walk) and Lakes Aquarium (2 minute walk).

'],['Brockhole Pier', 54.401080, -2.946045, 3, '

Brockhole Pier serves the Lake District Visitors Centre at Brockhole that's 5 minutes walk from the shore. Brockhole ia a great day out for the family with playgrounds, gardens, treetop adventure courses and more.

'],['Wray Castle Pier', 54.403550, -2.962943, 4, '

Wray Castle Pier is the original pier belonging to this neo-gothic castle that's a 5 minute walk from the shore. Wray Castle is ideal for families and a great place to pause on the Green Cruise.

'],['Bark Barn Pier', 54.381691, -2.943854, 5, '

Bark Barn Pier serves the new Bike Boat service (May to August) from Brockhole that has been adapted to take bicycles. Bark Barn is on a bridleway on the quiet western shore and cyclists can use this pier to create circular cycle routes around WIndermere.

'],['Ferry House Pier', 54.353071, -2.939973, 6, '

Ferry House Pier is a small pier for the cross lakes shuttle between Bowness Pier and Ferry House (February to November). From Ferry House, an integrated boat and bus service can take you to Hilltop, Hawkshead and beyond.

'],['Fell Foot Pier', 54.276184, -2.952255, 7, '

A small pier that serves our Fell Foot Ferry between Fell Foot and Lakeside. Fell Foot is a victorian country park that's great for families with swimming, games, playgrounds and picnic spots.

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