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By Bus

Using a bus when you visit the Lake District gives you the opportunity to see so much more. Take the top deck of an open top bus or brave one of our passes on a small rambler service. Our interactive map plots the bus routes in the county showing their service number, the route they will take and what you can see along the way, so why not give it a go.

Days out by Bus

Bus Ticketing Map

Discover Cumbria by Bus

Fancy a Ramble?

Hop aboard the Langdale Rambler or the Coniston Rambler to access some great walks in stunning areas of the Lakes.

Both the Langdale Rambler and the Coniston Rambler will be running, offering great opportunities to bus out to some of Cumbria's most stunning towns and villages and walk back.

Coniston Rambler Map
Walking Near Windermere
World of Beatrix Potter
Cruising on Windermere
Steam Yacht Gondola
Feeding Swans at Waterhead
Ruskin Museum
Brantwood
505 Service
Brockhole The Lake District Visitor
Rothay Park
Hawkshead Village
Jumping Jennys at Brantwood
Brockhole

Brockhole

Enjoy a day out at the National Park Visitor Centre. Our indoor exhibitions, the famous Thomas Mawson gardens and an exciting adventure playground ensure something for all the family.
Waterhead

Waterhead

Waterhead sits at the top of Windermere and gives access to regular curises down the lake, from the pier. A selection of cafes, hotels and shops cluster around the water front, making it a great place for an ice-cream break after taking a stroll through the nearby, leafy Borran's park.
Ambleside

Ambleside

Ambleside is ideally located in the centre of the Lake District. The town is situated at the North end of Windermere Lake and at the foot of the poular scenic route over Kirkstone Pass. It's location and idyllic scenery make it an ideal base for visitors to explore the national park.
Hawkshead

Hawkshead

Hawkshead’s cobbled streets and clusters of whitewashed cottages huddled around secluded courtyards give the village a sense of intimacy.
Waterhead Hotel Coniston

Waterhead Hotel

The Waterhead is a four-star town-house hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere, close to the town of Ambleside and only 20 minutes from the M6 (Junction 36). The Bay Restaurant & Bar offers modern British cuisine in a contemporary setting overlooking Waterhead Bay.
Coniston

Coniston

Located on the banks of Coniston Water, in the shadow of the Coniston fells, the town was originally built to support the local slate quarrying and copper mining. In modern times the local area has become a tourism hotspot thanks to the idyllic scenery and stunning landscape.
Windermere

Windermere

Windermere is the perfect Lakeland destination all year round. With the shores of the lake so close, you are never short of fantastic scenery or leisure activities. Several local viewpoints offer panoramic views of both the lake and more distant mountains.
Coniston Lake
Langdale Rambler Map
Family walk near Ambleside
Hire a bike
Walking in Langdale
Summers Day
Britannia Inn
Langdale Tarn
Enjoy a meal in Chesters
Hire an Electric Bike
Near Skelwith Bridge
The Langdale Pikes
Take a break
A Well Earned Drink
Ambleside

Ambleside

Ambleside is ideally located in the centre of the Lake District. The town is situated at the North end of Windermere Lake and at the foot of the poular scenic route over Kirkstone Pass. It's location and idyllic scenery make it an ideal base for visitors to explore the national park.
Skelwith Bridge

Skelwith Bridge

A delightful, small 16 foot drop mini-waterfall on the banks of the Brathay not far from Ambleside behind the Skelwith Bridge Hotel. If you are walking from or to Elterwater from Skelwith Bridge, it's just off the pathway.
Elterwater

Elterwater

Located to the south of Grasmere and to the west of Lake Windermere, Elterwater boasts fantastic views of the nearby Langdale Pikes in the heart of the Lake District.
Chapel Stile

Chapel Site

Chapel Stile sits by the side of the River Brathay and at the foot of great Landgdale. It's distinctive green slate houses were built to house the quarrymen from then earby quarries.
Dungeon Ghyll

Dungeon Ghyll

Impressive 40 foot waterfall fed by Dungeon Ghyll. This deep ravine was described in Wordsworth's 'The Idle Shepherd-Boys'. The site was loved by Victorian poets and is still as spectacular today. Parking for the walk up to Dungeon Ghyll is available at the foot of Harrison Stickle.
Langdale

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Cumbria offers you some great days out if you travel by bus and can all be done at a discount. See a variety of offers and promotions below to plan your day out by bus.

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