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Explore Cumbria and the Lake District your way

There are plenty of ways to explore the Cumbria and the Lake District without a car, and you'll experience a whole new side to our spectacular region.

Travel at your leisure. Admire unforgettable views from a train or an open-top bus, get close to the landscapes by boat, by bike on foot, or even by electric car. Savour every moment. Make every journey count.

Getting to Cumbria

Getting Around Cumbria

Once here, there are so many ways to explore the county, you will find you are spoilt for choice.

For a truly memorable day out be car free and carefree and take a scenic bus journey, relax on a traditional steamboat, experience the delights of a steam train or get a taste of the future in a Renault Twizy!

Traveller's Guide

View our online Traveller's Guide to the South and Central Lakes and plan a memorable visit to this accessible region without having to use a car.

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Welcome to Lakeland's oldest, longest and most scenic railway!

The Settle & Carlisle Statesman

The Settle & Carlisle Statesman

This very special tour on board the celebrated “Statesman” train includes a unique return journey over the entire majestic route of the Settle to Carlisle railway in all its spring glory.

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Operating daily, steam engines haul comfortable carriages through the picturesque Leven Valley to Lakeside; the southern end of Lake Windermere.

 

Low emission Car Hire from Co Wheels is available to pick up from Oxenholme Station, Carlisle, Penrith & Windermere making it easy to explore all that Cumbria has to offer. View the video below to see how easy it is and click the 'low emission Car Hire' link above to book.

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