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Enjoy a Car-Free holiday!

Why not make the journey part of your holiday experience with a break to the Lake District, Cumbria?

Whether you want to enjoy our stunning coastal and heritage routes or prefer speeding through Cumbria’s world-famous landscapes on mainline services, our rail network gives you plenty of opportunities to change the way you get around.

What’s more, there are regular connections to Stagecoach bus services, guided tours or car hire from train stations for your onward journey, as well as regular scheduled boat services on Windermere, Coniston and Ullswater.

We have all the practical ideas and inspiration you need to book your break away.

Take a look at our itineraries here and see where the journey takes you…


Save over 50% on train travel

Did you know that if you book your train tickets up to 12 weeks in advance you can get over 50% off your fare? Rail operators release a limited number of advance tickets which offer great value for money. Not only do you get to choose the best time to travel at the best rate, you are also more likely to get a seat reservation!

Find out more about advance tickets

Car-free Itineraries

Family at Waterhead
Couple on picnic at Hampsfell
Morecambe Bay Cycleway
Couple paddleboarding on Coniston Water
Carlisle Cathedral
Family at Maryport

More car-free Itineraries

St Bees Coast
Arnside Knott
Windermere Lake Cruises
Walney Island, Barrow
Couple at Tarn Hows

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