Sustainable travel is a key priority as visitors and businesses look to decrease their impact on the environment.

See below useful information and resources for you and your guests as well and information and links to grant schemes and further support.

  1. Car Free Travel Resources

Promote the environmentally friendly credentials of our beautiful county and the excellent public transport options on offer.

Shuttle bus options

  1. Shuttle Bus – Wasdale
  2. Shuttle Bus – Buttermere
  3. Park and Sail – Keswick
  4. Hop On, Hop Off Service – Ullswater

Rail Trails

A series of new ‘Rail Trails’ has ben created to help inspire visitors to leave the car behnd and excplore our county’s hidden coastal gems by train. All the routes are accessed from the Cumbrian Coastal line, with easy train connections through from Manchester, Lancaster and Carnforth.

  1. Learn more here.

Information to help your guests leave the car behind during their visit.

  1. Lake District Foundation Grant Schemes

View current funding opportunities through the LDF at the link above or email for further information.

  1. How Your Business Can Help Fight Plastic Pollution

Tips and advice from Zero Waste Kendal on how your business can reduce its plastic footprint and accommodate visitors looking to do the same.

Additional Support & Advice

  1. Energy Savings Trust
  2. Charge My Street
  3. Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAFS)
    1. Zero Carbon Cumbria
    2. Electric Vehicle Charge Point Scheme
  4. Eco-Innovation Cumbria
  5. CBEN – Greening Eden
  6. Electricity North West Electric Vehicle Consultation
  7. Zero Carbon World — Free Charging Stations
  8. Call of Nature – Top tips for maintain your sewage treatment system from


For further information

Contact Reception on
01539 822222 or