Ambleside car parks

Last Updated: 19 December 2022

Lake Road car park tariff and payment options

King Street car park tariff and payment options

Low Fold car park tariff and payment options

Rydal Road car park tariff and payment options

Miller Bridge car park tariff and payment options

Parking for coaches

Free parking for coaches is available at Low Fold (1 space) and at Rothay Holme, LA22 0HQ.

Paying for parking

Pay by cash

You can pay with cash at all of our car parks in Ambleside, but please note that the machines do not give change.

The machines will accept the following coins: 5 pence, 10 pence, 20 pence, 50 pence, £1 and £2. The old £1 will not be accepted.

Pay by card

You can pay with Visa and Mastercard debit or credit cards, as well as contactless card payments at all car parks, except for Miller Bridge. Apple Pay cannot be used at the machines.

Other payment options

Pay for parking by phone

Three and seven day parking passes

Parking permits

If you have problems paying due to an issue with the ticket machine you can let us know by reporting a problem with this car park.

On-street disc zone parking

Cumbria County Council operate a disc parking scheme with free short stay parking in Ambleside. You will need to display a disc clock on your dashboard clearly indicating your arrival time. Cumbria County Council on-street parking provides further details about the disc parking scheme and where you can obtain a disc clock.