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Scenic buses & family friendly days out in Lake District

Getting around the Lake District by bus is easy; relax, take a break from driving and explore the tranquil waters and outstanding scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are fun, open top, comfy buses that can be part of your adventure. Whether you’re here for a day or staying for a longer holiday, the bus routes across the Lakes take in the best tourist attractions the region has to offer. You can even park & explore.

Bus routes in Lake District

Keswick to Honister Pass & Buttermere – 77/77A scenic bus route from Stagecoach Cumbria

The Honister Rambler 77

Keswick to Honister Pass & Buttermere via Catbells, Seatoller, Lanthwaite, Whinlatter & Braithwaite

One of Britain's most scenic bus routes - take a hike around Lake Buttermere or explore Honister Slate Mine.

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Bowness & Windermere to Grasmere – open-top Lakesider 599 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

Lakesider 599

Bowness & Windermere to Grasmere via Braithwaite Fold, Brockhole, Ambleside & Rydal

Discover unrivalled views along the shores of lake Windermere from the elevated seating of an open top double decker bus.

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Lancaster to Keswick via Kendal & Windermere – The Lakes Connection 555 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

Lakes Connection 555

Lancaster to Kendal & Keswick via Bolton le Sands, Carnforth, Levens, Windermere, Ambleside, Rydal & Grasmere

Travel through the heart of the Lake District on the Lakes Connection 555 - up to every 30 mins during the peak of Summer.

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Carlisle, Caldbeck & Keswick – Explore the Lakes on 553 from Stagecoach

The Lakes 553

Carlisle to Caldbeck & Keswick via Dalston, Uldale & Bassenthwaite

A beautiful Saturday's only route running through the heart of Cumbria - alight in Keswick to explore Buttermere or stay on the bus for Glenridding & Patterdale.

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