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Scenic buses & family friendly days out in Skelwith Fold

This tranquil area is a haven for nature lovers, offering easy access to the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District.

Skelwith Fold, nestled in the heart of Cumbria, is a serene destination that perfectly balances tourism, sustainability, and accessibility. This tranquil area is a haven for nature lovers, offering easy access to the breathtaking landscapes of the Lake District.

Visitors can explore nearby attractions such as the scenic Skelwith Bridge, the picturesque Loughrigg Tarn, and the famous walking paths leading to Ambleside and beyond.

Sustainability is a core focus in Skelwith Fold, with many local businesses and accommodations adopting eco-friendly practices.

The area is home to the award-winning Skelwith Fold Caravan Park, which is renowned for its commitment to environmental conservation. The park features sustainable initiatives like solar panels, wildlife conservation areas, and recycling programs, making it a model for responsible tourism.

Guests are encouraged to minimize their environmental impact and engage with nature in a respectful and sustainable manner.

Public transport, particularly buses, is crucial in supporting sustainable tourism in Skelwith Fold. The reliable Stagecoach bus services connect the area with key destinations in the Lake District, reducing the need for private car travel.

Routes such as the 505 offer convenient and scenic travel options, linking Skelwith Fold with nearby Ambleside, Hawkshead, and Coniston. This ensures that visitors can explore the region's natural beauty while minimizing their carbon footprint, making Skelwith Fold an ideal destination for eco-conscious travellers.

Bus routes in Skelwith Fold

The Lakes 505 – Coniston | Hawkshead | Ambleside – Stagecoach in the Lakes

The Lakes 505

Coniston to Hawkshead & Ambleside via Skelwith Fold & Monk Coniston - with some buses continuing to Windermere & Kendal

Connecting Ambleside, in the heart of the Lakes, on a delightfully scenic adventure with Coniston Water & Esthwaite Water for mesmerising boating trips across the lakes.

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