A car free day out in the lakes and Cumbria 

The Lakes Day Ranger offers excellent value for a car free day out in England's Lake District and the county of Cumbria.

The ticket includes travel on:


Northern, Avanti West Coast and TransPennine Express services between:

  • Lancaster and Workington (via Barrow in Furness)
  • Lancaster and Penrith / Windermere (via Oxenholme Lake District)
  • Lancaster and Morecambe and Heysham Port


All Stagecoach buses within Cumbria (except school buses) and also service 555/6 between Cumbria and Lancaster.


A Cruise on Lake Windermere from Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside using Windermere Lake Cruises scheduled services - pre booking is essential.


In addition, holders of a valid Lakes Day Ranger will be entitled to the following discounts on production of their ticket:

  • Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway - 10% discount off Single and Return fares
Participating train companies
NorthernTransPennine ExpressAvanti West Coast;  

Last updated: 30 July 2021


Area of validity
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Further Information

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Tickets are available at all times, but please note that there are no train services between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven on Sundays. Bus services are limited on Sundays and Bank Holidays, as are boat services during winter months.

Only valid within the area shown on the map.

Period of availability
20/05/2007 - Until further notice

Last updated: 12 December 2017


Available to purchase
08/05/2007 - Until further notice
Buying your tickets

Tickets can be bought at ticket offices at any staffed railway station or from conductors on trains when starting your journey from unstaffed stations or where the ticket office is closed.

NOTE: Tickets cannot be bought on bus or boat.

Booking conditions

This ticket is available all day there is no time restriction

Last updated: 12 December 2017

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Last updated:   30 July 2021