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All reviews white moss stepping stones car park coffin route loughrigg terrace lovely walk low level walk circular walk loughrigg fell lake district easy walk dove cottage stunning views enjoyable walk waters edge walk around round the lake
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited today whilst on a week's holiday ,although it was lashing down with rain ,we lived our visit ,my concern now is although we paid for parking ,machine offering no receipts I'm dreading recieving a fine I've read all reviews it seems the company...More

Thank carolyn m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place with stunning walks some easier than others so suitable to all get the full beauty of the lakes right here

Thank Connector00026222782
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the lower route with the dogs around the water and stopped for them to swim at very opportunity, they loved it . We parked at a White moss car park having struggled to find a space lower down but just across the road...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rydal Water is not that big, but such a beautiful place to walk. The views of the hills and the water are unbelievable. I'd recommend walking from here to Lake Grasmere, it takes a couple of hours but it's worth the time! I'll definitely be...More

Thank HotChoc123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk which is well sign posted, unfortunately we went after torrential down pour and the lakes had burst their banks so we couldn't follow the intended route. We made the most of it and took an interesting off pist adventure through the muddy fields/woods....More

Thank Hayleypj85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of days and was very pleased with the lovely room with ensuite all is associated with Wordsworth . It is a very old hotel and has quirky features. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food was good and...More

Thank jdc_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can park at white moss car park to access the walks. The carpark machine is dodgy but works eventually. The toilets at the carpark are a disgrace only use if you are desperate. There are a number of walks one to Rydal Caves another...More

Thank fairynuff4313
Reviewed 3 October 2018

You can walk around the lake which is not too taxing, or you can climb up to the nearby peak with brilliant views. There is a cave which is a fantastic dind, too

Thank smaxytax
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Had a nice walk around the lake at the weekend and climbed the small hill to see the caves. Its a nice quiet and photogenic place. Worth a visit if the weather is too bad to get out in the fells or if you want...More

Thank gossyboy
Reviewed 19 September 2018

There is nothing more disheartening after having a brilliant overseas holiday, to receive a parking fine and an offer from the Car Hire firm an" administration fee" to deal with that. We paid the amount specified, in coins unfortunately as there is no record for...More

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20 October 2018|
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Response from petersV6038EP | Reviewed this property |
The two closest ones are White moss car park and Pelter bridge car park and you have to pay at both.
25 June 2018|
Response from ejcunninghame | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are stepping stones into the biggest cave. The other one requires climbing with a rope.
Hi, I am currently being chased by Park with Ease for a £50 parking fine. They claim I did not pay for parking, however I deposited my cash into the machine TWICE and on both occasions the machine took my payment and would not allow me to proceed to the stage where I could enter my registration. I spent about 20 minutes at the machine wth my family, attempting to contact / find a contact from the signage and repay (although I refused to deposit any more cash). I was so exasperated that I even filmed myself trying to make the payment and the machine not allowing me enter my Car registration. However, after not hearing anything for over 6 months I regretably deleted the video- only to receive a parking fine a couple of weeks later. I can not retrieve the video from my phone and am very angry about being pursued for 'lack of payment' when I actually paid twice. I am currently appealing the case with the IPC but am not hopeful. Does anybody have any up to date photographs of the actual car park signage on White Moss car park on Rydal Water? This incident has certainly put me off ever parking on this car park again and given the amount of complaints about Park with Ease (Administrators of the car park) that I have seen on the internet I think the appropriate council for the area containing Rydal Water, should investigate the poor running of the car park, to protect the visitors from scammers!
22 May 2018|
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Response from Trip756559 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I’m really sorry I don’t have one ! If I’m up there next week I can take one for you but can’t guarantee sorry ! Also forgot to reinstall my app so only just seen this hope you got sorted. Surely they can’t do that that... More