How to reach National Park Print Shop's Windermere store by public transport.

“You can reach me by railway, you can reach me by trailway

You can reach me on an airplane…”

Just as in the classic ballad ‘Get Here’ by Oleta Adams, there are many ways to reach National Park Print Shop. Well, maybe not by airplane, but from railway to sailboat, you can get to our Windermere store by various public transport options.


The National Park Print Shop store in Windermere village is a short five-minute stroll from Windermere railway station. The station is on a direct line to Kendal and Oxenholme Lake District, with easy access from Bolton, Preston, Manchester and across the north west. Direct trains from London and major Scottish cities call at Oxenholme Lake District. Trains to and from Windermere station run hourly. Plan your journey on the National Rail website.  


Windermere station is also a hub for bus services connecting Windermere village with Kendal, Keswick, Coniston, Grasmere, Keswick, Ulverston and other destinations across Cumbria. Windermere can be reached by bus from Bowness on the 599 route. The 555 route link Windermere with Kendal, Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick.

Plan your journey on the Traveline website.


There are numerous local taxi companies in Windermere and Kendal that will pick you up and drop you off right at our door! Services include Lakeside Taxis and Ace Taxis, or Google ‘Windermere taxis’ for more options.


If you are planning on exploring the lake by boat with Windermere Lake Cruises, our Windermere store is a 15-minute bus ride from the pier at Bowness (or a 35-minute walk if you are feeling energetic!).

Swim, paddleboard, kayak and other aquatic travel options

The National Park Print Shop Windermere store is a 20-minute walk from the lakeshore at Rayrigg Meadow – why not pop in and see us after your lake adventure?


From rugged fells with breathtaking views to gentle woodland walks along the lakeshore, Windermere has hikes, trails and bike paths for all abilities and ages. Many routes – such as the popular Orrest Head hike – can be easily reached direct from our door.