Guide to Parking and Transport in Windermere
There is good off street parking in both Windermere and Bowness on Windermere. If you are here for a few days it will be worth purchasing a 3 or 7 day pass which gives you access to over 40 car parks during that period. Details can be found here: https://www.southlakeland.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/parking/car-parking/
An excellent bus service means you can leave the car and explore all the Lake District with ease. Located at the Train Station in Windermere and at Bowness Pier with stops never too far away, it's the ideal stress free way to get out and about.
A route map can be found below. Day and week passes are also available.