Where to Charge your Electric Car in the Lake District

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If you’re travelling to the Lake District in your electric car, then you’ll want to know you can keep it charged during your holiday. Fortunately, there are lots of electric vehicle (EV) charging points across the county, and we have a small selection of holiday cottages with electric car charging points too! Take a look at our quick guide on where to charge your electric car in the Lake District and Cumbria.

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Self-Catering Cottages with Electric Car Charging

38 Stanger Street, Keswick

Lounge at 38 Stanger Street in KeswickSleeps 5, 0 pets

38 Stanger Street is in the heart of Keswick, just a stone’s throw from the town’s attractions. The elegant townhouse offers convivial living with mountain views, a lovely conservatory and private parking complete with an EV charging point. Find out more.

Riggs Cottage, Routenbeck

Riggs Cottage in Routenbeck, Cumbria
Sleeps 8, 0 pets

Riggs Cottage is a wonderful county retreat: a whitewashed cottage that’s bursting at the seams with character! Think wonky wooden beams, exposed stone walls and a stunning open fire. It also includes a fast 7kW Type 2 charger for free use by guests staying at the cottage. Find out more.

Low Cleabarrow, Windermere

Low Cleabarrow in WindermereSleeps 6, 0 pets

Low Cleabarrow is a luxury holiday cottage just outside Windermere village. Surrounded by beautiful gardens it is full of wonderful features including a farmhouse kitchen, wood burner, and countryside views. On the estate are two fast 7kW Type 2 chargers for use by guests. Find out more.

EV Charging Points in the Lake District and Cumbria

There are numerous car charging points across the national park. Some are available for public use, whereas others are available for guests of the establishments. If you are using the charging point at an attraction or restaurant, please make sure to check requirements. You may need to treat yourself to a tasty meal or a spa treatment while your vehicle powers up!

EV Charging Points near Carlisle

Carlisle Castle in CumbriaThere are numerous public charging locations across Carlisle, including in the main car parks. You will find charging available for all port types and at all speeds.

Cockermouth

Cockermouth in CumbriaBrowse holiday cottages in and around Cockermouth.

The Melbreak Hotel, Workington
CA14 1XS
ZeroNet, slow 3kW and fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2, 3-Square pin
Enjoy a tasty meal while your car charges.

Allerdale House, Workington
CA14 3YJ
GeniePoint, fast 7kW and rapid 43kW and 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Masonic Hall, Aspatria
CA7 3BH
ChargeMyStreet, fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2

EV Charging Points near Coniston

Coniston Water in the Lake DistrictBrowse holiday cottages in and around Coniston.

Coniston Boating Centre car park, Coniston
LA21 8EW
Pod Point, fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2

Coniston Ruskin Avenue car park, Coniston
LA21 8EH
Pod Point, slow 3kW charging
Port: Type 2

EV Charging Points near Eskdale and Wasdale

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Bower House Inn, Eskdale
CA19 1TD
Tesla Destination, fast 11kW charging
Port: Tesla Type 2
Available for guests using the pub

Bailey Ground Hotel, Seascale
CA20 1NP
Tesla Destination, fast 11kW charging
Port: Tesla Type 2
Enjoy a meal while your car charges.

EV Charging Points near Grasmere

Grasmere in the Lake DistrictBrowse holiday cottages in and around Grasmere.

Grasmere Stock Lane car park, Grasmere
LA22 9SJ
Pod Point, rapid 7kW charging
Port: Type 2

EV Charging Points near Kendal

Kendal in CumbriaBrowse holiday cottages in and around Kendal.

Kendal County Hall, Kendal
LA9 4RQ
GeniePoint, fast 7kW and rapid 43kW and 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Sainsbury’s, Kendal
LA9 6DL
Pod Point, fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2

Booths, Kendal
LA9 4DP
Instavolt, rapid 50kW DC charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

Roadchef, Killington Lake South Services
LA8 0NW
Ecotricity, rapid 43kW and 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

EV Charging Points near Keswick

Keswick and Derwentwater in the Lake DistrictBrowse holiday cottages in and around Keswick.

Booths, Keswick
CA12 5EA
Instavolt, rapid 50kW charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

Central Car Park, Keswick
CA12 5DF
ChargePoint, Rapid 50kW and Fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Armathwaite Hall, Bassenthwaite
CA12 4RE
bp pulse, fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2 Type 2
Available for guests of Armathwaite Hall. Why not treat yourself to a spa treatment while your car charges?

EV Charging Points near Kirkby Lonsdale

Ruskin's View in Kirkby Lonsdale, CumbriaBrowse holiday cottages in and around Kirkby Lonsdale.

New Road car park, Kirkby Lonsdale
LA6 2AD
GeniePoint, rapid 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Booths, Kirkby Lonsdale
LA6 2HG
Instavolt, rapid 50kW DC charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

EV Charging Points near Ullswater and Penrith

Ullswater in the Lake DistrictBrowse holiday cottages in Penrith and around Ullswater.

Rheged, Penrith
CA11 0DQ
Ecotricity, rapid 43kW and 50 kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Morrisons, Penrith
CA11 7JU
GeniePoint, fast 22kW and rapid 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Booths, Penrith
CA11 7JU
Instavolt, rapid 50kW charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

Glenridding car park, Glenridding
CA11 0PD
Pod Point, fast 7kW charging
Port: Type 2

Morland and Newby Village Hall, Morland
CA10 3AS
ChargeMyStreet, fast 22kW charging
Port: Type 2

Christian Head car park, Kirkby Stephen
CA17 4HA
Genie Point, Rapid 46kW and 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

EV Charging Points near Ulverston

Birkrigg Stone Circle near UlverstonBrowse holiday cottages in and around Ulverston.

Booths, Ulverston
LA12 7LA
Instavolt, rapid 50kW DC charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

Brewery Street car park, Ulverston
LA12 7HU
GeniePoint, rapid 43kW and 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Victory Hall, Broughton-in-Furness
LA20 6HN
ChargeMyStreet, fast 22kW charging
Port: Type 2

EV Charging Points near Windermere and Ambleside

Sunrise over Windermere in the Lake DistrictBrowse holiday cottages in Windermere and Ambleside.

Booths, Windermere
LA23 1QA
Instavolt, rapid 50kW DC charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

Low Fold car park, Ambleside
LA22 0DN
GeniePoint, Rapid 43kW and 50kW charging
Port: Type 2, CHAdeMO, CCS

Booths, Windermere
LA5 9JZ
Instavolt, rapid 50kW DC charging
Port: CHAdeMO, CCS
All electricity is from renewable resources

For more information on EV charging points around the Lake District and Cumbria, visit Zap Map.

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