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Where to charge your electric car in the Lake District holiday cottages

Where to charge your electric car in the Lake District

Lucy 20 August 2021

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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Cottages with Electric Car Charging

EV Charging Points in the Lake District and Cumbria


Self-catering cottages with electric car charging

Riggs Cottage, Routenbeck

Sleeps 8

Riggs Cottage, Lake District

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

Sleeps 6

Low Cleabarrow cottage, Lake District

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 city centrePhoto credit: Cumbria Tourism

 

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There 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.

EV charging points near Cockermouth


Autumn day in CockermouthPhoto credit: Cumbria Tourism

 

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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

View of Coniston

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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

Ravenglass and Eskdale RailwayPhoto credit: Dave Willis, Cumbria Tourism

 

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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

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Grasmere Stock Lane car park, Grasmere

  • LA22 9SJ
  • Pod Point, rapid 7kW charging
  • Port: Type 2

EV charging points near Kendal

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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

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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

Antique shop in Kirkby LonsdalePhoto credit: Dave Willis, Cumbria Tourism

 

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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

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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

Ulverston high streetPhoto credit: Cumbria Tourism

 

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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

Windermere

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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


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


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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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