Parking Information for - Car Park, Gatesgarth Buttermere

Parking Details and Map
Nearest Post Code: CA13 9XA
Grid Reference: NY 195 014
Notes: Situated at the bottom of Honister Pass Gatescarth car par backs on to Gatesgarthdale Beck and can fill up quickly due to its relative small size. The car park is perfect for wanders around Buttermere Lake or the surrounding summits of Fleetwith Pike and the very popular Haystacks. There are no permanent refreshments but a Ice Cream Van is often found opposite the car park no matter the season. Gatescarth is a Pay and Display and charges apply.






Walks starting from this parking place

Walking the Birketts, Buttermere Horseshoe

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7th September 2019
ASCENT: 2,790 Feet - 850 Metres
MILES: 6.5
BIRKETTS: 5, Fleetwith Pike - Black Star (Honister Crag) - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Haystacks
ROUTE: Gatescarth - Fleetwith Edge - Fleetwith Pike - Black Star (Honister Crag) - Drum House - Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Great Round How - Black Beck Tarn - Innominate Tarn - Haystacks - Top of Scarth Gap Pass - Peggys Bridge - Gatescarth

Walking the Birketts, High Stile And The Buttermere Edge

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23rd February 2019
ASCENT: 2,929 Feet - 893 Metres
BIRKETTS: 5, Seat - High Crag - High Stile - Red Pike - Dodd
ROUTE: Gatescarth - Peggy's Bridge - Scarth Gap Pass - Seat - Gamlin End - High Crag - High Stile - Red Pike - Dodd - Bleaberry Tarn - Sourmilk Gill - Above Burtness Wood - Horse Close - Buttermere Shore Path - Peggy's Bridge - Gatescarth

The High Stile Ridge

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30th January 2011
ASCENT: 2,950 Feet, 899.1 Meters
MILES: 11.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 5,  High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike, Starling Dodd & Great Borne

Haystacks With Owen

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6th June 2009
ASCENT: 597 Mtrs  1958Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Haystacks
ROUTE: xxxx


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14th December 2008
ASCENT: 597 Mtrs  1958 Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 1,  Haystacks
ROUTE: xxxx


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