Visitor Info

Visitor Opening times

March to October:

Visitor centre open 10am – 5pm (sometimes later during the summer)

Site open 7am – 9pm.

Please note: During October the site will be closing at 7pm

November to February:

Visitor centre open 10am – 4pm weekdays and 10am – 5pm weekends and school holidays.

Site open 7am – 5pm

(The site is closed on Christmas Day. The visitor centre is closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

The postcode for Sat Nav directions is NN9 6GY

Admission is charged through a variable car parking fee. The site is free to those who walk or cycle in.

The details of the charges are summarised in the table below:

Please Click the link below to view the ‘Calendar of charges for Stanwick Lakes.’

Calendar of Charges

Charging period Charges per car
Bank holidays, Whitsun and school summer holidays, weekends from May – September Variable tariff:
Up to 2 hours : £3.50
Up to 3 hours : £4.50
Over 3 hours : £5.50
Arrivals after 4:30pm pay a flat rate of £3.50
Weekends in March, April and October, Easter holidays and October half term £3.50 per day
Weekdays March – October £2.50 per day
November – February £2.50 per day
Membership £35 per household per year


There is limited parking for coaches for which there is a charge of £30 per coach. This is effectively an admission charge for use of the facilities, and it applies whether large groups are dropped off or the coach stays on site. Please contact the Rangers (01933 625522) in advance to book a coach parking space.