Visitor Info

Visitor Opening times

Opening times

March to September:

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

Site open 7am – 9pm.

September to November:

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

Site open 7am – 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)

Please note: The toilets are only open when the visitor building is open. Outdoor toilets are situated behind the refreshments kiosk, but these are locked at night.

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.

Parking for Coaches

There is limited parking for coaches for which there is a charge of £30 per coach. (Please note that anything larger than an 18 seater is classed as a 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.

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 : £3.60
Up to 3 hours : £4.60
Over 3 hours : £5.60
Arrivals after 4:30pm pay a flat rate of £3.60
Weekends in March, April and October, Easter holidays and October half term £3.60 per day
Weekdays March – October £2.60 per day
November – February £2.60 per day
Membership £35 per household per year