Can you kayak on Crummock Water?

Yes, you are allowed to kayak on Crummock Water but you will need to purchase a permit ahead of your trip. Permits allow the National Park to monitor human impact and invest in the long-term protection of the lake. Day permits are available from Buttermere (CA13 9UZ) and Lanthwaite Wood (CA13 ORT) car parks, or you can purchase them online from the Lake District website. Season permits are also available if you plan visiting multiple times throughout the year – please call 017687 74649Please note – permits cannot be purchased on the lake shore.