Pay to Park with RingGo across the South West Lakes

We are excited to announce that you can now pay for parking with the UK’s no.1 parking app, RingGo, when visiting the South West Lakes. It’s quick, easy to use, and reduces the need to congregate around parking machines, as well as not having to touch shared surfaces.

Whether you’re enjoying the picturesque scenery or taking the dog for a relaxing walk, it’s easy to get started with RingGo! Simply download our free app from the App Store or Google Play Store and register with a few details. If you’re not a smartphone user, you can register and park by calling the number shown on parking signs or register online by clicking the green “REGISTER NOW” button at the top of this page.

You can pay to park using RingGo at eight of the Trust’s sites across the South West: Roadford LakeFernworthy Reservoir, Trenchford Reservoir, Siblyback LakeArgal Lake, Tamar Lakes, Wimbleball Lake and Wistlandpound Reservoir.

Neil Reeves, Head of Environment and Community at South West Lakes, said, “We have seen incredible visitor numbers to the South West Lakes car parks over the last six months as people have been really grateful to get out and enjoy the freedom and connection with nature that our lakes offer. We are always looking at ways to improve the visitor experience and safety of our sites, so the introduction of touch free parking with RingGo means that motorists can pay to park quickly and easily without having to use pay and display machines.

“Parking revenues collected at our sites help towards the maintenance and upkeep of our locations along with our hugely valuable conservation work, so we’re sure visitors understand these charges are in place for the right reason.  We’re just extremely pleased that with RingGo, we can now offer these payments in a manner which makes things as safe as possible for both visitors and staff.”

Peter O’Driscoll, Managing Director for RingGo said, “South West Lakes manage incredibly beautiful sites across the South West.  We’re delighted to be able to help the charity in its aim of sharing these sites safely, with more and more motorists.”

RingGo is also available at numerous locations across the South West, for a full list of places where you can pay to park locally with RingGo, visit