Children crossing stream copyright Charlie Hedley
Children crossing stream

Staveley Carnival

For students

Facts and figures

What's so special

Timeline from prehistoric times to the 21st century

Collie dog in the Langdales

Focus on


Archaeology and history

Climate change

Jolly Roger pirate flag

Free inspiration

Free photos for your project

Funzone of games and colouring-in

Uniquely Lake District from ghosts to placenames!

Steam train at Ravenglass

For teachers

School and youth group visits

John Muir Award

View maps of the area

Support the Lake District's bid for World Heritage status

We believe the Lake District deserves worldwide recognition. That's why in 2017 we will bid for World Heritage status, placing the Lake District alongside the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London and the Great Barrier Reef. Join us on our journey.