You can walk, cycle and splash about here to your heart's content!

With 12 of the largest lakes in England and 3,105 kilometres of rights of way, this is truly one of Britain's breathing spaces.

Rowing on Grasmere © Dave Willis

Places to go

There's tonnes to do and see in the Lake District. Admire picturesque valleys, row across breathtaking lakes and enjoy a wide array of activities.

Places to go

Popular Attractions & things to do

From fun fueled outdoor activities to educational adventures & awe-inspiring tours, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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Cottage near Coniston

Where to stay

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Woods near Langdale

Upcoming events

Walk - Get Knotted

Walk - One Tarn and Two Waters

Ullswater's Mountains and Valleys Cruise

Events and guided walks calendar
Langdales © Val Corbett

Helpful tips

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