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

With 12 of the largest lakes in England and 3,500 kilometres of rights of way, this is truly one of Britain's breathing spaces.

Rowing on Grasmere © Dave Willis

Places to go

Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre website (opens in new window)

Coniston Boating Centre website (opens in new window)

Attractions - book online!
Cottage near Coniston

Where to stay

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Book your accommodation
Woods near Langdale

Upcoming events

Walk - Hills, Gills and Falls

Jesters Circus Workshops

Walk - Holme Fell, Tarn Hows and Black Crag

Events and guided walks calendar
Langdales © Val Corbett

Helpful tips

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Getting here


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