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Activities, events and walks in the Lakes

There are lots of events and activities happening in the National Park celebrating local culture, wildlife, scenery and much more. From fabulous family days out to high fell hikes. Events take place across the National Park so no matter where you are, you'll find something nearby.

Browse our calendar of activities and things to do. Just click on event titles to find out more. Many are free or low-cost. 

Guided walks and navigation days run from around Easter to end of October. You can book below or read our reviews on tripadvisor.

Read our walks blog posts for more inspiring ideas and visit our walking pages for more tips and ideas.

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    21 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Black Crag and Yewdale

    A leisurely walk to the viewpoint of Black Crag by Tom Gill and Tarn Hows, returning by Tom Heights plantation.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    High Above Glencoyne

    Take the bus to Aira Force, then walk back over the fells to Glenridding

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 22 October 2018

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Little Langdale - Fells and Tarns

    An energetic walk to the summit of Lingmoor by Blea Tarn, returning over Slater Bridge.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Autumn Walk Above Derwent Water

    Stunning autumn colours on this easy, family walk through Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and the lake shore.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy plus

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 23 October 2018

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 24 October 2018

  • Tom Gill

    Guided Walk
    Hills, Gills and Falls

    Delightful walk over Tom Heights to Colwith Force and Holme Fell with views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 25 October 2018

  • Coppermines family

    Guided Walk
    Copper Mills and Miners

    A pleasant stroll along spectacular Coppermines Valley, following in the steps of miners from bygone days

    Location: Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 26 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Elterwater's Slate Heritage

    This gentle walk leaves Elterwater Common towards Chapel Stile, then into a working slate quarry. Returning on quiet byways through native woodland.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Easy

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 27 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Woods, Tarns and Gills

    Through Guards Wood to Boon Crag and by woods to Tarn Hows, returning down beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Glenamara

    Guided Walk
    Glenamara and Silver Bay

    Walk by picturesque Lanty's Tarn to glorious Silver Bay on magnificent Ullswater.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

    21 October 2018

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    High Above Glencoyne

    Take the bus to Aira Force, then walk back over the fells to Glenridding

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Black Crag and Yewdale

    A leisurely walk to the viewpoint of Black Crag by Tom Gill and Tarn Hows, returning by Tom Heights plantation.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 22 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Autumn Walk Above Derwent Water

    Stunning autumn colours on this easy, family walk through Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and the lake shore.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy plus

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Little Langdale - Fells and Tarns

    An energetic walk to the summit of Lingmoor by Blea Tarn, returning over Slater Bridge.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 23 October 2018

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 24 October 2018

  • Tom Gill

    Guided Walk
    Hills, Gills and Falls

    Delightful walk over Tom Heights to Colwith Force and Holme Fell with views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 25 October 2018

  • Coppermines family

    Guided Walk
    Copper Mills and Miners

    A pleasant stroll along spectacular Coppermines Valley, following in the steps of miners from bygone days

    Location: Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 26 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Elterwater's Slate Heritage

    This gentle walk leaves Elterwater Common towards Chapel Stile, then into a working slate quarry. Returning on quiet byways through native woodland.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Easy

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 27 October 2018


  • 1 Day Emergency First Aid

    This practical and fun 1 day training course, based in the Lake District, will provide you with essential lifesaving skills in an outdoors context.

    Location: Keswick

  • Glenamara

    Guided Walk
    Glenamara and Silver Bay

    Walk by picturesque Lanty's Tarn to glorious Silver Bay on magnificent Ullswater.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Woods, Tarns and Gills

    Through Guards Wood to Boon Crag and by woods to Tarn Hows, returning down beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 28 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Coffins, Caves and Crags

    This guided walk takes in a lofty crag, three tarns, a cave and tales of old Lakeland.

    Location: Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Family Walk - Cathedral Cave

    Follow old tracks to Little Langdale and Slater Bridge. Then to the famous Cathedral Cave with optional underground visit.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 29 October 2018

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 30 October 2018

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 31 October 2018

  • Scary Halloween image

    The Brockhole Halloween Experience

    From 20 October to 31 October Brockhole is being taken over by monsters, ghouls and ghosts and you're invited to join them!

    Location: Brockhole on Windermere

  • 16 November 2018


  • 1 Day Emergency First Aid

    This practical and fun 1 day training course, based in the Lake District, will provide you with essential lifesaving skills in an outdoors context.

    Location: Keswick

    21 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Black Crag and Yewdale

    A leisurely walk to the viewpoint of Black Crag by Tom Gill and Tarn Hows, returning by Tom Heights plantation.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    High Above Glencoyne

    Take the bus to Aira Force, then walk back over the fells to Glenridding

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 22 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Autumn Walk Above Derwent Water

    Stunning autumn colours on this easy, family walk through Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and the lake shore.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy plus

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Little Langdale - Fells and Tarns

    An energetic walk to the summit of Lingmoor by Blea Tarn, returning over Slater Bridge.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

  • 24 October 2018

  • Tom Gill

    Guided Walk
    Hills, Gills and Falls

    Delightful walk over Tom Heights to Colwith Force and Holme Fell with views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 October 2018

  • Coppermines family

    Guided Walk
    Copper Mills and Miners

    A pleasant stroll along spectacular Coppermines Valley, following in the steps of miners from bygone days

    Location: Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 26 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Elterwater's Slate Heritage

    This gentle walk leaves Elterwater Common towards Chapel Stile, then into a working slate quarry. Returning on quiet byways through native woodland.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Easy

  • 27 October 2018

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Woods, Tarns and Gills

    Through Guards Wood to Boon Crag and by woods to Tarn Hows, returning down beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Glenamara

    Guided Walk
    Glenamara and Silver Bay

    Walk by picturesque Lanty's Tarn to glorious Silver Bay on magnificent Ullswater.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate


  • 1 Day Emergency First Aid

    This practical and fun 1 day training course, based in the Lake District, will provide you with essential lifesaving skills in an outdoors context.

    Location: Keswick

  • 28 October 2018

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Family Walk - Cathedral Cave

    Follow old tracks to Little Langdale and Slater Bridge. Then to the famous Cathedral Cave with optional underground visit.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Coffins, Caves and Crags

    This guided walk takes in a lofty crag, three tarns, a cave and tales of old Lakeland.

    Location: Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 16 November 2018


  • 1 Day Emergency First Aid

    This practical and fun 1 day training course, based in the Lake District, will provide you with essential lifesaving skills in an outdoors context.

    Location: Keswick

Shows and festivals in and around the National Park

Check out our Country shows and festivals page for details of events ranging from Marmalade Festivals to Crab Fairs!