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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.

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    19 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Scout Scar - a Natural Limestone Garden

    A circular walk over Scout Scar, looking at the wildlife and special plants that grow on the limestone.

    Location: Near Kendal

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 22 June 2018

  • High Spy

    Guided Walk
    High Spy Ridge and Valleys

    A peaceful walk by River Derwent before ascending under High Spy for a ridge walk with panoramic views of the northern fells.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 23 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 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

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

    Guided Walk
    Castle Crag and Millican's Cave

    Circular walk from Seatoller through stunning Borrowdale including Castle Crag and a cave.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 24 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 June 2018

  • Bowfell

    Guided Walk
    Bowfell Circular

    A strenuous hike up The Band to Three Tarns and the Wainwright summit of mighty Bowfell.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 27 June 2018

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 29 June 2018

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 30 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Over Lingmoor into Little Langdale

    Climb out of Elterwater village onto Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike before an exciting descent to Blea Tarn and Little Langdale, returning to Elterwater.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 01 July 2018

  • Deer in Martindale Valley

    Guided Walk
    Martindale - Deer Valley

    Cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn by Heck Crag. Return around Angle Tarn visiting Brock Crags viewpoint.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Blawith Beacon Trek

    A walk over Torver Common to the summit of the Beacon with panoramic views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Blackbeck Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Haystacks - Wainwright's Favourite Fell

    From Honister, climb through old slate mine workings, past Blackbeck and Innominate Tarns to the summit, for fabulous views of Buttermere and beyond.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 05 July 2018

  • Walla Crag

    Guided Walk
    Walla Crag by Ashness Bridge

    A gentle ascent from the lakeshore and Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and then up to Walla Crag for a breathtaking panorama.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 07 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Majestic Great Gable

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • Red Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Catstycam by Red Tarn

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 08 July 2018

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

    Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 11 July 2018

  • Scafell Pike

    Guided Walk
    Scafell Pike - England's Highest Peak

    A magnificent walk to the summit of England's highest peak.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • 12 July 2018

  • Loughrigg Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Mere, Tarn and Water

    Walk around Loughrigg Fell on shore paths and low fells from the Grasmere valley to the Langdale valley.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 14 July 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

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Caves, Falls and Fells

    Follow old quarry roads to Little Langdale, visit Cathedral Cave and then on to spectacular Colwith Falls returning over High Oxen Fell and Hodge Close.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 15 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn from Swirls

    Follow Helvellyn Gill up to the summit with its dramatic and wide-ranging views.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Very hard

  • Keswick

    Guided Walk
    Discover Keswick

    Sorry, this walk has been cancelled

    Location: Keswick

    Grade: Easy

  • 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

  • 16 July 2018

  • Derwent Water

    Guided Walk
    Delightful Derwent Water

    Cruise the lake walk back to Keswick. Lovely lakeshore views.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy

  • 17 July 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

  • 18 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Latrigg Summit - Afternoon

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 19 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Scout Scar - a Natural Limestone Garden

    A circular walk over Scout Scar, looking at the wildlife and special plants that grow on the limestone.

    Location: Near Kendal

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 July 2018

  • Green Gable

    Guided Walk
    Glorious Green Gable

    Three Wainwrights in a row. A steep climb to Grey Knotts, then on to Brandreth and Green Gable's summit, returning by Moses Trod.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Heritage Trail to Troutbeck

    Enjoy a gentle walk along the historical route to the village of Troutbeck.

    Location: Windermere

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 21 July 2018

  • 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
    Around Grasmere and Rydal

    Walk to Grasmere on the hillside above Rydal Water visitng Rydal Caves. Returning along the coffin Route with a stop at Rydal Hall.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 22 July 2018

  • Blencathra

    Guided Walk
    Blencathra Summit

    Walk by Scales Fell to Blencathra's summit. Three Wainwright summits to bag!

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 24 July 2018

  • Monk Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Monk Coniston Tree Walk

    Follow the re-opened path from Coniston Water through Monk Coniston with its amazing trees, to Tarn Hows returning by beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Historic Hartsop

    Catch the bus to Hartsop for a scenic walk around Brotherswater and Hartsop village. Lots of interest for history buffs!

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

  • Eskdale Mill

    Guided Walk
    Eskdale Family Wander

    A delightful walk along the beautiful Esk valley to visit historic sites including Eskdale Mill, one of the oldest water-powered mills in England (currently being refurbished).

    Location: Boot

    Grade: Easy plus

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

    Guided Walk
    Latrigg Summit - Afternoon

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 26 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Miterdale Meander

    Delightful walk along River Mite valley to visit stone circles and old mine workings above Eskdale.

    Location: Eskdale

    Grade: Moderate

  • 27 July 2018

  • Blackbeck Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Haystacks - Wainwright's Favourite Fell

    From Honister, climb through old slate mine workings, past Blackbeck and Innominate Tarns to the summit, for fabulous views of Buttermere and beyond.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 28 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Copper Trail

    Discover Coniston’s rich mining history over the past 500 years on this fascinating walk back in time.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 29 July 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    One Tarn and Two Waters

    Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water. Returning through Patterdale valley.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 01 August 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
    Walla Crag - Afternoon

    A gentle ascent from the lakeshore and Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and then up to Walla Crag for a breathtaking panorama.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 02 August 2018

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • Laal Ratty

    Guided Walk
    Steam to the Hills

    Take the 'Ratty' steam train to Eskdale Green and walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Moderate

  • 03 August 2018

  • Langdales and Swan

    Guided Walk
    The Dramatic Langdale Pikes

    Climb up alongside Stickle Ghyll waterfalls with a steep ascent of Pavey Ark. Traverse along the tops to descend Stake Pass into Great Langdale.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 04 August 2018

  • Esk Estuary

    Guided Walk
    Esk Estuary Escapade

    Discover the plants, wildlife and landscape of this coastal area. Includes short river crossings by volunteer ferry and by ford (bring old spare footwear) and return by Muncaster Castle and Roman remains.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Easy plus

  • Ullswater

    Guided Walk
    Unbelievable Ullswater!

    A circular walk up to the Cockpit between Barton Fell and Askham Fell, with a national park ranger, to discover what makes Ullswater special.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • 05 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Stunning St Sunday Crag

    A strenuous ridge walk over St Sunday Crag via Deepdale Hause. Passing through the stunning valley of Grisedale and returning through Patterdale.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

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

    Guided Walk
    High Rigg - a Mountain in Miniature

    A circular walk up, over and around High Rigg in St John's-in-the-Vale, with panoramic views.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Moderate

  • 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

  • 06 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    My First Fell - Bowness Family Walk

    Discover the joy of climbing a Lake District fell on this family walk to the summit of Brantfell. Spectacular views from the top!

    Location: Bowness

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 07 August 2018

  • Watendlath

    Guided Walk
    The Hidden Valley of Watendlath

    Catch the bus to Rosthwaite, then walk over the fell to the hanging valley of Watendlath, returning to Keswick on woodland and lakeshore paths by Derwent Water.

    Location: Near Keswick

    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

  • 08 August 2018

  • Eskdale Mill

    Guided Walk
    Eskdale Family Wander

    A delightful walk along the beautiful Esk valley to visit historic sites including Eskdale Mill, one of the oldest water-powered mills in England (currently being refurbished).

    Location: Boot

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 09 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Majestic Great Gable

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • Roman Fort

    Guided Walk
    Romans and Tall Trees

    A leisurely stroll from Waterhead to the ruins of the old Roman fort of Galava. Walk along the banks of the River Rothay returning by walking up hill through Skelghyll Wood.

    Location: Ambleside

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 10 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Yew Beauty!

    An short walk through beautiful National Trust owned Yewdale Woods, returning along the Cumbria Way to Coniston.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 11 August 2018

  • Ullswater Steamer

    Guided Walk
    Steamer, Dale and Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk over Beda Fell to view the ancient deer forest of Bannerdale. Return by Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Waterfalls, Quarries and Lakeland Slate

    A scenic walk by the thundering waterfalls of Skelwith and Colwith to the immense crater of Hodge Close Quarry, returning along Little Langdale.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 12 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • Old Man of Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag

    Hike these iconic Lake district fells to bag two must-do Wainwright summits!

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

  • 13 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Hawkshead

    Discover Wordsworth's Hawkshead and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

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

    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Hawkshead - Afternoon

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

  • 14 August 2018

  • Ullswater

    Guided Walk
    Unbelievable Ullswater!

    Sorry, this walk has been cancelled

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • 15 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Historic Hartsop

    Catch the bus to Hartsop for a scenic walk around Brotherswater and Hartsop village. Lots of interest for history buffs!

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Miterdale Meander

    Delightful walk along River Mite valley to visit stone circles and old mine workings above Eskdale.

    Location: Eskdale

    Grade: Moderate

  • 16 August 2018

  • Greenburn valley

    Guided Walk
    Greenburn Valley and Helm Crag

    Walk up into the remote Greenburn valley. Follow the ridge to Helm Crag and the famous 'Lion and the Lamb' rocks before descending to Grasmere.

    Location: Grasmere

    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

  • 17 August 2018

  • Roman Fort

    Guided Walk
    Romans and Tall Trees

    A leisurely stroll from Waterhead to the ruins of the old Roman fort of Galava. Walk along the banks of the River Rothay returning by walking up hill through Skelghyll Wood.

    Location: Ambleside

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 18 August 2018

  • Esk Estuary

    Guided Walk
    Esk Estuary Escapade

    Discover the plants, wildlife and landscape of this coastal area. Includes short river crossings by volunteer ferry and by ford (bring old spare footwear) and return by Muncaster Castle and Roman remains.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Easy plus

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

    Guided Walk
    One Tarn and Two Waters

    Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water. Returning through Patterdale valley.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • High Spy

    Guided Walk
    High Spy Ridge and Valleys

    A peaceful walk by River Derwent before ascending under High Spy for a ridge walk with panoramic views of the northern fells.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Grasmere

    Discover Wordsworth's Grasmere and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets.

    Location: Grasmere

    Grade: Easy

  • 19 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Greenside and Keppel Cove

    A tour above ground of the extensive remains of Greenside mining activities, set amongst stunning mountain scenery.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Coppermines family

    Guided Walk
    Family Walk - Coppermines Valley

    Walk around the Coppermines Valley and hear tales of the men, women and children who worked in the copper mining industry.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Latrigg Summit

    Walk along the old railway and paths through Brundholme Woods before a gradual ascent to Latrigg, for panoramic views. Popular walk! Sign in on arrival.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Historic Hawkshead

    A leisurely walk with spectacular views through the fields around Hawkshead, learning about its fascinating history.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

  • 21 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Historic Hartsop

    Catch the bus to Hartsop for a scenic walk around Brotherswater and Hartsop village. Lots of interest for history buffs!

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

  • 22 August 2018

  • Old Man of Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag

    Hike these iconic Lake district fells to bag two must-do Wainwright summits!

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Very Hard

  • Derwent Water

    Guided Walk
    Delightful Derwent Water

    Apologies, this walk has been cancelled

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy

  • 23 August 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

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

    Guided Walk
    My First Fell - Bowness Family Walk

    Discover the joy of climbing a Lake District fell on this family walk to the summit of Brantfell. Spectacular views from the top!

    Location: Bowness

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 24 August 2018

  • Monk Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Monk Coniston Tree Walk

    Follow the re-opened path from Coniston Water through Monk Coniston with its amazing trees, to Tarn Hows returning by beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Heritage Trail to Troutbeck

    Enjoy a gentle walk along the historical route to the village of Troutbeck.

    Location: Windermere

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 25 August 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
    Coniston Copper Trail

    Discover Coniston’s rich mining history over the past 500 years on this fascinating walk back in time.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 26 August 2018

  • Blencathra

    Guided Walk
    Blencathra Summit

    Walk by Scales Fell to Blencathra's summit. Three Wainwright summits to bag!

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • Wasdale

    Guided Walk
    Family Wasdale Wander

    Discover the wonders of this iconic landscape, on this family walk. Acclaimed by many to be Britain's best view.

    Location: Wasdale

    Grade: Moderate

  • 27 August 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn from Swirls

    Sorry, this walk has been cancelled

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Very hard

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Caves, Falls and Fells

    Follow old quarry roads to Little Langdale, visit Cathedral Cave and then on to spectacular Colwith Falls returning over High Oxen Fell and Hodge Close.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 28 August 2018

  • Holme Fell

    Guided Walk
    Tilberthwaite to Holme Fell

    A delightful walk over Holme Fell with views over Yewdale and Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 29 August 2018

  • Ullswater

    Guided Walk
    Unbelievable Ullswater!

    A circular walk up to the Cockpit between Barton Fell and Askham Fell, with a national park ranger, to discover what makes Ullswater special.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • Eskdale Mill

    Guided Walk
    Eskdale Family Wander

    A delightful walk along the beautiful Esk valley to visit historic sites including Eskdale Mill, one of the oldest water-powered mills in England (currently being refurbished).

    Location: Boot

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 30 August 2018

  • Laal Ratty

    Guided Walk
    Steam to the Hills

    Take the 'Ratty' steam train to Eskdale Green and walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Hawkshead

    Discover Wordsworth's Hawkshead and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

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

    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Hawkshead - Afternoon

    Discover Wordsworth's Hawkshead and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

  • 31 August 2018

  • Castlerigg

    Guided Walk
    Castlerigg Stone Circle

    A gradual ascent to ancient Castlerigg stone circle in its awe-inspiring setting. Panoramic views of the surrounding fells. One of Britain's earliest stone circles.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

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    Guided Walk
    Yew Beauty!

    An short walk through beautiful National Trust owned Yewdale Woods, returning along the Cumbria Way to Coniston.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 01 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    One Tarn and Two Waters

    Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water. Returning through Patterdale valley.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Esk Estuary

    Guided Walk
    Esk Estuary Escapade

    Discover the plants, wildlife and landscape of this coastal area. Includes short river crossings by volunteer ferry and by ford (bring old spare footwear) and return by Muncaster Castle and Roman remains.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 02 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Greenside and Keppel Cove

    A tour above ground of the extensive remains of Greenside mining activities, set amongst stunning mountain scenery.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Old Man of Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag

    Hike these iconic Lake district fells to bag two must-do Wainwright summits!

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

  • 03 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Farming Valley to a Felltop Ridge

    A gentle walk along quiet lanes to Troutbeck, followed by a steep climb up to Wansfell, before returning to Brockhole.

    Location: Windermere

    Grade: Hard

  • 05 September 2018

  • Watendlath

    Guided Walk
    The Hidden Valley of Watendlath

    Catch the bus to Rosthwaite, then walk over the fell to the hanging valley of Watendlath, returning to Keswick on woodland and lakeshore paths by Derwent Water.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 06 September 2018

  • Scafell Pike

    Guided Walk
    Scafell Pike - England's Highest Peak

    A magnificent walk to the summit of England's highest peak.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • 07 September 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

  • 08 September 2018

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

    Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 09 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 11 September 2018

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 12 September 2018

  • Walla Crag

    Guided Walk
    Walla Crag by Ashness Bridge

    A gentle ascent from the lakeshore and Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and then up to Walla Crag for a breathtaking panorama.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 14 September 2018

  • Green Gable

    Guided Walk
    Glorious Green Gable

    Three Wainwrights in a row. A steep climb to Grey Knotts, then on to Brandreth and Green Gable's summit, returning by Moses Trod.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 15 September 2018

  • Glenamara

    Guided Walk
    Glenamara and Silver Bay

    Sorry, this walk has been cancelled

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

  • Rannerdale Knott 300x300

    Guided Walk
    Rannerdale Knotts

    A short climb to the ridge of Rannerdale Knotts, giving magnificent views over Buttermere, Crummock Water and Lorton Vale.

    Location: Buttermere

    Grade: Moderate

  • 16 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 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

  • 18 September 2018

  • Castlerigg

    Guided Walk
    Castlerigg Stone Circle

    A gradual ascent to ancient Castlerigg stone circle in its awe-inspiring setting. Panoramic views of the surrounding fells. One of Britain's earliest stone circles.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Castle Crag and Millican's Cave

    Circular walk from Seatoller through stunning Borrowdale including Castle Crag and a cave.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 21 September 2018

  • Loughrigg Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Mere, Tarn and Water

    Walk around Loughrigg Fell on shore paths and low fells from the Grasmere valley to the Langdale valley.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 22 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Moor Divock Archaeology

    Take a journey back in time and walk among ancient stone circles, cairns and burial sites. This fascinating hike through history will bring the past back to life.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • 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

  • 23 September 2018

  • Pikeawassa

    Guided Walk
    Pikeawassa and High Street

    Cruise to Howtown, then ascend Pikeawassa and Wether Hill, returning along the old Roman Road to Pooley Bridge.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Very hard

  • Greenburn valley

    Guided Walk
    Greenburn Valley and Helm Crag

    Walk up into the remote Greenburn valley. Follow the ridge to Helm Crag and the famous 'Lion and the Lamb' rocks before descending to Grasmere.

    Location: Grasmere

    Grade: Hard

  • 24 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Ullswater

    Guided Walk
    Unbelievable Ullswater!

    A circular walk up to the Cockpit between Barton Fell and Askham Fell, with a national park ranger, to discover what makes Ullswater special.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 September 2018

  • Deer in Martindale Valley

    Guided Walk
    Martindale - Deer Valley

    Cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn by Heck Crag. Return around Angle Tarn visiting Brock Crags viewpoint.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Silver How

    Guided Walk
    Silver How and Easedale Tarn

    A challenging circular walk enjoying excellent views from Silver How, returning by stunning Easedale Tarn.

    Location: Grasmere

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Greenside and Keppel Cove

    A tour above ground of the extensive remains of Greenside mining activities, set amongst stunning mountain scenery.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 26 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Historic Hartsop

    Catch the bus to Hartsop for a scenic walk around Brotherswater and Hartsop village. Lots of interest for history buffs!

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Stunning St Sunday Crag

    A strenuous ridge walk over St Sunday Crag via Deepdale Hause. Passing through the stunning valley of Grisedale and returning through Patterdale.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 27 September 2018

  • Ullswater Steamer

    Guided Walk
    Steamer, Dale and Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk over Beda Fell to view the ancient deer forest of Bannerdale. Return by Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    One Tarn and Two Waters

    Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water. Returning through Patterdale valley.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 28 September 2018

  • Red Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Catstycam by Red Tarn

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

    Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 29 September 2018

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    Over Glencoyne to Aira Force

    Walk from Glenridding to Aira force and catch the steamer back

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 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

  • 30 September 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Waterfalls, Quarries and Lakeland Slate

    A scenic walk by the thundering waterfalls of Skelwith and Colwith to the immense crater of Hodge Close Quarry, returning along Little Langdale.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 06 October 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Stunning St Sunday Crag

    A strenuous ridge walk over St Sunday Crag via Deepdale Hause. Passing through the stunning valley of Grisedale and returning through Patterdale.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 07 October 2018

  • Ullswater Steamer

    Guided Walk
    Steamer, Dale and Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk over Beda Fell to view the ancient deer forest of Bannerdale. Return by Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 09 October 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Heritage Trail to Troutbeck

    Enjoy a gentle walk along the historical route to the village of Troutbeck.

    Location: Windermere

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 11 October 2018

  • Roman Fort

    Guided Walk
    Romans and Tall Trees

    A leisurely stroll from Waterhead to the ruins of the old Roman fort of Galava. Walk along the banks of the River Rothay returning by walking up hill through Skelghyll Wood.

    Location: Ambleside

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 13 October 2018

  • Deer in Martindale Valley

    Guided Walk
    Martindale - Deer Valley

    Cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn by Heck Crag. Return around Angle Tarn visiting Brock Crags viewpoint.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 14 October 2018

  • Blencathra

    Guided Walk
    Blencathra Summit

    Walk by Scales Fell to Blencathra's summit. Three Wainwright summits to bag!

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 17 October 2018

  • Holme Fell

    Guided Walk
    Tilberthwaite to Holme Fell

    A delightful walk over Holme Fell with views over Yewdale and Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 18 October 2018

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 20 October 2018

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    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

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    19 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Scout Scar - a Natural Limestone Garden

    A circular walk over Scout Scar, looking at the wildlife and special plants that grow on the limestone.

    Location: Near Kendal

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 June 2018

  • Brockhole gardens with summer flowers


    Garden Tour - Meet the Experts

    Join a guided tour around Brockhole's Mawson gardens and get an insight into it's history, plants and seasonal highlights.

    Location: Brockhole, Windermere.

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 22 June 2018

  • High Spy

    Guided Walk
    High Spy Ridge and Valleys

    A peaceful walk by River Derwent before ascending under High Spy for a ridge walk with panoramic views of the northern fells.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 23 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Castle Crag and Millican's Cave

    Circular walk from Seatoller through stunning Borrowdale including Castle Crag and a cave.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 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

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to improve your navigation skills. Map and compass provided.

    Location: Grasmere

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 24 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 June 2018

  • Bowfell

    Guided Walk
    Bowfell Circular

    A strenuous hike up The Band to Three Tarns and the Wainwright summit of mighty Bowfell.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 27 June 2018

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard


  • 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

  • 29 June 2018

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 30 June 2018

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Over Lingmoor into Little Langdale

    Climb out of Elterwater village onto Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike before an exciting descent to Blea Tarn and Little Langdale, returning to Elterwater.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

    19 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Scout Scar - a Natural Limestone Garden

    A circular walk over Scout Scar, looking at the wildlife and special plants that grow on the limestone.

    Location: Near Kendal

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • Brockhole gardens with summer flowers


    Garden Tour - Meet the Experts

    Join a guided tour around Brockhole's Mawson gardens and get an insight into it's history, plants and seasonal highlights.

    Location: Brockhole, Windermere.

  • 22 June 2018

  • High Spy

    Guided Walk
    High Spy Ridge and Valleys

    A peaceful walk by River Derwent before ascending under High Spy for a ridge walk with panoramic views of the northern fells.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 23 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to improve your navigation skills. Map and compass provided.

    Location: Grasmere

  • 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

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

    Guided Walk
    Castle Crag and Millican's Cave

    Circular walk from Seatoller through stunning Borrowdale including Castle Crag and a cave.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 24 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 June 2018

  • Bowfell

    Guided Walk
    Bowfell Circular

    A strenuous hike up The Band to Three Tarns and the Wainwright summit of mighty Bowfell.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 27 June 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

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 29 June 2018

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 30 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Over Lingmoor into Little Langdale

    Climb out of Elterwater village onto Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike before an exciting descent to Blea Tarn and Little Langdale, returning to Elterwater.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 01 July 2018

  • Deer in Martindale Valley

    Guided Walk
    Martindale - Deer Valley

    Cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn by Heck Crag. Return around Angle Tarn visiting Brock Crags viewpoint.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Blawith Beacon Trek

    A walk over Torver Common to the summit of the Beacon with panoramic views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Blackbeck Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Haystacks - Wainwright's Favourite Fell

    From Honister, climb through old slate mine workings, past Blackbeck and Innominate Tarns to the summit, for fabulous views of Buttermere and beyond.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • Family cycle


    Guided Family Cycle Ride - Visiting a Castle and a Tarn

    A delightful guided bike ride from Brockhole on Windermere to Wray Castle and a tarn

    Location: Near Windermere

  • 04 July 2018

  • Brockhole gardens with summer flowers


    Garden Tour - Meet the Experts

    Join a guided tour around Brockhole's Mawson gardens and get an insight into it's history, plants and seasonal highlights.

    Location: Brockhole, Windermere.

  • 05 July 2018

  • Walla Crag

    Guided Walk
    Walla Crag by Ashness Bridge

    A gentle ascent from the lakeshore and Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and then up to Walla Crag for a breathtaking panorama.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 07 July 2018

  • Red Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Catstycam by Red Tarn

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    Majestic Great Gable

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Women

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills. Map and compass provided. Adult women only.

    Location: Ullswater area

  • 08 July 2018

  • Guided bike rides in the Lake District


    Guided Family Cycle Ride - Windermere with a Castle

    A delightful guided bike ride from Brockhole on Windermere to Wray Castle

    Location: Near Windermere

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

    Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 11 July 2018

  • Scafell Pike

    Guided Walk
    Scafell Pike - England's Highest Peak

    A magnificent walk to the summit of England's highest peak.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

  • 12 July 2018

  • Loughrigg Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Mere, Tarn and Water

    Walk around Loughrigg Fell on shore paths and low fells from the Grasmere valley to the Langdale valley.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 13 July 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: Kendal

  • 14 July 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

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills. Map and compass provided.

    Location: Ullswater area

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Caves, Falls and Fells

    Follow old quarry roads to Little Langdale, visit Cathedral Cave and then on to spectacular Colwith Falls returning over High Oxen Fell and Hodge Close.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 15 July 2018

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    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn from Swirls

    Follow Helvellyn Gill up to the summit with its dramatic and wide-ranging views.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Very hard

  • Keswick

    Guided Walk
    Discover Keswick

    Sorry, this walk has been cancelled

    Location: Keswick

    Grade: Easy

  • 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

  • Family cycle


    Guided Family Cycle Ride - Visiting a Castle and a Tarn

    A delightful guided bike ride from Brockhole on Windermere to Wray Castle and a tarn

    Location: Near Windermere

  • 16 July 2018

  • Derwent Water

    Guided Walk
    Delightful Derwent Water

    Cruise the lake walk back to Keswick. Lovely lakeshore views.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy

  • 17 July 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

    20 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 22 June 2018

  • High Spy

    Guided Walk
    High Spy Ridge and Valleys

    A peaceful walk by River Derwent before ascending under High Spy for a ridge walk with panoramic views of the northern fells.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 23 June 2018

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

    Guided Walk
    Castle Crag and Millican's Cave

    Circular walk from Seatoller through stunning Borrowdale including Castle Crag and a cave.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 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

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to improve your navigation skills. Map and compass provided.

    Location: Grasmere

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    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn Avoiding the Ridges

    Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 24 June 2018

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 June 2018

  • Bowfell

    Guided Walk
    Bowfell Circular

    A strenuous hike up The Band to Three Tarns and the Wainwright summit of mighty Bowfell.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 27 June 2018

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard


  • 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

  • 29 June 2018

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 30 June 2018

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Over Lingmoor into Little Langdale

    Climb out of Elterwater village onto Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike before an exciting descent to Blea Tarn and Little Langdale, returning to Elterwater.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

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    Guided Walk
    Dales and Place Fell

    Cruise to Howtown then walk back to Glenridding over the summit of Place Fell and Boredale Hause.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 01 July 2018

  • Blackbeck Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Haystacks - Wainwright's Favourite Fell

    From Honister, climb through old slate mine workings, past Blackbeck and Innominate Tarns to the summit, for fabulous views of Buttermere and beyond.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

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    Guided Walk
    Blawith Beacon Trek

    A walk over Torver Common to the summit of the Beacon with panoramic views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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!