Mapping

Plan your visit

Map of the UK showing where the Lake District National Park is located

The Lake District National Park is in the northwest corner of England, in the county of Cumbria. We've mountains, valleys, villages, towns, coastline and of course lakes! Check out our Maps page for more details.

More than 15 million people visit the the National Park each year. If you've never been, our Beginners taster is a good place to start.

Please use public transport to help protect this special environment. You'll be able to relax, take in the scenery and not worry about parking.

Travel and transport

Find out about Getting here and Transport, driving and facilities once you've arrived in the Lake District.

Days out


Featured places to visit

Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole gardens

Have a great day out at Brockhole! Explore 30 acres of stunning gardens, hire bikes for the family, enjoy lake Windermere by canoe, kayak or rowing boat and let the children blow off some steam on the adventure playground or Treetop Nets!

Visit the Brockhole website

Coniston Boating Centre


Brockhole gardens

Pre-book boats and bikes from Coniston Boating Centre and go on a mini adventure with friends and family! Explore Coniston Water by canoe, kayak, paddle board, or motor boat!

Visit Coniston Boating Centre

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