Education group with Generation Green team at Brockhole

For teachers

Learning messages

We want everyone who learns in the Lake District to go home with some simple messages such as 'The Lake District is a National Park' and 'Everyone is welcome'.

We've produced a simple leaflet for teachers and outdoor educators. Check out core messages, simple learning messages and how we work in Learning messages (PDF).

Lake District topics factsheets

Lake District history education resources

The Lake District National Park is rich in cultural heritage and history. We have created resources for many different age groups of students, including case studies and activities. There are three time periods:

Our in-depth case studies look at specific sites across the Lake District, from prehistoric art and lime kilns to a tannery and Victorian viewing stations.

Our planning section has details on;

Search the Historic Environment Record

Search the Lake District Historic Environment Record on the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) website.

Search the Lake District Historic Environment Record on the Heritage Gateway website - English Heritage


In partnership with United Utilities, a free half day workshop for schools is available to help pupils understand more about how important water is for the Lake District.


Free photos - has photos which are free to download.

Learn more about the UK's 15 National Parks

National Parks UK

For facts and figures about other National Parks, check out National Parks - Learning about