A visitor walking up Great Gable

Discover a new you in a new view

7 January 2020

It's a 'New Year, new you', and why not a new view? The Lake District is here to help you achieve your New Year resolution goals, whether that's to improve your wellbeing, be healthier or lose weight! 

Enjoy the wellbeing effects of visiting the Lake District and you will be following in the footsteps of great artists such as William Wordsworth, who understood the value of the landscape for inspiring and restoring the spirit.

We have put together a list of levels for the complete novice right through to the adventure enthusiast, to help start you off this new year! Choose your starting point.

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Ready for a new view?

Are you ready to leave your comfort zone? Swap out virtual views for the real thing! Take a look at our 10 things we challenge you to do this year.

First steps for beginners
A visitor rowing on Coniston Water.%

Follow our footsteps

For all you ready adventurers wanting to explore even more of the Lake District, these 10 challenges will leave you feeling accomplished.

Next step challenges
Helvellyn in the snow.%

Reach for the tops

Do you describe yourself as an adventure enthusiast? Reach for the mountain tops or the top of your limit. Take a look at our advanced challenges to encourage you to keep pushing yourself.

Advanced challenges

Ready for a new view?

A ferry on a lake in the Lake District.

Follow our footsteps


Reach for the tops

Winter Skills course on Helvellyn.

Please make sure you're well equipped and have a good understanding of winter walking before heading out for your adventure. Take a look at our daily ground condition weather reports to help you plan your day. 

Get your woolly hats and step counter at the ready for a Lake District adventure.

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Win a jacket and a pair of walking boots! 

For a chance to be well equipped with a few essentials, we are giving away a pair of Columbia Sportswear walking boots and a winter jacket! All you need to do is take a picture of yourself doing any of the challenges above and share on your Instagram story using #NewViewNewYou and tagging us @lakedistrictnpa. Terms and conditions apply.

Be in it to win it

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