18 March 2016
March and April are perfect months for discovering and exploring the Lake District. Spring flowers, sparkling tarns and magical scenery make this a must-do destination for the discerning visitor.
Experience Lakeland's splendour and see why we are bidding for World Heritage status for our stunning cultural landscape. Whether you’re after a gentle ramble, an airy high fell hike or a gentle bike ride on quiet country lanes, our volunteer leaders are waiting to share their passion for the Lakes. And to show you the unique special qualities that make this a world class bucket list travel stop.
Here's just a small selection of what's on offer, whether you're a family group or a single traveller. We've activities for all ages and abilities too.
Families love our popular walk to Cathedral Cave where you can follow the tunnel to a Hollywood film set. Can you name the 2012 film in which it was featured?
Learn about Britain’s much-loved poet, William Wordsworth, on our leisurely In the Footsteps of Wordsworth
We've teamed up with Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum to celebrate the life of this fascinating man.
The Lake District has a rich archaeological and industrial history. Journey back to the past on our new Miterdale Meander and visit ancient stone circles and old mine workings.
Feeling adventurous? Our volunteer leaders will show you some of our most iconic Lakeland fells.
We love Avoiding the Old Man and the beautiful Greenburn Valley and Helm Crag
Be inspired by tumbling waterfalls, cool pools and tranquil tarns. Refresh your senses with a riverside or lakeside walk. Here’s our pick for spring:
Hills, Gills and Falls Visit Colwith Force waterfall on this wonderful woodland walk.
Dales and Place Fell A cruise on an Ullswater steamer is a must-do activity. We traverse the lake for a bracing walk to the summit of Place Fell.
Little Langdale – Fells and Tarns A superb trek to the summit
of Lingmoor for a classic view of the Langdale Pikes.
We’ve so much more to offer so check out all our activities on our events calendar See you out and about!
Volunteer Led Activity Coordinator
Lake District National Park