Visiting the Lake District is one of the most popular holiday choices for people around the UK and further afield. Our Lake District National Park has a wide range of activities and attractions and natural beauty. However you like to unwind and enjoy the space, from walking and cycling, to boating or paddleboarding, we've something for everyone in the Lake District. In the winter, you can head to the mountains and join our fell top assessors on winter skills courses. With 12 of the largest lakes in England and 3,105km of rights of way, this truly is one of Britain's best breathing spaces.
Our guide to main lakes, towns and villages across the Lake District, from vibrant Windermere and Ambleside to beautiful Langdale valley. Places to go
Book accommodation from cosy holiday cottages to luxury hotels. Where to stay
Picnics or paddleboarding, hiking or history, boating or cycling, star gazing or swimming, we've things to do for everyone in the Lake District. Things to do
Plan your visit, from getting around, to park and ride/sail. Plan your visit, be Lake District Kind.
Accessible walking routes, accessible accommodation search and activity centres for people of all ages with additional mobility needs. Accessible for all
From stone circles and working bobbin mills, to stately homes with lakeshore gardens, the Lake District has a rich history and inspiring landscape. Historical sites
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