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It is important that we follow government advice and stay at home. The Lake District National Park Authority car parks are now closed. They will remain only for use by our local communities, in populated areas for essential functions – such as attending GP appointments or for essential shopping.

All 2020 events

  • 07 August 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Heritage Trail to Troutbeck

    Enjoy an uphill walk along this historic route to the village of Troutbeck.

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Caves, Falls and Fells

    Follow old quarry roads to Little Langdale, visit Cathedral Cave and then on to spectacular Colwith Falls returning over High Oxen Fell and Hodge Close.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 08 August 2020

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Waterfalls, Quarries and Lakeland Slate

    A scenic walk by the thundering waterfalls of Skelwith and Colwith to the immense crater of Hodge Close Quarry, returning along Little Langdale.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

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    Navigation Skills for Women

    Head outdoors Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided. Adult women only.

    Location: Ullswater area

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    Guided Walk
    Lowther Loop

    Discover this beautiful and tranquil walk in a less-visited area of the Lake District.

    Grade: Moderate

  • 09 August 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Coniston Old Man

    Hike this iconic Lake District fell to bag a 'must-do' Wainwright summit. Return via Goat's Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Very hard

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    Guided Walk
    Seldom Seen and Glencoyne

    A lovely walk over the fells from Glenridding. Enjoy magnificent views of the iconic Ullswater Valley. Return by Steamer.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 10 August 2020

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    Guided Walk
    My First Fell - Bowness Family Walk

    Discover the joy of climbing a Lake District fell on this family walk to the summit of Brantfell. Spectacular views from the top! All welcome, not just families.

    Location: Bowness

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • 12 August 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Miterdale to Eskdale

    Delightful walk along River Mite valley to visit stone circles and old mine workings above Eskdale. Return by Blea Tarn. Stunning views along the route.

    Location: Eskdale

    Grade: Moderate

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    Guided Walk
    Place Fell Panorama

    Hike to the panoramic viewpoint of Place Fell and then take the Ullswater Steamer back from Howtown.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 13 August 2020

  • Laal Ratty

    Guided Walk
    Steam to the Hills

    Take the 'Ratty' steam train to Eskdale Green and walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell. Meet at 10.00 to catch the 10.25 train.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Moderate

  • 14 August 2020

  • Roman Fort

    Guided Walk
    Romans and Tall Trees

    Stroll from Waterhead to the ruins of the Roman fort of Galava. Walk along the banks of the River Rothay returning uphill through Skelghyll Wood. Includes a short, steep ascent. Includes a visit to a Tall Tree Trail.

    Location: Ambleside

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • 15 August 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Black Crag and Yewdale

    A leisurely walk to the viewpoint of Black Crag, a Wainwright summit, by Tom Gill and Tarn Hows, returning by Tom Heights plantation.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Hill Walkers

    Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided. Adults only. Booking essential

    Location: Ullswater area

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    Guided Walk
    Ullswater Overview

    Take the steamer to Aira Force to view the waterfall before enjoying splendid views of Ullswater from Gowbarrow on the return to Pooley Bridge.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Hard

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